News and Events
Reduction in business start-ups in Switzerland in the 4th quarter
Reduction of 2.4% in business start-ups in Switzerland in the 4th quarter
In Switzerland, 2.4% fewer companies were founded in the fourth quarter.
Study on fraud in Swiss online trading 2018
Over 92% of all the traders they surveyed had been affected by fraud and report higher losses
CRIF SA, in conjunction with the Swiss Association of mail order traders (Verband des Schweizerischen Versandhandels VSV), conducted another online survey in October 2018 of Swiss online and mail order retailers on the subject of fraud. More than 92 percent of the retailers contacted had already been affected at least once by fraud.
CRIF rate of defaulting debtors
Debtor ratio in Switzerland rises sharply to 6.1%
Across the whole of Switzerland, the ratio of debtors has risen from a level of 5.6% in 2017 to 6.1%.
Zurich, 23 May 2019
Digital Commerce Award
CRIF sponsored the Connect Digital Commerce conference and the Digital Commerce Award. Daniel Gamma presented the award in the Lifestyle and Hobby category to the winner, Digitec Galaxus. Congratulations.
Lugano, 7 May 2019
Annual CRIF meeting in Lugano
On 7 May 2019 the 8th annual meeting with CRIF took place in Lugano in the Italian part of Switzerland. CRIF presented various studies based on their data and clients and partners presented their success stories.
Zurich, 28 September 2017
CRIF Update 2017
The traditional CRIF Update customer event took place in Zurich at the end of September. This tackled topics such as address management, Financial Intermediary Casino and innovations and analyses from CRIF.
Zurich, 7 April 2021
Number of business bankruptcies up by 16.2% in March
In March, the number of business bankruptcies began to increase once again, rising by 16.2% in comparison with the previous year. The steepest rise was reported by healthcare, recruitment and other professional, scientific and technical services.
Zurich, 17 March 2021
27.1% female ratio in company management
In Switzerland, 27.1% of people working in management are women, while females make up 23.2% of those serving on Boards of Directors. Ten years ago, the equivalent figures were lower – 23.1% in the case of management roles and 20.1% for mandates on Boards of Directors. The Canton of Aargau reports the highest female ratio at the management level, achieving 30.4%.
Zurich, 3 March 2021
CRIF Study: 25.6% of company founders are women
In 2020, over 74% of all those who founded new companies in Switzerland were men. The only sectors in which more companies were founded by women than by men were those involving social services, veterinary services, clothing manufacture and the provision of personal services.