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Employee Benefits

Nine Innovative Employee Benefit Ideas for a Competitive Compensation Package

It’s tough to stand out as an employer in today’s crowded talent market. Everyone is competing for the best talent available, but separating yourself from other employers has never been more difficult. It’s no longer enough for employers to offer ...

EXPLAINED: Sick leave policies for companies in the Netherlands

Burnout, personal injury, the flu, or the common cold – these are all examples of legitimate reasons employees in the Netherlands call in to work to take a sick day. The Dutch are renowned for their progressive approach to labour ...

EXPLAINED: The Whistleblower Protection Act in the Netherlands

Does your company have more than 50 employees? If so, you are required to implement a whistleblower policy as a part of your internal reporting procedure. Whistleblowers play a pivotal role in organizations by exposing and reporting ‘wrongdoing’ within the ...

RECRUITMENT IN 2023 AND WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2024

RECRUITMENT IN 2023 AND WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2024 

To start the new year on the right foot, we want to share an overview of the Recruitment industry’s highlights in 2023 and offer some insightful predictions for what lies ahead in 2024.  Let’s talk about 2023 numbers!  Let’s start ...

Key changes in Dutch employment law

5 key changes in Dutch employment law and regulations 2024 

Heading into the new year, 2024 brings some important changes in Dutch employment law and regulations which impact both individuals and businesses. In this article, we will delve into five key updates that come into effect in 2024.   1. Tax-free ...

Thing to do in Winter in the Netherlands

5 winter activities in the Netherlands you can’t miss! 

The winter season is always filled of joy and that “gezellig” feeling that surrounds the festivities. However, it is still difficult to come up with activities to spend quality time with family and friends at this time of year. The ...

Dutch health insurance

Dutch Health Insurance 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Are you planning to come to the Netherlands for work? Everyone who lives or works in the Netherlands is required by law to take out Dutch health insurance. A standard health insurance package is compulsory covering consultation with a GP, hospital treatment, and prescription, while an additional package such as for dental check-ups is optional.  

Debunking 5 Myths about Visas in the Netherlands (2.0)

For this edition of debunking Visas myths, we bring you 5 common myths around visas and permits to live and work in the Netherlands. 1. “I can relocate my non-European workers to the Netherlands without extra steps.“ It is not ...