Sweden's benefit agency site restored
The Local · 23 Sep 2014, 08:04
Published: 22 Sep 2014 15:04 GMT+02:00
Updated: 23 Sep 2014 08:04 GMT+02:00
"They have now found the problem and are trying to get things started again".
One of the key issues with the temporary fault was that parents could log on to register their absence from work, if they needed to stay at home with sick children.
In Sweden, the Social Insurance Agency offers mothers or fathers a benefit based on their salary if they need to provide emergency childcare, rather than this cost being absorbed by employers. But parents need to record this absence on the agency's website.