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Study: Successful integration not just down to one factor

A new study published by the Ministry of Economy Affairs and Employment finds that just having a job on its own is not a...

UpCloud gets €18 million funding for international expansion

Finnish cloud infrastructure company UpCloud has announced an €18 million funding boost that will help its international growth. The Helsinki-based company, founded in 2011, plans...

Musti ja Mirri pet store chain plans stock exchange float

The popular pet supplies chain Musti ja Mirri is planning an initial public offering IPO and listing shares on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. The move...

Capital hotel construction: Experts warn there may be too many rooms

Dozens of new hotel projects underway or planned in the capital city region, potentially adding thousands of new hotel rooms; but experts say it's...

Nokia to cut 180 jobs with Espoo hit hardest

Nokia has announced it will be cutting approximately 180 jobs in Finland this year, as part of a strategy to save €500 million by...

Fiskars to cut up to 60 jobs in Finland

Finnish homeware brand Fiskars, best known internationally for their distinctive orange-handled scissors, is starting negotiations to cut 220 jobs. Some 476 employees are part of...

Alko plans to change opening hours in dozens of stores

State-owned alcohol retailer Alko says it's planning to change the opening hours in dozens of its stores from the beginning of the new year. Back...

Mixed picture for women in leadership roles at Finnish listed companies

The number of female CEOs in Finnish listed companies has reached a record high, although it's a more complex picture when it comes to...

Strike action affects 100,000 workers this week

Up to 100,000 workers are on strike this week, as members of the Finnish Industrial Union Teollisuusliitto and other unions stage three days of...

Black Friday bargain: giant dragon for sale in Tikkakoski

If you're in the mood to spend some serious Black Friday money this year, one Finnish craftsman is ready to sell you something you...