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Setting up in the Netherlands Part 2 – How to find the best office space for your business

There are a number of reasons your business might decide to move to the Netherlands… Between the sheer volume of highly skilled people, amazing infrastructure, and attractive tax incentives for companies, it’s no surprise that hundreds of foreign companies are ...

5 tips to manage performance reviews in a hybrid work environment

2022 is the year for adjusting your business and HR processes to the “new normal.” Many businesses are choosing to adopt a hybrid working model, or have gone completely remote. Regular performance reviews can help your team work together better ...

Spring cleaning checklist for businesses without an HR team

Every successful business leader understands how important it is to take care of their people. Nonetheless, it can be tricky to balance the priorities of doing work that grows your business, and the administration associated with HR when you lack ...

Explained: Dutch Holiday Allowance

It’s that special time of year again! It’s the time of year when most working people in the Netherlands receive nearly double their monthly salary all at once. That’s right: the Dutch Holiday allowance (vakantiegeld, in Dutch) is worth 8% ...

FAQ: Payroll taxes and employment in the Netherlands

Here we have compiled a list of frequently asked questions that our payroll and HR specialists regularly get asked. If your business needs support setting up their operations, or have a specific challenge involving employment in the Netherlands, don’t hesitate ...

Wage breakdown: salary, social security, and payroll tax for the Netherlands

As business owners and working people, you know that wage and “take-home pay” are often very different after payroll tax. In the Netherlands, the average amount of take-home-pay from gross salary is only 70%. Expats often need to know — ...

EXPLAINED: Employment contracts in the Netherlands

If you are preparing to employ staff in the Netherlands, you know you will need to develop employment contracts. Employment contracts are vital legal documents whereby details of the employment relationship between employee, and your company are portrayed. In addition, ...

7 Types of Employee Leave in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands, we have some of the best procedures that help us maintain a strong work/life balance. So how do we achieve this? We’ve considered all of the reasons an employee may need to take leave from work and ...