UBS ups its forecast for next yearDec. 2, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
The bank UBS says the economy in 2021 will perform better than first predicted.
Geneva green lights financial package for struggling firmsNov. 27, 2020, 6:40 a.m.
Geneva is releasing several more millions of francs to help business affected by the lockdown.
Government demands more women in senior rolesNov. 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 ...
Contactless CHF 80 limit to remainNov. 19, 2020, 6:01 a.m.
The limit for contactless payments will stay at CHF 80.
Geneva to offer more help to small businessesOct. 30, 2020, 8:36 a.m.
Canton Geneva is to pay CHF 5m to a series of small self-employed workers who have been hit hard by the pandemic.
Thousands of hospitality jobs under threatOct. 28, 2020, 6:45 a.m.
33,000 jobs have already been lost in the hospitality sector and tens of thousands are under threat.
Geneva public workers march to fight pay cutOct. 16, 2020, 6:43 a.m.
More than 6,000 marched through the centre of Geneva yesterday protesting at the proposed 1% salary cut for cantonal ...
Geneva restaurant voucher scheme a 'success'Oct. 13, 2020, 6:48 a.m.
The Geneva scheme to get people back out and into restaurants has ended – and is being hailed a success.
Geneva public workers threaten pay strikesOct. 7, 2020, 6:04 a.m.
Public workers in Geneva are threatening to strike later this month unless the government ditches plans to cut civil ...
Geneva tourist office slashes costsOct. 6, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
The pandemic has slashed business travel – and Geneva is worst hit.
SNB intervening heavily to keep CHF downOct. 1, 2020, 6:54 a.m.
Figures released yesterday show the Swiss National Bank has been intervening heavily in the currency markets to keep ...
National broadcaster to cut jobs amid downturnSept. 30, 2020, 6:50 a.m.
The Swiss Broadcasting Corporation is to sack 250 people over the next three years – blaming the coronavirus.
Geneva debate calls for working support to be extendedSept. 30, 2020, 6:47 a.m.
Geneva business leaders, journalists, trade unionists and politicians are calling for an extension of the reduced wor...
Climbing infections - but jobs good newsSept. 7, 2020, 10 a.m.
In the last 24 hours a further 444 have tested positive for Covid-19. That’s up from the beginning of the weeke...
Research shows migrants contribute to country more than they takeAug. 19, 2020, 9:51 a.m.
New research shows migrants in Switzerland contribute more to the country than they take, a third will leave the coun...
Swiss economy expected to suffer less than others in EuropeAug. 6, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
The Swiss economy is expect to suffer less from the Covid-19 crisis than other countries in Europe.
Economic effect of lockdown to be felt for sometime as benefit claims increaseJune 22, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
The economic effect of the lockdown will be felt for some time.
Summer jobs being cut due to pandemicJune 16, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
The pandemic is likely to have an impact on young people looking for a summer job.
Economy predicted to return to pre-virus levels by 2022 at the earliestJune 10, 2020, 8:54 a.m.
The thinktank, Economiesuisse, says the economy will take a long time to recover and won’t be back to pre-virus...
Switzerland named safest country in the world for Covid-19June 8, 2020, 11:58 a.m.
Switzerland is the safest country in the world for Covid-19. Germany is second.
Hopes for International Geneva to gradually restart economic activitiesMay 25, 2020, 10:07 a.m.
The Covid-19 shutdown has brought an end to International Geneva’s economy – but there is light at the of...
Petition calls for more humanitarian economy reboot as rate of infection continues to fallMay 5, 2020, 9 a.m.
The rate of infections continues to flatten. The Federal Health Office says there were 76 new cases yesterday –...
Economy to suffer and unemployment predicted to rise 4%April 24, 2020, 9:44 a.m.
Our top story is a stark warning from the government about the Swiss economy - which is expected to suffer its bigges...
Hospitality industry nervous about futureApril 17, 2020, 9:33 a.m.
Following the announcement, many sectors of the economy are relieved. But those in the hospitality industry remain ne...