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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 ...

New laws for businesses and Expats that come into effect in 2022

Between Prinjesdag and the New Year, the Dutch parliament is working to implement hundreds of new laws, regulations, updates to current laws/regulations, etc. Understandably, the majority of news around these topics are communicated in Dutch. This year, we looked through ...

How to attract (the right) talent in 2022

It’s no secret that the last 2 years have completely turned job markets around the world on their heads. Between the pandemic, “antiwork” movement, and growing “job-hopping” trends – businesses need to revaluate their value as an employer going into ...

The fundamentals of arranging commute and service travel policies in the Netherlands

To develop an attractive employee benefit package, there are many items that need to be taken into consideration. Although the daily commute is easy to overlook, offering benefits to your commuting employees will positively impact your company’s overall employee benefit ...

The fundamentals of employee event planning for 2022

Company events are the tried-and-true method of facilitating teambuilding and engagement for employees. Just like any good party, a company event breaks the ice between co-workers and creates camaraderie by celebrating the success of your company. The reasons you want ...

Apply for unemployment benefits in the Netherlands (WW-uitkering): Step-by-step

Nearly every worker in the Netherlands is entitled to financial support from the Dutch Unemployment agency (UWV) in the event of unexpected job loss. If you are dismissed from your job in the Netherlands, you can apply to receive unemployment ...

How to develop an attractive relocation package in the Netherlands

Any employee knows that traveling or relocating to other countries for business is no simple matter. In addition to the pressure and deadlines at work, many aspects of daily life need to be dealt with, which could be physically and ...

Explained: Pension Schemes in the Netherlands

Money talks – but salary and wages are not the only component of compensation that matters to employees in the Netherlands. In fact, in order to attract the best talent, you need to consider what your ideal employee really values ...