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Are many Swedes tricked into becoming entrepreneurs when they lack the skills and drive?

Thursday, 13 September 2012
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.

Kamprad donates one million to a old people's home

Monday, 09 July 2012
The founder of Ikea Ingvar Kamprad has donated Skr75 million to a retirement home in Swiss Epalinges, where he has resided since 1976.

Swedish government to improve the working conditions and benefits for sex workers

Thursday, 05 July 2012
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 sick.

A Swedish leading hard hitter businessman, Percy Barnevik arrested in London for sex offence

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.

Danish tennis star, Wozniacki to launch a underwear line

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.

Spotify founder wealth growth in the UK show how starting a business in Sweden is hard

Wednesday, 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.

The resilience of women in turbulent time and in hard places – Example of how Swedish women with foreign background are fighting a tough Swedish business environment

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.

Sweden at the bottom of the entrepreneurship despite the high rhetoric

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.

Weakening interest to start lay private schools in Sweden

Tuesday, 13 March 2012
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.

Fake bills becoming more common in Sweden and a growing problem

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.

LinkedIn founder to invest Skr35 million in Swedish Gift wrapper app

Wednesday, 18 January 2012
The Swedish Gift company Wrapp has been reportedly received a boost from one of the leading heads in the IT world.

Growing Optimism among Swedish small and medium size business

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 panel review.

Spanish nurses want to work in the Nordic countries as their economies fail to be competitive

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 as Finland.

Swedish small businesses find it hard to export 

Thursday, 16 February 2012
The proportion of Swedish small companies that export has not increased over the past decade, according to a new data from the Swedish Growth Board (Tillväxtverkets).

Swedish top Companies that fail to meet female egalitarianism, identified and blacklisted

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?

1.5 million Swedes with out unemployment insurance protection

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 insurance scheme.