Govt wins federal votes

Govt wins federal votes

Nov. 30, 2020, 7:51 a.m.
In yesterday’s votes, the government is pleased both major federal choices went in its favor. The campaign for ...
Government demands more women in senior roles

Government demands more women in senior roles

Nov. 26, 2020, 6:27 a.m.
The government says it wants to see more women in top jobs in federally funded companies. It will lift the target ...
Support slumps for two federal votes

Support slumps for two federal votes

Nov. 18, 2020, 6:16 a.m.
The latest polls show a slump in support for the Responsible Business initiative. The vote calls for Swiss companies ...
Geneva government urges voters to reject Swiss People's Party anti-immigration initiative

Geneva government urges voters to reject Swiss People's Party anti-immigration initiative

Aug. 20, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
The Geneva cantonal government is breaking with a tradition and urging voters to reject the Swiss People’s Part...
Indian family told to leave Switzerland after 20 years of residency

Indian family told to leave Switzerland after 20 years of residency

Aug. 18, 2020, 9:08 a.m.
An Indian family who’ve been living in Switzerland for the last 20 years – and their children, aged 16 an...
Luxury hotel, The Richemond, in Geneva to close for foreseeable future

Luxury hotel, The Richemond, in Geneva to close for foreseeable future

July 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 transactions

Twint money app finds first security flaw after 100 million transactions

June 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'

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 fatigue

Cantons pressure government to reopen all businesses over lockdown fatigue

April 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 crisis

Government looks to protect companies in crisis

April 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 period

Tourism industry looks set to suffer for long period

April 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 weeks

Federal councillors to discuss plan for coming days and weeks

April 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 loans

Swiss banks prepare to hand out 0% interest emergency loans

March 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-19

New hotline for small businesses affected by Covid-19

March 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 assistance

Star Alliance asks government for assistance

March 18, 2020, 10:08 a.m.
Some business news.   
Tourism sector cuts jobs as Covid-19 hits visitor numbers

Tourism sector cuts jobs as Covid-19 hits visitor numbers

March 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 growth

Lucerne president concerned about Airbnb growth

Aug. 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' underwear

Aargau couple sell 5G 'protection' underwear

July 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 jobs

General Electric to cut more Swiss jobs

June 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’ 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...
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