September 2015

The officials' resources

Are the officials’ resources enough?

As the number of refugees in Finland increases, many questions may arise on how this will affect the application period of other residence permits. There's been concern that the influx of refugee applications will affect the system, causing delays. There has been a lot of...

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Checklist for wise HR

Many experienced HR-professionals find managing the requirements and special needs of a foreign employee as new and challenging tasks. We decided to make international recruitment easier by creating a checklist with this in mind. We've collected 12 points to ease your job - some of which...

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Schengen-järjestelmä laajenee

Schengen-system expands

The Schengen Visa Information System, first introduced in 2011, will contain information on all Schengen Visa applicants in the future. The use of this Visa Information System expands to all countries during 2015. For the Visa applicants the biggest change with the unified system is that...

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Maahanmuuttovirasto

Changes in the Finnish Immigration Service

The Finnish Immigration Service is renewing their customer service, which will be only available by phone in the future. Their service point in Helsinki will no longer offer personalized guidance, but further clarifications for applications can still be returned to the service point in addition...

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No School Like New School

The Espoo International School has opened to a new semester in new and gorgeous premises in Suurpelto, Espoo. This public international school offers English education to approximately 570 people at this time. The school has three parallel tracks, so almost every grade from 1 to...

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Spouse’s View

I joined my partner during his expat assignment in China for four years. A year ago, after a very interesting and eye-opening experience, we returned to Finland. Living in a country that was so different from what I was used to changed a lot of...

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New website!

The leading relocation services company in Finland has been renewed! On our new websites you can find even more information on the latest relocation trends as well as issues that every moving employee and company needs to take into consideration when dealing with international mobility. We...

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