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Calculate your VAT correctly

The Swiss VAT law provides companies with the possibility of choosing between two VAT calculation methods (based on an agreed lump-sum or actual proceeds) and three types of taxation (effective, net-tax rate or flat-rate taxation). We show you the differences. more…

priME CUP Promotes Young Entrepreneurship

From 30 November to 1 December 2018 a competition and trainee programme called priME CUP is held in Ingenbohl-Brunnen, in the canton of Schwyz, in which teams of pupils, students and young entrepreneurs receive entrepreneurship and management training and compete against each other in a business simulation. A gift card for company formation via STARTUPS.CH […] more…

Appointed Director of a Limited or Public Limited Company in Switzerland

After 2015 you need to have at least one Swiss Director to start a limited or public limited company in Switzerland. Hence, foreigners who are not Swiss residents cannot establish a company in Switzerland just like that. Being your Appointed Director, Findea AG can offer you a solution to overcome this problem. more…

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Switzerland

GEW Switzerland is inspired by Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), a global and annual event each november, dedicated to entrepreneurship, ecosystems and networking and matchmaking. GEW is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. more…

SoFlow: Swiss Electromobility

With its e-mobility products, the Swiss start-up SoFlow based in Flawil would like to conquer the market. From e-scooters to e-skateboards to innovative e-bikes, it offers its customers a broad array of products that respond to various mobility needs. By expanding worldwide, the company has set itself a high goal. more…

A Young Entrepreneur’s Passion Pays Off

Tanja Oehl discovered her passion for fabrics already at an early age, and she received her first orders when she was just nine. When she was 15, she began her dressmaker’s apprenticeship although many people advised her against it. Today she is 23 years old and runs her own award-winning dressmaker’s workshop in Basel. more…

Unicorn Switzerland Workshop Summit

On October 26, 2018 the doors open to some of the most innovative and leading high-tech companies, unparalleled networking and incredible learning and knowledge-sharing opportunities among the top experts: be one of them and don’t miss the first edition of this event! more…

Number of Company Formations in Switzerland Below Average

Despite the improved overall conditions for company formation in Switzerland, only 8.5% of the Swiss have set up a company over recent years. As a result, this figure is lower than in comparable countries. It appears so from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), an international study into entrepreneurship. more…

Mr and Mrs Swiss’s Wages and Working Hours

The Federal Statistical Office has lately presented its figures regarding the wages and working hours of the Swiss. According to them, a total of 7,861 billion hours were worked last year, with the average weekly working time being 41 hours and 7 minutes. In 2016 the average monthly gross pay in a full-time job was […] more…

5 ways to ensure a smooth ‘translation transition’

What sort of things do you need to bear in mind when commissioning a translation? What makes the hearts of translators (and translation project managers) skip a beat with delight – and what breaks their hearts? Here’s a short guide for authors, marketing execs, and project managers. more…
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