Tips and advice

Waiting periods is replaced by deductions

From January 1, 2019, the waiting periods is replaced by deductions. As a result, you need to perform a different calculation to determine when one of your employees has become ill.


On March 29, 2019, Britain will leave the EU. There are major uncertainties about the exit agreement and how the relationship between Britain and the EU will be in the future. As an entrepreneur you should therefore prepare yourself for different scenarios.

Find advisors

Do you need help with setting up your business? Here you will find information about support available for you.

Do you need to apply for a permit?

Here we have gathered information about permits you may need to apply for before you start your business. For example, if you want to run a food establishment or want to sell alcohol.

Work in Sweden

Do you have professional qualifications from another EU/EEA country? Get them officially recognised to start working in Sweden.


Setting up and expanding a business in the EU

Know your rights if you plan to set up or expand a business in an EU country.

Meet us at the “Start a Business” fair

Welcome to the biggest fair for entrepreneurs in the Nordic region – “Start a Business” or “Eget företag” in Älvsjö, Stockholm, November 8-10. Come and visit the booth and take the chance to ask us, a group of government agencies, any questions you may have about starting and running a business. You may also want to take the opportunity to attend a few of our free seminars!

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