The clock is ticking for UK citizens across Europe as the date approaches for their country's divorce from the European Union. Some already have a sense of what to expect in their adopted homes after March 29 when Brexit is scheduled to take effect. But Brits living in Finland have been anxious about the relative lack of clarity regading their post-Brexit status. Ilkka Salmi, Permanent Secretary in the Interior Ministry and Tim Bird, a UK citizen resident in Helsinki, join APN to talk about the situation.
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Is investing really only for the rich?
How can you invest if you don't have spare cash each month? We figure out how to carve out a nest egg with private investor Merja Mähkä, who says that investing is an important part of financial planning for most people. 12 December 2019 / All Points North / Yle News
APN New Prime Minister special
What's ahead for Finland under new premier Sanna Marin? All Points North looks at the state of play.
What happened next after Finland gained independence?
Kjell Westö on the background to the Finnish independence. How deep are the scars of the Civil War? 5 December 2019 / All Points North / Yle News
Why did Finland's Prime Minister resign?
What's going on in Finnish politics? Who will be the new Prime Minister after Antti Rinne resigned? What is the Centre Party doing? We answer these questions and more with Yle's Katri Makkonen. 4 December 2019 / All Points North / Yle News
Costly city homes, crumbling country houses: Navigating Finland's housing market
The forces of regionalisation and urbanisation are reshaping Finland's real estate market. Do young people still stand a chance of becoming homeowners?
27 November 2019 / All Points North / Yle News
Can startups tackle Finland's workplace diversity problem?
Finland's premier startup event kicks Slush amid a conversation about the lack of diversity in the tech and startup sectors. Can startups lead the way in creating more inclusive workplaces in Finland? Entrepreneur and non-profit startup founder Anne Badan joins APN to talk about why she's optimistic they can.
21 November 2019 / All Points North / Yle News
How high can the Huuhkajat fly?
: This week's All Points North looks at why Finland's male footballers are now, after 80 years of trying, about to qualify for a major football tournament. Is it down to Pukki mania? Is Glen Kamara a driving force? We ask sports monthly Elmo Lehti features editor Topias Kauhala to guide us through. / All Points North / Yle News
Grading Antti Rinne's first 150 days in office
As Antti Rinne's government grapples with employment and climate challenges, we look at how well they are meeting voter expectations. Will it fulfill pledges of more jobs, concrete climate action and a reinforced social welfare state? With the Finns Party rising in the polls we also look at how climate and immigration are becoming populist wedge issues. Yle political journalists Helmiina Suhonen and Robert Sundman join the discussion.
Does Finland need a flight tax?
Flying has become much more common in recent years, but should we be doing it less to try and protect the climate? All Points North looks at proposals for a flight tax.
31 October 2019 / All Points North / Yle News
Who do you call when you suspect biased hiring practices?
People who suspect hiring bias because of their gender can turn to the Equality Ombudsman for help. But many don't know what to do when they believe they've been discriminated against in the recruitment process. This week APN sits down with Michaela Moua, senior officer from the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman's office to discuss what the authority can and cannot do.
24 October 2019 / All Points North / Yle News
Foreign dads seek community during parental leave
Finland plans to reform parental leave to encourage more dads to participate in child-rearing. The policy is seen as a move toward greater gender-equality in family roles and also as a much-needed boost for falling birth rates. But paternity leave can be isolating for foreign fathers in particular. Dad James Cramer and Fabrizio Turci of the family integration non-profit Familia join APN to discuss how to support foreign stay-at-home dads.
17 October 2019 / All Points North / Yle News
Is Finland welcoming enough to foreign workers?
Finnish policy on residence permits for highly-skilled migrants is under the spotlight this week, so we asked Melanie Dower from Supercell and Rasmus Roiha from Software E-Business Finland what needs to change and why. / All Points North / Yle News