May 24, 2011 17:04 BST Back in the old days, invasions of large amounts of Swedes meant burnt down cities and a lot of destruction for the districts in northern England. Today expectations are completely different. This week around 60 Swedish business leaders are to visit Newcastle to look for new business opportunities within, among others, digital media, wind power and biotechnology.
Mar 16, 2010 13:22 GMT Since the introduction of the new non-domicile legislation in the United Kingdom in 2008, Swedes are increasingly discussing whether or not to stay in the country whether it involves moving back to Sweden or to other countries. “The UK tax regime is still favourable for Swedes living in the UK but is getting tougher”, says Staffan Andersson, Head of Tax at Erik Penser Bankaktiebolag.
Jan 28, 2010 16:20 GMT The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK will be hosting a seminar on “Women in Business and Politics” on 2 February, 2010. Cherie Blair, QC will be moderating, and the list of speakers and panellists from British and Swedish politics and business include Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt, MP and Jens Orback, Secretary General, Olof Palme International Center and former Swedish Minister for Equality.
Mar 20, 2012 14:19 GMT Their Royal Highnesses to visit Sweden from 22-24 March.
Dec 16, 2009 13:37 GMT The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK will once again organise a Welcome to the UK seminar in Stockholm, Monday 8 February at Berns Salonger. Partners include the Swedish Trade Council, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce.