What should an employer know about the first weeks of a foreign employee in Finland – and how does the coronavirus pandemic affect them?
In March 2020, the coronavirus began to spread more and more in Finland. Recommendations and restrictions began to affect the lives of those living in Finland and moving here. Since March, what has changed in the field of global mobility, and what is the situation now?
*Updated 31.3.2021* Here you can find the updated information on travel restrictions, quarantine recommendations and other instructions in Finland.
The Finnish Government decided on the partial continuation of controls at internal borders and on restrictions on external border traffic from 15 June 2020 through 14 July 2020.
The coronavirus pandemic is changing the world in many ways, and also the field of global mobility. For example, companies have needs for new types of services, and there may be changes in the competition for global talent.
On Monday 1 June, Finland lifts many restrictions. Many places that have been closed will reopen, so there will be more things to do. Here is a list of the changes.
An important part of the relocation process is finding the perfect home for the foreign employee. Having a nice home is important especially during these times when many people spend more time at home. I asked our relocation consultants, how they have helped foreign employees to find homes in Finland during the pandemic.
Finland will begin lifting some of its coronavirus-caused emergency measures. Here is what it means for work-based immigration.
Current situation and restrictions in Finland 23.4.2020. The restrictions are in force until 13 May, unless stated otherwise. The Government is to meet on 3 May to discuss how the restrictions will continue.