How to make your own hand sanitiser using “Spiritus” pharmacy alcohol

Corona Virus Zurich Update

This is a post for those who are a little more scientific amongst the Zurich Networking Group and cannot get any hand sanitiser at the local pharmacies or from elsewhere, or who simply have some “Spiritus” ( Pharmacy supplied alcohol rubbing alcohol or surgical spirit as it is known to as well by expats). It … Read more

2020 LinkedIn Zürich Networking Group Information

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Contents LinkedIn 2020 Group Update The last Zürich Networking Group  update was done in 2018 so we thought it about time to share with members the latest figures. Growth in 2019 and early 2020 has been slow and careful.  This is a deliberate policy to validate new member requests and keeps the LinkedIn group acceptances … Read more

Unemployment Office – RAV Zurich and first steps to register as unemployed

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For RAV registration the following documents should documents be available. RAV will advise more precisely what they need and may want you to post or email scanned copies to them: Foreigner’s identification card (B, L or C permit) Passport Work contract Termination letter AHV grey card or medical insurance card with AHV number Your complete … Read more

Switzerland 2020 language test and integration for B and C permit holders

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Contents Background The Switzerland B and C permit language test changes have been awaited and expected. Many of those local in Zurich remember the fallout after the 2014 Federal popular initiative “against mass immigration” result. Then the need to balance the many bilateral EU agreements and the decision of the Swiss public created widespread uncertainty … Read more

Zurich vote on LGBT rights 9 Feb 2020

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Contents Introduction In Switzerland, young lesbians, gays and bisexuals are the victims of many instances of aggression and homophobic verbal abuse. Unlike their neighbours Austria, France and many other european countries, Switzerland has no legislation affording protection to the LGBT (lesbians, gays, bisexual, transgender) community. On the 9 of February Zurich vote with other Swiss … Read more