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A guide to wages in the Netherlands (updated 2022)

Wages in the Netherlands can baffle internationals regarding how it is calculated or how much tax deducted from the new arrivals to the Netherlands are often unfamiliar with how wages are structured here. If you’ve never worked in an EU ...

Explained: Dismissal procedures in the Netherlands

Dismissals aren’t easy for anybody – least of all for employees, but especially business owners and HR teams unfamiliar with dismissal procedures in the Netherlands. If your business needs restructuring – and dismissals are your best option – it’s important ...

What to expect if you’ve lost your job while working in the Netherlands

Job loss is a fact of professional life – but you don’t have to be surprised by what comes next. While the uncertainty of losing a job can be stressful, both Dutch and non-Dutch people employed in the Netherlands can ...

Explained: Health insurance in the Netherlands

Getting ready to move expat employees to the Netherlands? The Dutch healthcare system is highly ranked for quality and innovation, but it is also unlike many other socialized healthcare systems in the world. We find that most expats (especially those ...

How to arrange your utilities in the Netherlands: Energy, Water, Internet

Congratulations on having found your new home in the Netherlands! Now that the hard part of finding a home is behind – it’s time to make that home “move-in” ready. In the Netherlands, you have the freedom to choose the ...

Work Visas in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of the oldest open economies in the world. The country’s high standard of living, culture and incentives for business are just a few of the reasons that nearly 200,000 people move to work in the Netherlands ...

Explained: Dutch residence permit for Non-EU partner and children

There are plenty of great reasons to move to the Netherlands. We’ve got the best beers, the best cheeses and fried snacks. This country is home to world-famous masterpieces from history, and modern innovations in architecture. Throughout history, the country and people have always valued an openness between cultures ...

7 Top Attractions in the Netherlands to Enjoy This Summer

Newcomers to the Netherlands have had it rough this last year. The COVID-19 pandemic limited everyone’s access to public spaces of all kinds – especially the typical attractions and “must-sees” of the Netherlands. Fortunately, this weekend most public spaces opened ...