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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...

Positive trend continues for unemployment figures

The ongoing fall in unemployment figures continued in April, with new figures showing fewer unemployed jobseekers, fewer long term unemployed people, fewer young people...

ETLA: Immigrant-run businesses create jobs, but pay low wages

A new report from the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA finds that businesses run by immigrants create a lot of jobs, but...

Half of new Police University students are female

One of Finland's most male-dominated professions is in the process of changing. Half of the new students who started classes this week at the Police...