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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…

Accounting & Fiduciary Services for Limited and Public Limited Companies – Accounting Subscription Plans Based on a Fixed Monthly Fee

For most entrepreneurs, accounting is a ‘necessary evil’, which has to be done, however. To meet the financial needs of smaller companies, Findea AG, with more than ten years of practical experience, is launching new lumpsum subscription plans for its accounting services. In addition to the accounting subscriptions, some add-ons (extra services) can also be […] more…

Taxation of the Digital Economy

With the advent of the computer, the economy has changed dramatically. Companies such as Google or Facebook make billions in profits with purely digital services. However, the countries in which such companies operate often do not see any taxes on these profits. The international community is now working on solutions. more…

How to Use Kanban in Your Start-Up Business

When you are involved in a start-up business there is a lot to take into consideration around ensuring that key performance indicators are identified and that there are good plans in place in order to achieve these.  There is a high proportion of business that fail in the first few years therefore really thinking through […] more…

What Kind of Insurance Does My Start-Up Need?

During the exciting formation phase of a company, taking out insurance could easily be forgotten. Especially in this phase, however, insurance is very important because you can concentrate again on the rest only if you have sufficient security. There is, however, plenty to choose from, and you soon ask yourself what insurance makes sense and […] more…

Association or Non-Profit Foundation – Which Legal Form Is Better for My Undertaking?

When an idealistic purpose such as community, better environment, social, sports or cultural project is to be pursued, a question arises which legal form should be used to achieve this goal. Swiss law offers here, above all, two forms, namely association and non-profit foundation. But how are they structured and what are their respective advantages […] more…

RCS as a Successor to SMS

SMSs have changed human communication in a sustained manner. Meanwhile, they have become obsolete, however, being replaced by various messaging services such as Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, WeChat or iMessage. Profiting still too little from this trend, mobile phone operators are working together with Google to develop a successor called Rich Communication Services (RCS). more…