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Same address, new office

SCCL administration has returned to the office on a rotating schedule. To make the return more attractive for the staff, SCCL has succeeded in negotiating a new office deal with Workland and moved to a bigger office with a window - a significant improvement that the whole team has been longing for. If you've missed face-to-face contact, we are ready to welcome visitors in a newly furnished lobby of Workland Gedimino

Takeaways from discussion on the new approach to office spaces

On May 14th the panel of experts moderated by Andrius Francas, SCCL Board Member and Partner at Alliance for Recruitment. discussed the new approach to office spaces in a post-pandemic future. According to the speakers, the key is to find a mutually beneficial agreement between a landlord and a tenant in terms of costs, safety and sustainability. In a longer perspective, open-plan workplaces are likely to be transformed into smaller private offices. Working from home in post-Covid times should no longer be a benefit, but a natural part of the system - therefore, experts expect to see an increased combination of having both fixed and flexible office spaces. Last, but not least, the employers should remember that a simple question like „How do you feel?“ is of great importance to the employees‘ emotional health – both those returning to the offices and those who choose to continue working from home. Speakers' presentations can be downloaded here: Evelina Ragele/Paliesiaus klinika PPT, Simas Paukštys/TGS Baltic PPT, Gábor Paukovics/ Kinnarps PPT, Indrek Hääl, Workland PPT, Julius Niedvaras/Eastnine PPT.

Insights from webinar on the Swedish working culture

On May 21st SCCL hosted and moderated a discussion on the main aspects of the Swedish working culture together Jelena Skovorodko/Šiaurės kryptimi kalbų mokykla ir vertimai, Aušra Matusevičienė/SEB, Lina Maroščikienė/Norian Lietuva & Giedrė Voverienė/Cognizant Lithuania in the panel. According to the experts, even basic language skills are an important sign of respect and a key to a good client relationship. The Swedish working culture promotes individual freedom & responsibility and supports employees in combining family & work life. Non-hierarchical structure, decision-making based on consensus, equality, freedom and flexibility - just a few elements of the Swedish working culture that companies operating in a Lithuanian-Nordic context are successfully integrating into their activities and contributing to developing new working practices in Lithuania.

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On 18th of May 2020 our Member GENERAL FINANCING BANKAS has become a part of the Lithuanian banking sector. GENERAL FINANCING BANKAS will not only continue providing high-quality financial services, including a wide range of consumer loans, but also offer its clients fixed deposits with attractive interest rates. General Financing has been operating in the Lithuanian market for 14 years and is a part of Marginalen financial group based in Sweden. 

Tegra Nordics is looking for partners in Sweden

Tegra Nordics is a product development and distribution company in Northern Europe with 25 years of experience in DIY and professional construction industry. Key product groups include adhesives, sealants, aerosol spray paint and self-adhesive tapes. Clients in Sweden are offered intuitive product design, ready-to-sell products and POS materials for the stores, delivery of high quality certified products from Falun to any stores in Sweden in 1-2 days as well as local clients' support.

TEGRA NORDICS IS LOOKING FOR BUSINESS CONTACTS
Retailers - local hardware shops, DIY retail chains, such as Bolist, Hornbach, Bauhaus, Colorama, XL-Bygg, Byggmax Sverige, Woody Bygghandel, Beijer byggmaterial, Optimera, Jem & Fix AS and others;
Distributors of building materials/paints/sealants/adhesives/ building chemistry products. More information can be found here.

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sweden in focus
Swedish export industry heavily hit by Corona

Every third Swedish export company expects to reduce the number of employees in Sweden in the next six months, according to the state-owned company Swedish Export Credit Corporation (SEK). At the same time, only one of ten exporting companies believe they will terminate the staff abroad. However, companies are planning to reduce new recruitments abroad. In autumn 2019, 26% of companies planned to increase the number of employees abroad, a proportion that has now fallen to 7%. "The situation is extremely serious, but when the economy turns, the green change can take off. Financing climate-smart technologies and sustainable solutions is an important part of working towards the growth of sustainable exports", according to Catharina Henriksson, Press & Public Affiars Officer at SEK. Source

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The Chamber has five membership categories for legal entities and two types of membership for individuals.

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