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30.6.2023 News

EU Framework Agreement on cross-border telework enters into force on 1 July 2023 

Some EU Member States have signed a framework agreement on cross-border telework. It will enter into force on 1 July 2023. Finland has signed the Agreement. According to the Framework Agreement, an employee habitually working and teleworking in two different EU countries can be insured, under certain conditions, in the country where the statutory seat of their employer is established (instead of in their own country of residence).

5.6.2023 Press releases

Investment returns dropped yet pension financing increasingly dependent on them

The assets of the Finnish earnings-related pension system shrunk in 2022 – investment losses accounted for 14.8 billion euros. Since the dependency ratio is getting increasingly weaker over time as the population ages, improving investment returns is essential. The options include, among others, adjusting the risk level of private sector pension investments by relaxing the related regulations.

Finnish Centre for Pensions – Central body of and expert on statutory earnings-related pensions