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11 posts, 23:16 today
Compensation for speculative trading losses…
Well, futures is definitely gambling, in my opinion. Also called speculation. Either you bet on a red ball at roulette in the casino or your pork futures (or something else), either way it is gambling to me.
Started by: sally.anne · 30.Jun.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
4 posts, 23:14 today
Sole proprietorship and unemployment insurance
Started by: altuno · 30.Jun.2015 · Business & entrepreneur
10 posts, 23:10 today
Can I change Wheel Size?
check on the manual, the tires you can use are specified, for rims only if same material and size. apparently you can also ask to the section of circulation office https://www.tcs.ch/it/te... Anyway I wouldn't trust used wheels and tires…
Started by: RuJoMa · 30.Jun.2015 · Transportation/driving
25 posts, 23:07 today
Driving my parents car on foreign license…
For you (somebody) registered in CH to legally drive any car in CH it must have been properly imported - this indeed is a customs matter. But failing that, it's illegal to drive the car on swiss roads, which is the actual topic here.…
Started by: Dimitarc · 29.Jun.2015 · Transportation/driving
16 posts, 23:05 today
Bank accounts for business
Yes, the answer is no unless you are resident here and even then they are not keen. The due diligence to make sure you are "clean" far outweighs the cost of anything they could earn. Unless of course you are around the $30 mio mark…
Started by: GVAbound · 10.Jan.2012 · Finance/banking/taxation
64 posts, 23:02 today
Overpaid car insurance - need legal advice
i know eh, who'd have thought my BA in Buisness Administration, 10 years at Lloyds syndicates and Willis Faber (as was), 3 at Rothschilds and 2 at RBS were clearly wasted as was my now defunked FCII... who'd have thought. But an 'ology…
Started by: ZurichLake · 29.Jun.2015 · Insurance
9 posts, 22:59 today
Extending chomage indemnitie days
Has anyone successfully convinced Chomage office that they should extend the indemnitie days? I ask as I worked in Switzerland up to April 2014, then in the UK for 1 year and back here as of April 2015 unemployed. Looks like I only get 1…
Started by: Mel-C · 30.Jun.2015 · Employment
21 posts, 22:54 today
Neck scarves, indoors, in a heatwave?
Always have one of those lurking in my (copious) handbag... so clearly something's rubbed off after all those years chez les Helvetians. Although my excuse is that it gets quite chilly down by the lake after dark and I don't want to…
Started by: PaddyG · 30.Jun.2015 · Daily life
2 posts, 22:40 today
Which mobile phone package for Africa & UK?
Started by: _Mzungu · 30.Jun.2015 · TV/internet/telephone
26 posts, 22:40 today
Problems accessing BBC News website?
When I got home from work and had dinner, by the time I looked at changing DNS IP address, it seems the issue had been resolved somewhere down the line. All now back and working. But still tempted this weekend to change to the Google DNS…
Started by: JoshT · 21.Jun.2015 · TV/internet/telephone
1 post, 22:38 today
Jewish rye bread/soudough bread with caraway?
Started by: JoshT · 30.Jun.2015 · Food and drink
6 posts, 22:36 today
Where can I donate food in Basel?
I have had a handful of friends leave Basel recently and they have all handed me big bags full of food that they couldn't take with them. Some items are opened (eg. spices) and others such as tinned food, boxes of rice etc. etc. are brand…
Started by: Magpie · 30.Jun.2015 · Daily life
4 posts, 22:29 today
Pay for the aged fridge and bathtub?
Started by: Simon81 · 30.Jun.2015 · Housing in general
7 posts, 22:25 today
It's a party present only in the germanic-speaking part of canton wallis, apparently it was the left wing of the local chapter of CVP (the christian democratic party) that splintered off in 1949 because the CVP was too conservative on the…
Started by: taveau · 30.Jun.2015 · Swiss politics/news
4 posts, 22:13 today
Nanny and AuPair advice needed urgently
Started by: nanny2015 · 30.Jun.2015 · Employment
35 posts, 22:10 today
Alibaba buy
So after about 10 days, I get a message that my product was shipped, and I see a tracking number for China Post, with a link to the China Post website, except its ALL in Chinese. :dunce: Estimated delivery time in 15 to 34 days. I…
Started by: Phos · 11.Jun.2015 · Business & entrepreneur
1 post, 22:00 today
When do zooplus deliver?
Started by: glowjupiter · 30.Jun.2015 · Pet corner
26 posts, 22:00 today
Where to find detailed math curriculum for…
Maybe ask the question on yahoo groups Swiss schooling where other parents will be able to share with you which text books are being used. In the German speaking part it is the Klett verlag publications but this is not applicable to you.
Started by: JohnMAndre · 30.Jun.2015 · Education
2 posts, 21:51 today
Good Hairdresser in Vevey/Montreux area?
Started by: purelycrystal · 7.Jun.2015 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
2 posts, 21:46 today
Howdy, intern bloke in early twenties here
Started by: cakediviner · 30.Jun.2015 · Introductions
7 posts, 21:45 today
Refridgerated Showcase
thank you for this suggestion as well but that avenue was explored and will continue to be explored on a daily basis.. My wife was in the Restaurant business before but we are at wits end as to why it's so difficult to find a used one as…
Started by: canada53 · 29.Jun.2015 · Items wanted
6 posts, 21:41 today
Staying in Zürich
In the village next to where I live, there is this hotel: Reviews at various sites are OK, it seems to be clean (and it's relatively new). It's more oriented towards business-travelers, but I assume you just want to sleep there and…
Started by: FullContretemps · 30.Jun.2015 · Travel/day trips/free time
4 posts, 21:38 today
End of lease cleaning
Started by: knb.pjr · 30.Jun.2015 · Housing in general
3 posts, 20:45 today
Mailing used bicycle from UK to CH - Duty?
Started by: MitzEclipse · 30.Jun.2015 · Daily life
2 posts, 20:37 today
Looking for a good paper shredder
Started by: orlowski · 26.Jun.2015 · Items wanted
19 posts, 20:03 today
New job in Solothurn...living in Bern?
Dear all, Thanks for all your nice advices! As the balance is not so clear for me (which is good) I will try to rent a provisional flat or serviced apartment for 2 or 3 months, and just see afterwards! Thanks again
Started by: odaterse · 24.Jun.2015 · Daily life
5 posts, 19:51 today
Anyone took the ferry from Crete to Santorini
Started by: fromsiggenthal · 9.Jun.2015 · Travel/day trips/free time
3 posts, 19:23 today
French in Zurich
Started by: LuciaLam · 17.May.2015 · Education
4 posts, 19:18 today
Looking for a butcher again (ZH/AG)
Started by: dmay · 30.Jun.2015 · Daily life
49 posts, 19:14 today
Warning: Unrest at Calais Ferry Port - delays…
Good new Odile, you can sleep easy tonight - heat permitting of course! ;) I'm surprised that Eurotunnel doesn't seem to be able to protect their property given they've already been through this last week. How exactly did they get back…
Started by: ecb · 22.Oct.2014 · Leaving Switzerland
16 posts, 18:45 today
Xe.com money transfers
i would second transferwise..they have low fee..also, if you go thru referal, the first transfer upto CHF 4.5 k will be free... Currencyfair has an advantage that you can decide what rate you want to convert at...
Started by: P&J · 29.Jun.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
5 posts, 18:20 today
Contributions for AHV/IV/EO
Started by: Bonhomme · 13.May.2015 · Employment
13 posts, 18:15 today
Tax from online shopping
This is also being discussed in the 'cheap stuff from China' thread (where, of course, there's hardly ever a problem with added tax and the packages slip through like strawberry milkshake). You're liable for VAT if the total declared…
Started by: JoshFromOz · 29.Jun.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
20 posts, 18:04 today
Gotogate.ch warning
The initial urge to save money makes us go to these sites, which have many hidden charges...On edreams, one i paid extra for no cancellation charges. Later, it turned out that it was only for waiving edreams's charges in case of…
Started by: Batcow · 2.Jul.2014 · Complaints corner
13 posts, 18:00 today
Help Mortgage whilst on Chomage
What happens when chômage runs out though if you havent't got a job by then, which is sufficient to be entiltled to mortgage. I have to say I am really surprised CA agreed, knowing this might happen??? You ask on another thread for an…
Started by: Mel-C · 27.Apr.2015 · Finance/banking/taxation
2 posts, 17:28 today
Online shops abroad that calculate all fees…
Started by: Tom1234 · 30.Jun.2015 · Daily life
11 posts, 17:23 today
Cablecom Basic Offer
I'm moving to a new place next month and also considering the basic offer as I'm not a heavy user and it's a decent price (and I believe no set-up fee?). It sounds from here that it's pretty good, and 2Mb is fast enough for me. Would you…
Started by: rbstella · 10.Apr.2015 · TV/internet/telephone
14 posts, 16:51 today
Eviction after an auction
Oups, brace yourself, it's gonna be a bumpy ride I am afraid. You need to lawyer up ASAP, check the conditions of the auction and I imagine you are pretty much screwed (as I have read few conditions on auctions of properties like…
Started by: Mel-C · 30.Jun.2015 · Housing in general
31 posts, 16:29 today
Swiss Banks that allow accounts…
Thanks, that was helpful. I have legacy accounts from when I lived in Switzerland, and I need to go back to cleanup the mess. Here's what I am hoping for: -PostFinance closes my account and gives me cash (currency) -UBS allows me…
Started by: KeinFranzösisch · 25.Apr.2012 · Finance/banking/taxation
1 post, 16:24 today
Cycling around Zurich
Started by: lpra · 30.Jun.2015 · Sports / Fitness / Beauty / Wellness
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