Premises and in-house services

The Prime Minister's Office is responsible for the premises and in-house services of all ministries.

Premises of the ministries

Ministries' premises are primarily located in the centre of Helsinki. Most of the offices are in properties owned by the State. Senate Properties is responsible for any changes in the premises and other agreed services relating to the premises.

Premises solutions

The Prime Minister's Office decides on the ministries' premises and their locations.  Office solutions are carried out in line with the premises strategy of the State together with the ministries. Employees work primarily in multi-space offices which enables an effective use of premises.

In-house services

In-house services of the ministries include transport services, delivery of mail, meeting arrangements, customer services and support services in various events. The Transport Services Group is responsible for the transportation of members of the Government and ministries' leadership.

Document management and registry services

The Information Management Unit of the Prime Minister's Office is responsible for the document and archives management, registry services and related information and customer services of all ministries.

The Unit has six groups with offices in various ministries. The personnel of each group is primarily charged with the document services of the ministries belonging to the group.

The Unit handles registration of matters and documents received by ministries, transferring them to responsible officials and archiving the documents. The personnel is also responsible for project data management and EU information services and distribution of EU documents (EUTORI system). The Unit is also charged with the planning, steering, development, training and coordination of ministries' document management and with archive services and information services to realise good practice on information management.