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.
Nestlé to cut hundreds of jobs in Switzerland

Nestlé to cut hundreds of jobs in Switzerland

May 30, 2018, 6:14 a.m.
Nestlé has announced it’s to shed 500 IT jobs in Switzerland and another 80 at its Nespresso operations ...
Switzerland second hardest working country in Europe

Switzerland second hardest working country in Europe

May 25, 2018, 6:20 a.m.
New figures show Switzerland is not the hardest working country in Europe. It’s second after Iceland.
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...
Globus shuts Geneva branch as sales slump

Globus shuts Geneva branch as sales slump

May 16, 2018, 6:16 a.m.
A combination of online shopping, the strong franc and the trend of cross-border shopping is hitting retail sales in ...
Average pay rises in Switzerland

Average pay rises in Switzerland

May 15, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
The latest pay survey by the government shows the median salary for a full time job in Switzerland is now at CHF 6,502.
Trade deal with China disappoints farmers

Trade deal with China disappoints farmers

May 14, 2018, 6:21 a.m.
Swiss farmers are complaining the much vaunted free trade deal the country has struck with China is not leading to th...
Bern says it will do more to help those with disabilities.

Bern says it will do more to help those with disabilities.

May 10, 2018, 6:06 a.m.
The federal government is to do more to make sure those with disabilities are able to lead more independent lives and...
Government looks to tackle Swiss high prices

Government looks to tackle Swiss high prices

May 10, 2018, 6:01 a.m.
The government has rejected the Fair Price initiative which calls for regulations to stop foreign companies adding a ...
Changes need to happen to stop pension fund bust

Changes need to happen to stop pension fund bust

May 8, 2018, 8:05 a.m.
The Swiss President says VAT needs to rise and we have to work for longer to make sure the pension system doesn&rsquo...
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.
VAT cut not being passed on to consumers

VAT cut not being passed on to consumers

May 3, 2018, 6:11 a.m.
We all know that prices are quick to rise – but slow to fall. And this be being shown to be true after VAT in S...
Switzerland closes consulates in US and Pakistan

Switzerland closes consulates in US and Pakistan

April 26, 2018, 7:04 a.m.
To save money, Switzerland is closing its consulates in Los Angeles and Karachi.
Government urged to suspend Turkey trade talks

Government urged to suspend Turkey trade talks

April 17, 2018, 7:04 a.m.
The government is under pressure from a series of human rights groups not to sign a trade deal with Turkey until all ...
Tech giants are taxed sufficiently in Switzerland says Minister

Tech giants are taxed sufficiently in Switzerland says Minister

April 16, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
The Swiss Finance Minister, Ueli Maurer says the tech giants which have offices in the country are already sufficient...
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.
French Post blames Swiss salaries for Gex problem

French Post blames Swiss salaries for Gex problem

April 12, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
French postal managers are promising to get to grips with a crises which is paralyzing the post in the Pays de Gex, w...
Sulzer hit by US sanctions due to Russian link

Sulzer hit by US sanctions due to Russian link

April 12, 2018, 6:38 a.m.
Shares in the Swiss pump maker Sulzer continue to fall and its bank accounts in Russia have been frozen.
New car sales are down - especially diesel

New car sales are down - especially diesel

April 11, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Sales of new cars are down. Last year saw a fall of 1.3% in new passenger cars overall at 315,000.
Switzerland places sanctions on Venezuela

Switzerland places sanctions on Venezuela

March 29, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
Switzerland has joined other European countries and have issued sanctions on Venezuela.
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...
Central Switzerland residents are the richest

Central Switzerland residents are the richest

March 28, 2018, 7:03 a.m.
Those living in central areas of the country are the most well off, according to a new survey.    
External factors threaten Swiss economy

External factors threaten Swiss economy

March 21, 2018, 8:28 a.m.
Although the latest forecasts for the Swiss economy are generally positive. The government is warning there are poten...
Uber drivers have to be treated as employees - report

Uber drivers have to be treated as employees - report

March 20, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
Uber drivers in Switzerland have to be treated as if they were employees and not self-employed. That’s a decisi...
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