Nordic Financial Unions

Promoting the Nordic Model

Who we are

Nordic Financial Unions is the voice of the employees in the Nordic financial sectors. Through our seven affiliated unions in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland we represent 150.000 members, promoting their interests at the European level.


NFU – Nordic Financial Unions builds cooperation among Nordic financial trade unions and promotes their interests in Europe.


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2022.05.16 | NFU News

NFU and UNI Europa Finance host final conference in Fintech project

On May 10, Nordic Financial Unions and Uni Europa Finance, together with the University of Gothenburg hosted the final conference of the project How Fintech affects the financial sector and what the effects are on collective bargaining in the European financial sector in Copenhagen. The day was a mix of different panel discussions of the challenges and opportunities Fintech pose for the finance sector and finance unions.
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2022.04.04 | NFU News

NFU welcomes new EU Coordinator to join the team in Stockholm

NFU is strengthening its regulation and lobbying work and is happy to announce the recruitment of Anna-Delia Papenberg to the team in Stockholm. Anna-Delia has extensive working experience with EU legislators and law enforcement institutions, such as the European Commission, European Social Committee and the Data Protection Supervisor.
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2022.06.16 | NFU Blog

Apple speeds up move into financial services

One of the latest week’s biggest stories in finance is Apple’s move into Buy now – pay later (BNPL) and lending services. This is the confirmation of rumours having circulated during the last couple of months, that Apple has been moving into cooperation with financial actors and increased their focus on financial services. Is the latest move by the US Big Tech company a game changer in financial services?
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2022.03.30 | NFU Blog

The changing landscape in financial services

The rapid digital development of financial services during the Covid-19 pandemic have enabled Fintech and Big Tech companies to strengthen their position in the financial markets says a new report from the Financial Stability Board. What implications might this have for the financial markets structures and what approach should be taken towards this development?
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Our work

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2017.04.19 | Our work

Promoting constructive Social dialogue

NFU is the Nordic representative in the European Sectoral Social dialogues in Bank and Insurance, coordinating the NFU participation. By participating, NFU supports social dialogue in Europe and promotes the interests of our member unions at European level.
2016.12.15 | Our work

Being a Knowledge hub

NFU creates value for the affiliates by acting as a knowledge hub among trade unions in the Nordic financial sectors strengthening their cooperation and expertise.
2016.12.15 | Our work

Influencing the EU

NFU is continuously working to improve the output of EU regulation. By monitoring the regulatory development and influencing the EU, NFU makes sure that the employee perspectives is taken into account. NFU is an active stakeholder at the EU level.