Companies benefit from EasyGov and SME Portal

Bern, 20.11.2018 – SME Portal and EasyGov.swiss together generate annual benefits of around CHF 47 million for Swiss companies. According to a SECO study published on 20 November 2018, both of these platforms are highly appreciated by users in the economy. SME Portal alone has over 37,000 users per month.

Restaurant Bay was the first company founded on EasyGov.swiss

ince March 2018, Bay restaurant in Bern has treated its guests to wonderful cuisine, beautiful interiors and views over the river Aare. Together with owner Maurice Bridel, the team at this modern brasserie reinterpret the classics of French cuisine with a strong focus on regional products. We met Maurice on Bern’s Hodlerstrasse.

Startzentrum Zürich puts its faith in EasyGov.swiss

The Startzentrum Zürich cooperative is the centre of expertise for company founders and start-ups in the canton of Zurich. Established in 1999 as a non-profit organisation, it offers free advisory services for company founders and start-ups, organises events and workshops, and operates an online platform with the “Startbox” as its core element.

Release 1.1 EasyGov

The first major EasyGov update called ‘Release 1.1’ was made on April 25, 2018. It includes the following features:

  • Optimized display for mobile phones;
  • Telephone numbers with a “Click-To-Call” link;
  • Addresses with a link to Google Maps;
  • Choice of language when subscribing to the newsletter;
  • Messages for the maintenance on the home page;
  • General improvements to user experience;
  • Deletion of the company and the account by the administrator;
  • Relevant URLs in all languages;
  • Extension of VAT deadlines disabled on the Swiss EasyGov website due to technical changes within the Federal Tax Administration;

“The online counter EasyGov.swiss eases the administrative burden on SMEs”

On 6 November 2017, Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann launched EasyGov.swiss – the online counter for companies – together with representatives from the cantons and the private sector. In this interview, Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann explains what EasyGov.swiss is, provides an insight into everything the administration’s new portal can do and states why EasyGov.swiss represents an important step forward for Switzerland.

The Online Desk for Companies EasyGov.swiss is live

Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann, together with representatives from cantons and the economy, launched EasyGov.swiss – the new online desk for companies, on 6 November 2017. The new platform, which was realised in the scope of eGovernment Strategy Switzerland, makes interacting with the authorities even more digitised and user-friendly. The electronic transactional platform facilitates the exchange of information between the economy and the authorities, and reduces companies’ administrative burden.

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