Luxury hotel, The Richemond, in Geneva to close for foreseeable futureJuly 10, 2020, 8:08 a.m.
The Geneva luxury hotel, the Richemond says it will close its doors and will not reopen until business improves.
Twint money app finds first security flaw after 100 million transactionsJune 11, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
A security flaw has been discovered with the money transfer app Twint.
Home delivery drug deals becoming 'new normal'May 4, 2020, 9:51 a.m.
During the lockdown many businesses have adjusted to the new reality to make sure the money keeps coming in.
Cantons pressure government to reopen all businesses over lockdown fatigueApril 22, 2020, 9:36 a.m.
Canton Aargau is asking the federal government to move faster to end the lockdown – amid signs the population i...
Government looks to protect companies in crisisApril 10, 2020, 9:32 a.m.
The government’s looking at ways to protect Swiss companies hit by cash-flow problems and debt.
Tourism industry looks set to suffer for long periodApril 7, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
The tourism industry looks set to be hit hard by the coronavirus crisis - and over a long period of time.
Federal councillors to discuss plan for coming days and weeksApril 7, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
Federal councillors are meeting this week across the country with representatives from health care, business, pharmac...
Swiss banks prepare to hand out 0% interest emergency loansMarch 26, 2020, 9:10 a.m.
Swiss banks are preparing for a rush of emergency loans provided to companies that run out of money due to the p...
New hotline for small businesses affected by Covid-19March 18, 2020, 10:11 a.m.
A new hotline is being created for small businesses to get in touch directly with advice on their finances. ...
Star Alliance asks government for assistanceMarch 18, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Some business news.
Tourism sector cuts jobs as Covid-19 hits visitor numbersMarch 2, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Businesses in the tourism sector are cutting jobs as Covid-19 hits visitor numbers.
Lucerne president concerned about Airbnb growthAug. 7, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
The cantonal president of Lucerne says something needs to be done about the growth of Airbnb.
Aargau couple sell 5G 'protection' underwearJuly 3, 2019, 10:04 a.m.
A couple in canton Aargau have set up a new company selling underwear which they claim will protect wearers against t...
General Electric to cut more Swiss jobsJune 18, 2019, 9:46 a.m.
The US firm General Electric is confirming more jobs will be cut at its Swiss offices.
Women on all top 20 Swiss companies’ boardsMay 21, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
All of Switzerland’s top 20 companies now have at least one woman in the boardroom, according to a report by th...
Foreign firms still setting up in SwitzerlandApril 3, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
Switzerland is still proving attractive to foreign firms. Last year 282 companies set up offices in the country, crea...
Number of women in boardrooms risesMarch 8, 2019, 10:12 a.m.
There are slightly more women in Swiss company boardrooms now than there were last year – but the country is st...
Half of CEOs in Switzerland pessimistic about world economyJan. 22, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
As business and political leaders meet in Davos, a survey shows there’s increasing pessimism about the future o...
Communications Minister concerned over Chinese takeovers of Swiss firmsAug. 14, 2018, 10:14 a.m.
Swiss Communications Minister Doris Leuthard says she’s concerned about potential takeovers by Chinese business...
Swiss firms told not to cut ties with Iran in spite of US sanctionsAug. 10, 2018, 10:03 a.m.
The Swiss government says that it regrets the ‘deteriorating’ situation regarding sanctions imposed by th...
Iran tells Swiss audience country will continue to respect nuclear dealJuly 4, 2018, 8:07 a.m.
The Iranian president says the country will continue to respect the agreement it’s signed with other countries ...
Iranian president arrives in SwitzerlandJuly 3, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
The Iran nuclear deal is likely to be the main topic of conversation at meetings today in Bern with the Iranian presi...
Iranian president to make official visit to SwitzerlandJune 19, 2018, 8:12 a.m.
The Iranian president is to make an official visit to Switzerland at the beginning of next month.
Parliament votes in favour of gender boardroom quotasJune 15, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
Parliament has narrowly voted in favour of gender quotas on boardrooms in large companies.