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Compensation claims in the travel, room and board dispute

Posted by Aase Herkules on February 3, 2017 at 6:25 AM Comments comments (5)

Norwegian Industry threatens government with compensation claims in the dispute about travel, board and lodging. Director of the organization for the Construction Industry (BNL) is afraid of extensive consequences for the construction industry in Norway.

Last week the Norwegian newspaper VG wrote about the CEO of Norwegian Industry Organisation (NI) threatening the government with compensation claims in the travel, room and board dispute. If the Government are to foll...

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Fighting workplace crime

Posted by Aase Herkules on February 3, 2017 at 6:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Another 25 million NOK reserved to fight workplace crime. The Norwegian government has assigned 25 million NOK to several centers in the fight against workplace crime.

The parliamentary representative stressed that a secure workplace will be even more prioritized by the government, which last year developed a stricter strategy towards workplace crime.

- Cooperation between the public control authorities have been strengthened and made more systematic...

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Changes in the new Norwegian Working Environment Act

Posted by Aase Herkules on March 13, 2015 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Norway's conservative two-party government coalition, has reached a compromise with its two support parties in Parliament, Venstre and KrF, on its plan to reform and liberalize national work rules. The support parties agree with the government on the following changes in the new Working Environment Act:



  • Regular employment is the general rule within labor, but there will be a general admission to temporary employment
  • The 70-years limit for...

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A new and more ambitious climate policy for Norway

Posted by Aase Herkules on February 4, 2015 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

The Norwegian Government will present a White Paper on a New Norwegian Commitment for the Period After 2020. The Paper will discuss the suggested commitment, the reasoning behind the reduction target and how it can be fulfilled.

The Norwegian government suggests that Norway by 2030 reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 per cent compared to the 1990 level. The EU is leading the way in the efforts to combat anthropogenic climate change. The Norwegian government...

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The African Union and Norway enter into strategic partnership

Posted by Aase Herkules on January 27, 2015 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Chairperson of the African Union Commission Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, yesterday signed a strategic partnership agreement. ‘This is a historic step for Norway’s engagement in Africa,’ said Mr Brende.

The agreement was signed today in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, where the African Union (AU) headquarters are based. Mr Brende is in Ethiopia in connection with the annual AU Summit.

‘This agree...

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Sole proprietorship

Posted by Aase Herkules on January 24, 2015 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Do you want to set up a company in Norway, but don't want to start a NUF or an AS (limited company)? Maybe setting up a sole proprietorship will suit you better. A sole proprietorship is an organizational form where a single person is responsible for the business. You run the business on your own account and at your own risk. This means that you are liable in full for any liabilities and obligations. 


The owner must in general be minimum 18 yea...

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Increasing the limit for registration in the Norwegian VAT Register

Posted by Aase Herkules on November 21, 2014 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

The proposal from the Norwegian government suggesting that the general limit for registration in the VAT Register should be increased from NOK 50.000 to NOK 150.000 from January 1th 2015, has not been approved. Therefore the limit for registration in the VAT register stays at NOK 50.000.

Norway: The most prosperous country in the world

Posted by Aase Herkules on November 13, 2014 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Norway has been listed as the most prosperous country in the world by the Legatum Institute 2014 Prosperity Index.

The index, which ranked Switzerland in second place, bases a country’s prosperity performance on eight variables: Economy, Governance, Personal Freedom, Social Capital, Education, Health, Security and Entrepreneurship and Opportunity. Norway’s best performance came in the Social Capital category, while its worst (seventh) was in Entrepreneurship and Oppor...

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VAT in Norway

Posted by Aase Herkules on November 12, 2014 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

We are happy to inform that Enter Norway Business Consulting has become partner with Arborealis - VAT representative in Norway.

Information from Arborealis: You would like to do business in Norway, or maybe you already have business in Norway. Like in all European countries, VAT is chargeable on most of your sales and purchases in Norway. Moreover, like all Norwegian companies when you do business in Norway (even if you are not permanently based in Norway) you have to compl...

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NOK will stay weak into year-end

Posted by Aase Herkules on November 12, 2014 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

If you are thinking about entering the Norwegian market, this might be the right moment

According to FXStreet (Barcelona) - Senior Analyst, Pernille Bomholdt Nielsen at Danske Bank sees NOK staying weak into year-end due to the downside risks of oil prices and the Norwegian growth.


“We still believe that the market is too bearish on Norwegian growth and too dovish on Norges Bank. Hence, we continue to expect that the NOK will strengthen in 2015 against tr...

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