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New Companies Register registrations in April 2015: decline after a strong March

April was unable to match the strong performance of the previous month, and experienced a decline. When compared to this month last year, new registrations recorded by the Companies Register in April 2015 also recorded a slight decline. It’s a subdued start to the 2nd quarter of 2015. more…

Interview with Melchior Buchs – CEO of Business Parc Reinach

Melchior Buchs is CEO and Start-up Coach of Business Parc Reinach. The Reinach start-up centre provides people who want to become self-employed with free start-up advice on entrepreneurial activities and market entry. more…

Heuberger Winterthur Young Entrepreneur Award 2015: total prize money of CHF 600,000

Who has the best business idea, the best product or the best service up their sleeve? Once again, it’s time to pull out all the stops for the Heuberger Winterthur Young Entrepreneur Award 2015. In total, prize money of 600,000 Swiss francs is up for grabs. Applications are open now, and anyone who fancies their […] more…

Changing legal status – Must the commercial register be changed?

Companies can generally change their legal status without a prior liquidation. The law determines conclusively what conversions are allowed. In order to ensure legal certainty, any transformation of legal status must be entered into the commercial register. more…

Transfer of Assets and Liabilities through Asset Transfer

Asset transfer enables simple transferral of assets and liabilities of a company as a whole. The procedural requirements of the individual asset items need not be taken into account. This makes it considerably easier if you want to transfer various assets. more…

SWISS START-UPS AWARDS 2015

Innovative new Swiss entrepreneurs can apply for this year’s SWISS START-UPS AWARDS. The best business ideas will receive funding totalling 200,000 Swiss francs. The deadline for applications is the 14th of June 2015. more…

Manpower Expects Growth in Employment in Second Quarter

The employment market barometer Manpower is announcing a positive employment outlook for the second quarter of 2015. The lifting of the minimum exchange rate made hardly any impact on the Swiss employment market. more…

New Entries to Commercial Register in March 2015: Springtime Brings Growth

March experienced new growth in commercial register entries for the first time this year. The spring high of March 2015 follows a winter low in January and February which both experienced a decline. more…

Successful Financing Rounds for Swiss Start-Ups

In 2014, Swiss start-ups received a total of CHF 457 million from investors in 92 financing rounds. This was shown by the Swiss Venture Capital Report from the online news portal, startupticker.ch, which was published in collaboration with the SECA investors’ association. more…

Immigrating made easy with Swiss-Permits.ch

The lawyers at Swiss-Permits.ch check what residence permit you require, look after your health insurance and prepare all the documents for you ready for your signature. more…