Women on all top 20 Swiss companies’ boards

Women on all top 20 Swiss companies’ boards

May 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 Switzerland

Foreign firms still setting up in Switzerland

April 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 rises

Number of women in boardrooms rises

March 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 economy

Half of CEOs in Switzerland pessimistic about world economy

Jan. 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 firms

Communications Minister concerned over Chinese takeovers of Swiss firms

Aug. 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 sanctions

Swiss firms told not to cut ties with Iran in spite of US sanctions

Aug. 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 deal

Iran tells Swiss audience country will continue to respect nuclear deal

July 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 Switzerland

Iranian president arrives in Switzerland

July 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 Switzerland

Iranian president to make official visit to Switzerland

June 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 quotas

Parliament votes in favour of gender boardroom quotas

June 15, 2018, 9:29 a.m.
Parliament has narrowly voted in favour of gender quotas on boardrooms in large companies.
Swiss firms uncertain of business future with Iran

Swiss firms uncertain of business future with Iran

May 22, 2018, 5:57 a.m.
Swiss companies have stopped signing contracts with Iranian firms as the United States prepare to impose sanctions af...
Unions representing Glencore workers demonstrate in Zug

Unions representing Glencore workers demonstrate in Zug

May 3, 2018, 6:39 a.m.
Union representatives from across the world gathered in Zug yesterday to protest conditions for Glencore workers.
Swiss businesses more interested in exploring links with Iran than US

Swiss businesses more interested in exploring links with Iran than US

April 13, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
Swiss exporters are more interested in developing business ties with Iran than the United States.
Switzerland can do more in fight against corruption - OECD

Switzerland can do more in fight against corruption - OECD

March 28, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
The OECD says Switzerland can be doing more in the fight against corruption – especially in the protection of&n...
Swiss companies spend millions lobbying US government

Swiss companies spend millions lobbying US government

March 13, 2018, 8:40 a.m.
Swiss pharmaceutical companies have spent millions of dollars in the United States to fight the Affordable Care ...
New Swiss government portal to make life easier

New Swiss government portal to make life easier

Nov. 7, 2017, 8:46 a.m.
The Swiss government is launching a new online portal to make life easier for those running a business in the country.
Multi-million franc fund to support Swiss start-ups

Multi-million franc fund to support Swiss start-ups

July 3, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
Up to CHF 300 Million has been secured in private funding for an initiative to help Swiss start-ups.
EU signals new Swiss employment law may be acceptable

EU signals new Swiss employment law may be acceptable

Dec. 23, 2016, 5:25 a.m.
The European Union has signalled a new Swiss employment law would still be compatible with the concept of the free mo...
New measures to stop cross-border tax evasion

New measures to stop cross-border tax evasion

Nov. 24, 2016, 6:14 a.m.
Around 200 multinational firms based in Switzerland could soon be forced to reveal their revenues and tax duties in e...
Swiss government boost to gender equality

Swiss government boost to gender equality

Nov. 24, 2016, 6:12 a.m.
Plans to impose gender quotas on boards and managements of listed Swiss companies have been endorsed by the governmen...
International firms worry about Swiss competitiveness

International firms worry about Swiss competitiveness

Nov. 16, 2016, 6:12 a.m.
A survey by consultants KPMG has found that foreign multinationals that have settled in Switzerland for its busines...
Not enough women in top management positions

Not enough women in top management positions

Oct. 3, 2016, 4:35 p.m.
The number of women holding company posts in Switzerland is too low, according to a report by Credit Suisse. The rep...
Swiss work permit crises

Swiss work permit crises

Aug. 26, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
Geneva, Basel and Zurich have all run out of work permits for non-EU nationals. The federal government has reduced t...
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