The COVID-19 pandemic, and the way we’ve responded, has affected lives, livelihoods, communities and businesses around the world. It’s been a crisis of uncertainty and many unanswered questions. But also one of solidarity, disruption, opportunity and the chance to reflect on what matters most. As we emerge from the acute phase of this unprecedented crisis, our journey towards a new normal begins. How we deal with the situation will determine the direction it takes. Regular, honest and open dialog needs to be our key companion on this journey. By sharing various perspectives, ideas, realities and lessons learned, we can guide each other.
How do thought leaders and decision makers deal with the new normal?
Read their insights.
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Not the new normal itself will define who we are, but how we react to it.
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Here you’ll find the most relevant insights to help you navigate through the COVID-19 crisis – and beyond:
16 December 2020
Swiss social security: What to expect in 2021
As of January 2021, the Swiss social security will undergo some changes. There will be increases in the social security rates due to new regulations adopted by the Swiss government, amongst them the incorporation of the Swiss paternity leave as of 1 Jan 2021.
11 December 2020
IBOR Transition: Regulatory and industry-led market developments in November 2020
The transition from Interbank Offered Rates (IBOR) to Alternative Risk-Free Rates (RFRs) has an impact on all financial and non-financial institutions operating with the impacted floating reference rates. It affects a wide range of financial instruments on the derivative and cash markets.
30 November 2020
High unemployment is leading to an increase in reporting obligation in 2021
Due to the significant increase in unemployment from March 2020 onwards, caused by the COVID-19 crisis, the number of reportable professions for the year 2021 has increased compared to the previous year.
26 November 2020
Work permit quota outlook 2021
For 2020, the Swiss work permit quotas for non-EU/EFTA nationals as well as for assigned EU/EFTA nationals will most likely not be exhausted and for 2021 the quotas remain at the same level.
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