Social networks promote retention of foreign workers

Social networks promote retention of foreign workers

Small and large businesses got to tell about troubles and possibilities when recruiting international labour

Balloons send the business climate strategy soaring

Balloons send the business climate strategy soaring

Design and art got officials cooperating on a new inter-ministerial business climate strategy.

When the Tax Authorities (SKAT) Deferred a Mobile E-service

When the Tax Authorities (SKAT) Deferred a Mobile E-service

SKAT avoided having investing development time on a self-service solution that people were not ready for in practice.

Thought-provoking new resources generate debate regarding gender equality

Thought-provoking new resources generate debate regarding gender equality

MindLab developed new debate-stimulating resources when the Ministry of Employment wanted to bring the issue of gender equality in the Danish labour market into focus.

The experience of legal certainty in encounters with SKAT

The experience of legal certainty in encounters with SKAT

MindLab used artworks to encourage people to put their experience of legal certainty into words. This provided SKAT with information that was new to it.

Everyday work safety

Everyday work safety

Interviews and observation at selected work places inspired the Working Environment Authority to develop new ideas for communication that can promote safe behaviour at work.

Away with the Red Tape for Young Taxpayers

Away with the Red Tape for Young Taxpayers

When it comes to using computers and online services young taxpayers are born naturals. Even so, they spend very limited time using the Danish Tax and Customs Administration (SKAT) digital solutions. The Danish Tax and Customs Administration (SKAT) had an idea that they could make young taxpayers more self-reliant.

Portrait of a citizen: Young Taxpayer

Portrait of a citizen: Young Taxpayer

The Citizens Service Office lies a little way from Dennis’ apartment in Nykøbing Falster, but he still goes down there whenever he has any questions about his tax affairs. When he looks at the tax authorities’ website, he isn’t able to work out how to make his return online.

Youths’ understanding of personal finances

Youths’ understanding of personal finances

An increasing number of youths lack a basic understanding of economical concepts. MindLab drew a picture of the youths’ choices and provided ideas to strengthen youngsters’ knowledge of personal finances.

Flagging of Ships to Denmark

Flagging of Ships to Denmark

Denmark has a stated goal of attracting more ships to the Danish International Ship Register (DIS). Therefore the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) wanted to learn more about how a Swedish shipping company felt about the transfer of its ships from the Swedish register to the Danish

Digital mentor systems help the unemployed closer to a job

Digital mentor systems help the unemployed closer to a job

It is nice to have someone to help you after a long period of unemployment and no job in sight. In a pre-study, MindLab helped The National Labour Market Authority investigate explore the potentials of using the internet as a platform for digital systems for matching unemployed and mentors.

New industry code website reaps rewards for the authorities and businesses

New industry code website reaps rewards for the authorities and businesses

Despite being a small part of the company registration procedure, business industry codes are a frequent source of statistical errors, pressure on public sector telephone lines and erroneous company inspections. A new solution is set to streamline authorities' procedures and strengthen their service to companies.

Interministerial information service for new restaurants

Interministerial information service for new restaurants

New businesses would avoid many problems if, from the very beginning, they were aware of the laws and regulations they need to comply with. MindLab, the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, the Danish Working Environment Authority and SKAT (the Danish Tax Authority) have therefore prepared a concept for expansion of inspections performed by the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration at new restaurants to include information on tax and working environment issues.

Dialog promotes growth team's recommendations to the Government (foodstuffs)

Dialog promotes growth team's recommendations to the Government (foodstuffs)

The Government has pointed towards the food industry as a major contributor to Denmark's future growth. However, the food industry is highly regulated, which means that companies face a series of competitive challenges when it comes to creating that growth. The Danish government has therefore appointed a growth team, whose role it is to make recommendations about how to underpin growth for companies operating in the food industry. MindLab has contributed to concretising the growth team's dialogue.

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