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Companies and associations will soon be able to hold digital general meetings

14 December 2023 After the turn of the year, it will be possible to hold company and association meetings completely digitally. In order to do so it must be stated in the articles of association or articles of association.

More companies must have channels for whistleblowing

11 December 2023 All employers with at least 50 employees must have launched a whistleblower function by 17 December 2023. The internal reporting channels for whistleblowing must be able to be used by a wide circle to raise the alarm about misconduct in the workplace.

Entrepreneurs risk lower pensions than employees

5 December 2023 25 percent lower pension compared to employees with a collective agreement, that's how big the difference can be for entrepreneurs. If, as a self-employed person, you want a corresponding pension, you must put aside money yourself. Monica Zettervall, pension expert at the Swedish Pensions Agency, gives advise on how entrepreneurs can save for their pension.

Businesses suffer when fraudsters use authorities' brands

30 November 2023 Right now, fraudsters are using government brands to scam you as a business owner. Therefore, we would like to urge you to be extra vigilant about messages in the form of emails and text messages that appear to come from an authority.

Write the correct price when you lower the price of your products

30 November 2023 When you lower the price of a product, it is not enough to show the regular price as a comparison. You must also tell costumers what the lowest price has been in the last 30 days.

Bag ban at all major events

2 November 2023 As of November 1, the Police has introduced a bag ban at major events in Sweden. The decision is due to the increased terrorist threat level. You who organize events are responsible for meeting the new conditions.

Restaurants will soon have to offer reusable packaging for takeaway food

20 October 2023 Do you sell takeaway food or drinks? From 1 January 2024, you must offer your customer the opportunity to receive the food in a reusable lunch box and the drink in a reusable cup. In addition, the customer must be able to return the packaging for washing. The change is introduced to reduce resource consumption and littering.

How you as an entrepreneur are affected by Russia's invasion of Ukraine

1 March 2022 Due to the invasion of Ukraine, the EU has imposed sanctions on Russia. If your company trades with Russia, you may be affected by the restrictions. The sanctions apply to the sale, delivery, transfer and export of many goods and services. You can also find important information about current export restrictions, IT security, and what to do if you want to hire a person from Ukraine.