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Switzerland worries over Brexit’s long term impact

By Angloinfo World Editor - Thursday, July 14, 2016

The landlocked country in the centre of Europe will likely see a boost to its financial sector in the short term but concerns over damage to the EU’s single market… Read more…

Swiss voters reject basic income proposals

By Angloinfo World Editor - Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Final results from Sunday’s referendum show that 77% of voters rejected the plan while only 23% decided to back it.     The plan put forward by some of Switzerland’s… Read more…

Switzerland defends tax havens

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Swiss finance minister Ueli Maurer defends the right of the super rich to park their money offshore.     In the wake of the Panama Papers revelations, Maurer warned against… Read more…

Switzerland set to vote on basic income plan

By Angloinfo World Editor - Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Switzerland is first country in the world to vote on basic income plan for all its citizens.   The revolutionary idea which originated amongst the academic community means every Swiss citizen would… Read more…

British expats entitled to cash to help pay winter fuel bills

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, October 2, 2015

Find out how to apply for a Winter Fuel Payment if you live in the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland. The UK government provides its vulnerable citizens with a… Read more…

Thousands of British expats to lose Winter Fuel Payment

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The UK government has announced an overhaul to cold weather payments made to British expats. The Winter Fuel Payment is currently payable to British citizens at home or overseas who… Read more…

Winter Fuel Payments to British Expats Hits Record High

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, October 10, 2014

Find out how to apply for a Winter Fuel Payment if you live in the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland. The UK government provides its vulnerable citizens with a… Read more…

Why is Switzerland so successful?

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, September 5, 2014

Do you live in a globally competitive hot spot? (See the ranking and interactive map below to find out!) A hot-of-the-press report places Switzerland at the top of the competitiveness… Read more…

Credit Suisse Boss Points Finger at Swiss-Based Private Bankers

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, February 27, 2014

The boss of the Swiss bank Credit Suisse has apologised for the bank’s violation of U.S. tax laws. The U.S. Senate alleges that Credit Suisse helped U.S. clients hide up… Read more…

Switzerland Decides Executive Salaries are Not Too High

By Angloinfo World editor - Thursday, November 28, 2013

Two years ago, 100,000 signatures were collected by the Socialist Youth Group – the number of signatures needed in Switzerland before a popular vote can take place on any issue…. Read more…

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