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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...

New year, new work opportunities with a surge of job seekers

January is a time when many people make resolutions and decide to start the new year with a fresh start - with varying degrees...

OP Financial Group to cut 460 positions

Finland's biggest financial group is cutting 460 positions, after two months of negotiations. OP Financial Group announced Tuesday that after talks which involved 1900 staff,...

Timo Harakka: 100,000 people lost benefits in previous government’s ‘active model’

Finland's Minister for Employment Timo Harakka (SDP) says 100,000 unemployed people lost benefits under the previous government's so-called 'active model' of employment. The scheme, introduced in...

Finnish backpackers could get Australia tax refund

Finns who have gone on working holidays to Australia could be in line for a tax refund, after a court ruled taxes had been...

Employment rate still rising, despite economy challenges

The number of people in employment has crept up slightly to 72.8% in September, and the number of unemployed job seekers has fallen month-to-month...

Angry Birds maker Rovio to cut 20 jobs in restructuring move

Rovio, the parent company behind the hit global gaming phenomenon Angry Birds has started talks to cut a number of positions. The Espoo-based company has...

Latest figures: employment rising, unemployment falling 

New figures out this week show continued good news for the government on employment. According to the Employment and Economic Development Offices the number of...

Racism at work: only 10% of Somali job applicants get interview

Only 10% of job applications from people with Somali names lead to a job interview in a large-scale study carried out by Finland's Ministry...