Business Services Consulting – Sweden

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CSG Business Solution Consulting services are fully focused on accelerating business value with your CSG assets.

Making the most of your investments is an important part of the business success. At CSG, we are proud partners to help you optimize your CSG and complementary assets to drive growth, reduce costs, and achieve other business goals.

We know how important it is to take into account where you are, where you are going and where you want to be long before solutions are carried out alike. CSG’s strategic, business-focused approach adjusts your technology needs with your business goals to create a framework for how we work together.

 

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Swedish fashion and design

Swedish fashion and design


Explore the local fashion and design scene.

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Fashion brands like H & M, Whyred and Acne have put Sweden on the fashion map. In Gothenburg you will find flagship stores and from many of your favorite Swedish designers. You will also find plenty of exciting and inspiring interior design from local and famous Swedish designers. There are also many other stores to discover.

In Sweden, 6-hour working days increase productivity, energy and happiness

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Office benefits like free snacks and gym membership discounts just go so far. Appears, if you really want to make your employees happy, consider cutting their hours.

That’s what a Swedish city found. Recently, researchers in the country’s second largest city, Gothenburg, conducted a 23-month study that tested a six-hour working day for nurses in a healthcare center. From February 2015 to December 2016, the researchers examined the effects of a shorter working week of 68 female nurses, a profession considered to be very stressful. Nursing hours were cut, but their salary was in

They found that nurses’ productivity levels increased as a result of working shorter days. They took fewer days and were obviously happier and more energetic. Overall, nurses who worked for six hours worked 4.7 per cent fewer days of sickness than when they worked eight hours.

The proportion of nurses who still had energy after their shift also increased – from about 20 percent to 50 percent for those who worked six hours a day. This extra energy may be partly because the six-hour group increased its physical activity by 24 percent over the duration of the study. “Less fatigue and more physical activity is the big improvement,” said Bengt Lorentzon, one of the researchers who conducted the study, The Washington Post.

They found that nurses’ productivity levels increased as a result of working shorter days. They took fewer days and were obviously happier and more energetic. Overall, nurses who worked for six hours worked 4.7 per cent fewer days of sickness than when they worked eight hours.

The proportion of nurses who still had energy after their shift also increased – from about 20 percent to 50 percent for those who worked six hours a day. This extra energy may be partly because the six-hour group increased its physical activity by 24 percent over the duration of the study. “Less fatigue and more physical activity is the big improvement,” said Bengt Lorentzon, one of the researchers who conducted the study, The Washington Post.

However, the study did not take long to determine if shorter working days would lead to long-term improved health for employees – thereby reducing healthcare costs for employers – noted Lorentzon.

The study concluded that by working for shorter days, nurses managed their tasks better and were happier, healthier and less stressed. “They would go the extra mile,” said Lorentzon. “They had more time to sit and listen, read a book, watch a magazine with [patients] or comfort those who do not feel so good.”

Employers with shorter working weeks for employees may worry about the costs of having additional jobs to complete (as for nurses) jobs that consider the savings that more productive employees would receive. But for companies that do not trust shift workers, the potential for increased productivity can take six hours to experiment with.

 

 

Best strategies to invest actively in shares

There are a number of well documented ways to beat the stock market over time. You can divide these into different categories, but usually it’s about paying less for shares than they are worth. The most well-known and well-documented ways to beat the stock exchange are as follows:

– Net nets (Graham and Buffett)

– Special situations and knockouts (Joel Greenblatt)

– Activist (Carl Icahn)

– Buy and keep good company (Buffett)

 

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All of these categories have been used to beat the stock market and the people in brackets are the best known to have been successful. There is also a lot of empirical evidence that these strategies have worked and many have been rewritten on this blog.

The first two categories are more that using arbitrage available on the market, by purchasing companies that are extremely low priced or not guarded by the market. This has proved to be the most profitable kind of shares to invest in and Buffett has said that if he had only one million dollars, he would be able to earn 50% return per year by investing in this way. Greenblatt succeeded in doing this for 10 years when investing in special situations, and that has still worked well, although there are now several players in this industry.

Being an activist like Icahn, on the other hand, is difficult because you have to take great positions and get in touch with companies. On the other hand, you get roughly similar stocks with the quantitative strategies I’ve written about here, and not uncommonly, Icahn appears in the owner lists. Being an activist is difficult, but you can follow John in this case.

 

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Buying and maintaining good companies is something Buffett is an expert in and is clearly the most popular investment form. Here you can divide it into a few different types of companies, both those who are more conservatively valued and where you can use an approach similar to Graham’s defensive criteria, but also if you are more aggressive and buy growth companies at a good price. Buffett is best known for the latter, buying companies that grow a lot for a long time at a good price. This strategy differs more from the others, as the other is about exploiting arbitrage in the market while it is about identifying companies that are in themselves good.

There are a wealth of blogs that follow all of these strategies mentioned above. I identify my investment philosophy more to the first categories, as I have both the net in my portfolio and buy quantitatively inexpensive shares. More who are more active in this are the blogs Value Agency and Cigarffimpar, but sometimes the Securities and blogs linked to the newspaper. For the latter category, good companies that you buy and maintain for a long time there are a lot of blogs about. One that I have seen recently has been really good is Nemcap, can recommend reading his blog and the latest post.

 

When it comes to being active in the stock market it takes enormous effort to be read and understand their shares. For example, I understand not the special with the companies that Nemcap has in its portfolio. His recommendation is to spend +15 hours a week for several years to succeed well. To compare, a former colleague dropped so much time on his run and he came as the best European in the New York Marathon. It is, therefore, an extreme discipline and conviction to succeed well, and only a few succeed so much after spending so much time. Many of the aforementioned work full time with investments and they are known for working long weeks. Geoff Gannon, who also succeeds in investing actively, believes that the absolute minimum is to spend an hour a day, and in any case, 5 shares that you have for 5 years. It means more than two hundred hours per share. So it takes a lot of time to succeed in the stock market and the odds are against one. For this reason, I am looking forward to investing quantitatively, as it takes a minimum of time and many times performs as well as if you were active.

Swedegas has taken the initiative to develop Power to Gas in Sweden together with representatives of the Swedish energy industry-Thony Norell

Power to Gas is a form of technology where surplus energy from wind … which has attracted great attention and is also perfectly feasible in Sweden. Thony Norelli

Here is no shortage of renewable energy. In principle, availability is endless. The challenge is to make renewable energy available where needed, when needed and at a competitive price. Storage of energy and a highly efficient infrastructure are necessary to meet strict energy and climate goals. Power to gas – integration of wind power and gas grid – is an international technology that has attracted great attention and is also perfectly feasible in Sweden. Swedegas has managed to bring the energy sector together to jointly determine how Power to Gas can develop in Sweden.

In Denmark and Germany, Power to Gas is seen as a solution to reaching renewable energy targets by 2035 and 2050. In Germany there are a large number of demonstration projects to develop technology and improve efficiency. The car company Audi opened a Wertle plant in 2013, producing renewable fuels for gas vehicles through Power to Gas.

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“Power to Gas would at each of the locations contribute to societal benefit, more renewable power production and collaboration between different energy players. Now that we have established this we can also take the next step and work to bring about the construction of a pilot plant at one of the sites,” said Johan Zettergren, Vice President Marketing and Business Development at Swedegas.

What the selected sites have in common is large-scale expansion plans for wind power and the aim of increasing the use of biofuels. Otherwise the conditions differ. The study shows that Gotland already has a surplus of electricity from wind power during certain periods. The region also has plans to increase the use of biogas and local industry that generates high levels of carbon dioxide emissions. Falkenberg has good access to a gas infrastructure, plans are in place for the expansion of wind power and a hydrogen gas filling station is being constructed. Piteå also has wide-reaching wind power plans and good access to forest materials for renewable energy production. Although it already has a surplus of electricity it also has a high level of energy use and high concentrations of carbon dioxide emissions

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The survey has been conducted by ÅF at the request of the Swedish company for infrastructure management Swedegas and a number of energy bodies. The study has been supported by the Swedish Energy Agency through the Energy Research Institute.

Thony Norelli Describe the type and structure of financial markets and their roles.

A financial market is a broad term that describes which market buyers and sellers participate in trading in assets such as equities, bonds, currencies.

In particular, Thony Norelli Research has provided further facts about the nexus for economic growth and has offered a much deeper assessment of the causal relationship. Business level, industry level and cross-border studies indicate that the level of economic development has a major positive impact on economic growth

 

Financial markets (such as stock traders or bonds), instruments (from bank CD to futures and derivatives) and institutions (from banks to insurance companies to funds and pension funds) allow investors to specialize in specific markets or services, diversify risks, or both. As demonstrated by Demirgüç-Kunt and Levine, financial markets and financial institutions together contribute to economic growth. The relative blend of the two does not appear to be an important factor in growth.

Now, Thony Norelli describes speculative proprietary trading “operations now limited. Under French banking legislation, banks must restrict their” speculative proprietary trading “activities to a separate subsidiary.