News & Events

Get news and key information from the Economic Development along with everything you need to know about exciting events hosted by the Office of Economy and Labour. Stay up-to-date and well informed. Here you’ll find current news and input from the Economic Development about what’s going on in Basel’s business community, along with the calendar of events by the Office of Economy and Labour of the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

  • Veranstaltungskalender (in German only)

    Vorankündigungen und save-the-dates zu Veranstaltungen des Amts für Wirtschaft und Arbeit finden Sie hier.

  • An attractive business location in need of even more attractive areas

    Several recent studies have confirmed once again: Fortunately, the Canton of Basel-Stadt is well-positioned to provide companies with outstanding location benefits and an excellent economic development framework. Given the ongoing limitations of spatial resources, the objective to keep developing additional economic areas remains a top priority for the Office of Economy and Labour.

  • Compulsory registration of job vacancies starting 1 January 2020

    Effective on 1 January 2020, the threshold for occupations subject to mandatory registration of job vacancies will be lowered to an unemployment rate in the respective occupation of 5%. Here you can find all the information pertinent to this change.