Thursday, 26 July 2012 A 37-year-old
Swedes, formerly employed by the Royal bank of Scotland was terminated
from his duties in Stockholm, Sweden but he felt that it was a wrongful
termination. Therefore, he sued the bank for wrongful termination.
However, it looks like things are not as clear as they seem to be.
Tuesday, 10 July 2012 Traditionally
internet surfing during working hours or what is referred here as
private browsing is discouraged. But that looks like it might soon
change if the finding result from a recent study is considered credible.
Tuesday, 10 July 2012 We
have heard often - those of us who attended business school that good
customer service is the key to growing and improving business and its
brand. Some small businesses try to give in all they have along this
lines but once they have grown big, arrogance comes in. But the case of
Telenor is not that it grew from a small business to a big one seen
Monday, 02 July 2012 Big and leading
Norwegian companies such as the Oslo Stock Exchange, Schibsted, DNB,
PST, and the Norwegian Bettingas as well as and online newspapers have
been attacked by hackers.
Friday, 29 June 2012 A
very ‘untouchable’ Swedish business man, Percy Barnevik, is reported to
have been arrested in London, on Thursday on suspicion of sexual
offenses. He said that it is a "crazy woman" who pursues him. "You
should know that there is no basis what so ever. It's just fake, "he
told the Swedish tabloid news paper, Expressen.
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 The top
officials of the Swedish Economic Crimes Authority went on a field trip
to Miami Beach in the USA with a price tag of about Skr50,000 per
person. They who are supposed to be holding others accountable got away
with squandering state funds.
Wednesday, 27 June 2012 When westerners
cry that most of their jobs have been outsources to China and China on
the other side boast that it is recording 8 to 10 percent economic
growth, and also Western firms report huge corporate profits, all that
comes down to the slavish ways the Chinese workers are put through.
Tuesday, 26 June 2012 Swedish
companies are reported to have taken advantage of the vulnerability in
the African country, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and to exploit
the vulnerable people there including children.
Thursday, 14 June 2012 Swedish
companies continue to roll out bonus program which on the first look at
things it is great for it would spur economic vitality and
productivity. But there is a problem the bonus programs are
increasingly aimed only at managers and top executives.
Tuesday, 05 June 2012 Danish tennis
star, Caroline Wozniacki has signed a sponsorship agreement with the
Danish underwear brand JBS, which among others during the fall 2012
will launch her own underwear collection.
Tuesday, 29 May 2012 Maybe they have
had it much better today than their greying seniors, which is why
Sweden has not done to assist the Swedish youth into proper carrier
path as could have been expected according to rhetoric.
Thursday, 10 May 2012 A major
observation which is likely not new but growing is that which companies
are buying the “like” on facebook. Is this a sustainable approach to
build audience and promote a business? Spotify founder wealth growth in the UK show how starting a business in Sweden is hardWednesday, 02 May 2012 If Spotify founder is among the UK's richest, does it mean that starting a business is hard? Well,
Daniel Ek, founder of the music streaming service Spotify, made it onto
the Sunday Times' annual list of the UK's richest people.
Wednesday, 02 May 2012 The Swedish
state development agency, Swedfund has invested tens of millions in a
company that will produce ethanol in Sierra Leone, but the local people
are reported to have been affected by water shortages and hunger when
the company took over their land. Now the poor inhabitants are seeking
help from Sweden.
Saturday, 21 April 2012 Norwegian
Oil fund manager, also know as Norwegian wealth fund manager, Yngve
Slyngstad has seen his salary increased by over 65 percent in two
years. Neither Norges Bank nor those in the central bank and the Fund
resources management will explain why such an astronomical rise has
Monday, 02 April 2012 Women in
Sweden, who are not born in Sweden, described here in Sweden as women
born abroad are very tough. More of them have chosen to become
entrepreneurs in an environment where they have limited opportunities.
Sunday, 01 April 2012 Following the
stance taken by the Swedish government and the its opposition relating
to laws governing Sweden's smaller business, curious Swedish
snoopers decided to look at what similar business life was like in
other countries. Conclusively without doubt it turns out that when
compared to the rest of the world, Sweden is not very good for business.
Thursday, 29 March 2012 Has SEB lost
the plot by coming the smallest of the Swedish top banks in terms of
market capitalisation? Is it down to strategy missed of just bad luck
even though their CEO, Annika Falkengren is one of the best paid in the
industry in the region?
Tuesday, 20 March 2012 ICA Group's
outgoing CEO Kenneth Bengtsson, who is also chairman of the
Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, was last year paid total
compensation of Skr30 million, compared with Skr14 million the year
Tuesday, 20 March 2012 The average
manager in Sweden earn Skr38 000 a month and most will earned that in
the financial industry in Stockholm, while the lowest wages paid
managers are in the public sector and on the island of Gotland, recent
data from statistics from Ledarna, a Swedish Organization for Managers
Monday, 12 March 2012 Finland’s
national air carrier Finnair announced Monday that it plans to sell its
catering operations to in-flight services provider LSG Sky Chef, a
subsidiary of the German airline company Lufthansa.
Saturday, 10 March 2012 It has become
more common in Sweden that company’s top management have become
intrusive into the personal lives of those they want to employ. This is
something illegal but with the job market here almost collapsing,
employers can break the law and still sue the employee on top of it.
Thursday, 08 March 2012 The CEO of SCA,
Jan Johansson had a good return on his bonus even last year. The
variable payment landed at about Skr 5.4 million and together with his
salary, he gets Skr14.4 million, according to the company's annual
Wednesday, 07 March 2012
The airline Finnair paid almost € 2.8 million (nearly Skr25 million) in
extra bonuses to its executives that they would remain in the company's
service for the period 2009 and 2011.