Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Dominique Métayer (U2P): “We lack clarity on state aid”


Seven out of ten local businesses lost a quarter of their turnover on average in 2020. The new president of U2P, Dominique Métayer, is asking for additional measures to support the cash flow of very small businesses.

Mason by profession, Dominique Métayer took over the presidency of the U2P on January 20, 2021 for four years.

What is your assessment of 2020 for local businesses?

The latest publication of our barometer carried out with the Xerfi institute shows that seven out of ten companies have been affected by the crisis, with an average decrease of 25% in their turnover. This observation hides a great disparity. The building was able to resume fairly quickly with all the necessary precautions on the sites. Cafes, hotels, restaurants, events, entertainment and tourism are totally damaged.

Seven out of ten local businesses lost a quarter of their turnover on average in 2020. The new president of U2P, Dominique Métayer, is asking for additional measures to support the cash flow of very small businesses.

Mason by profession, Dominique Métayer took over the presidency of the U2P on January 20, 2021 for four years.

What is your assessment of 2020 for local businesses?

The latest publication of our barometer carried out with the Xerfi institute shows that seven out of ten companies have been affected by the crisis, with an average decrease of 25% in their turnover. This observation hides a great disparity. The building was able to resume fairly quickly with all the necessary precautions on the sites. Cafes, hotels, restaurants, events, entertainment and tourism are totally damaged.