Oft-cited startup hubs, apart from Silicon Valley, include London and Berlin. But a new community has blossomed somewhere colder: Nordic countries Sweden, Denmark and Finland are quickly becoming “best in class”.
It’s the beginning of a new year and Finland plans to start it with a bang far mightier than any fireworks display. The country will become the first to introduce an unemployment pay scheme.
Under new regulations, UK employers with at least 250 employees will need to publicly disclose gender pay gap information from 2018. It is hoped that this radical shift in approach will help address inequality in the UK and bring it up to speed with its better performing European counterparts.