‘Secret’ bonus scheme at nursing homes revealed

‘Secret’ bonus scheme at nursing homes revealed

Swedish health care provider Carema has received another blow as a "secret" bonus program for managers was revealed just days after staff told how high-savings initiatives have led to neglect of the elderly in their care.

Violence and drink rules All Saints weekend

Violence and drink rules All Saints weekend

The All Saints holiday weekend brought trouble throughout Sweden, with a notable spike in drunkenness, fights and other assaults in the north of the country.

Schools’ shortcomings not remedied: agency

Schools’ shortcomings not remedied: agency

Despite glaring reports from the National School Board (Skolverket) and the Schools Inspectorate (Skolinspektionen) over the past several years, many of Sweden’s municipalities have failed to address the complaints, reveals an investigation by Sveriges Radio (SR).

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OECD: Sweden has poor eye on working conditions

Sweden has poor control over people coming from outside the EU to work, specifically including aspects related to the pay and conditions they have been promised, according to findings by the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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General Motors mulls blocking Saab sale

US automaker General Motors said Saturday that it may block the sale of Saab to two Chinese companies, citing concerns of its supplier relationship to the insolvent Swedish carmaker.