Swiss Info

Wed, 22 May 2019 16:41:00 GMT
Government proposes house arrest for terrorist suspects
The Swiss government has proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a last resort in some cases.  The measures, due now to be c...

Wed, 22 May 2019 13:32:00 GMT
Switzerland lands in ILO hall of shame over sexist wage gaps
Over 60% of the world’s companies mindful of gender diversity in decision-making positions are reaping the rewards with expanding profits. Switzerland is at the bottom of the list when it comes to the wage gap between men and women in senior roles....

Wed, 22 May 2019 13:01:00 GMT
Image of Swiss banks improves among public
The image of Swiss banks has returned for the first time to pre-financial crisis levels, according to a survey by the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA). Cybercrime remains a concern, however.  “The banks’ positive image is the result of a combina...

Wed, 22 May 2019 11:24:00 GMT
Swiss court upholds SIX Group fine in landmark cartel law case
A Swiss court has upheld a fine of CHF7 million ($6.97 million) for a subsidiary of the SIX Group that is responsible for most of the credit card transactions in Switzerland.  The fine was first imposed in 2010 by Switzerland's Competition Comm...

Wed, 22 May 2019 10:13:00 GMT
Generation Z has higher career ambitions than millennials 
A ranking of the world’s most attractive employers found that Generation Z university students in Switzerland - those born in the mid-1990s to the early-2000s - are more ambitious and less preoccupied with work-life balance than millennials - pe...