Friday, 02 August 2013
In October, the former CEO Stefan Jacoby was sacked as CEO of Swedish
Chinese automaker Volvo Cars while on his sick bed in the hospital. In
what was seemly determined like a type of power struggle in the Swedish
- Chinese automaker, the former CEO got better and is not recruited by
a rival of Volvo, General Motors.
Tuesday, 23 July 2013
One of Sweden's modern day entrepreneurs, Niklas Zennström, just gave a
stalk on radio Sweden on his various entrepreneurial bibliographies and
identified that IT engineering and environments are some of his most
As the Swedish
unemployment continues to rise and the government, lacking how to deal
with it has started encouraging unemployed to start their own
businesses irrespective of if they have the skills or if the
environment is right.
Monday, 09 July
founder of Ikea Ingvar Kamprad has donated Skr75 million to a
retirement home in Swiss Epalinges, where he has resided since 1976.
People who sell
sex and have what is known here F- skatt – that is, they pay
corporation tax or business tax, shall also be entitled to sickness
benefit. The Swedish social insurance board Försäkringskassan, is now
making its rules clearer to officers around the country so that the
process can be applied properly. This will among others assist them to
know how to determine that prostitutes are taken care of when they are
Friday, 29 June
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.
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.
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.
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.
stance taken by the Swedish government and the its opposition relating
to laws governing Sweden's smaller business, curious Swedish
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.
It was the
dream for many so called education entrepreneurs to start their own
school and cash easily from the government based on the amount of
students they have.
Monday, 20 February 2012
Among the types of crime on the increased in Sweden the most in 2011,
according to statistics from the Swedish Crime Prevention Council
(Brå), fraud through fake bills in on the rise.
Gift company Wrapp has been reportedly received a boost from one of the
leading heads in the IT world.
Monday, 20 February 2012
Every two small and medium-sized company plans to hire more staff in
the next quarter, according to SEB's small and medium size business
Friday, 17 February 2012
The weak economies of the Southern European countries' means that
workers in the healthcare industry are looking for work in places such
The proportion of Swedish small companies that export has not increased
over the past decade, according to a new data from the Swedish Growth
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
One hundred Swedish companies or nearly 40 percent of companies on the
Stockholm Stock Exchange have no women in senior management team. This
is not the plan the Swedish sex egalitarianism set out to achieve as
such meritocracy preached by capitalism has to be ditched in favour of
positive discrimination in favour of the lady?
Sunday, 05 February 2012
It is not very clear how it has come to this but more Swedish able
bodied workers have decided not to join any form of unemployment