Tag: Finland

In U-turn, #Finland to recommend remote working after #COVID-19 surge

In U-turn, #Finland to recommend remote working after #COVID-19 surge

| August 6, 2020

Finland plans to reintroduce a recommendation to work from home whenever possible just days after dropping it, due to a rise in COVID-19 cases, the minister in charge of managing the epidemic said on Wednesday (5 August), writes Anne Kauranen. Health authorities said earlier on Wednesday that 29 new cases had been recorded over 24 hours, […]

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Migration: Relocation of #UnaccompaniedChildren from #Greece to #Portugal and #Finland

Migration: Relocation of #UnaccompaniedChildren from #Greece to #Portugal and #Finland

| July 9, 2020

The next transfers will take place later in the month, with 18 children finding new homes in Belgium, 50 in France, 106 (including siblings and parents) in Germany, 4 in Slovenia and 2 in Lithuania. While the scheme started with an aim to relocate at least 1,600 children and young people, member states have now […]

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Investment Plan backs first public-private partnership for public schools in #Finland and venture capital fund in #Sweden

Investment Plan backs first public-private partnership for public schools in #Finland and venture capital fund in #Sweden

| June 12, 2020

The Finnish city of Espoo can boast the first public-private-partnership (PPP) financing in support of public education infrastructure in the country. The PPP consists of a €60 million loan from the European Investment Bank made available under the European Fund for Strategic Investments, up to €75m from Nordic Investment Bank, and up to €35m from […]

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Commission approves €120 million Finnish scheme to compensate companies in the restaurant industry for damages caused by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €120 million Finnish scheme to compensate companies in the restaurant industry for damages caused by #Coronavirus outbreak

| June 1, 2020

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules a €120 million Finnish scheme that compensates companies operating restaurants, bars or cafes for the loss of revenue caused by the coronavirus outbreak and the national measures taken to limit the spread of the virus. Under the scheme, these companies will be entitled to compensation […]

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Commission approves €600 million Finnish guarantee scheme to support maritime companies affected by the #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €600 million Finnish guarantee scheme to support maritime companies affected by the #Coronavirus outbreak

| June 1, 2020

The European Commission has approved a €600 million Finnish aid scheme to support the maritime companies in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April and 8 May 2020. Under the scheme, the public support will take the form […]

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Commission approves Finnish State guarantee  on €600 million loan to #Finnair in the context of #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves Finnish State guarantee  on €600 million loan to #Finnair in the context of #Coronavirus outbreak

| May 20, 2020

The European Commission has approved a Finnish aid measure consisting of a state guarantee on a €600 million loan to Finnair to mitigate the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the company. The measure was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April  and 8 May 2020. […]

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Commission approves €3 billion Finnish scheme to support companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €3 billion Finnish scheme to support companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| April 27, 2020

The European Commission has approved a Finnish scheme to support the Finnish economy in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April 2020.  Under the scheme, the public support will take the form of direct grants, […]

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