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Dutch COVID-19 Business Relief Measures (NOW)(UPDATE 2022)

It’s been nearly 2 years since the Dutch government first implemented the Temporary Emergency Measures Bridging Employment package (also known as ‘NOW’) to help businesses retain their employees during COVID-19. There have been several updates to these measures since it ...

5 common pitfalls to avoid during remote onboarding

After being forced to work exclusively from home for a period, surveys show that over 97% of workers would like to work remotely (at least some of the time) for the rest of their career. To address these employee expectations, ...

Average Salaries In The Netherlands

Talent makes all the difference when it comes to the success of your business – especially in a foreign market. In order to attract (and retain) the talent you need to grow your business, it is important to understand the ...

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 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 ...