Rubens is one of the most influential artists of all time. He lived in Antwerp, an economically vibrant city in Flanders, in the north of Belgium. He left a wealth of paintings we can admire in several museums up until today. Recently, the restored version of his self-portrait is to be admired in the master’s home and studio “The Rubens House” in Antwerp. Ever tried painting Rubens’ self-portrait? If so, you’ll agree that it’s not exactly a walk in the park.
Also in Belgium companies are preparing the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR in short). From May 25, 2018 onwards, GDPR will apply on all companies in the European Economic Area (EEA). The goal of this regulation is to introduce similar rules in the whole Area regarding the processing of personal data and to protect these data. Read more
Employees who are not subject to the Belgian social security and who come to work in Belgium on a temporary or part-time basis, need to be able to present proof of the Limosa declaration before starting their employment activities. It is the responsibility of the employer of these posted employees to apply for the Limosa declaration. The Belgian client on the other hand, has the obligation to notify the authorities if proof of the Limosa is missing.
The government of the Brussels-Capital Region was willing to make use of its authority to implement its own target group policy.
The target group policy in Belgium is being regionalised in the framework of the Sixth State Reform.
Flanders is the first to launch three of its own target group reductions, starting on 1 July 2016. Employees recruited after this date fall under the new target group policy. Read more
Student employees are authorised to work in Belgium for a limited period each year. Employing students can be interesting for employers as a lower rate of social security is charged on their wages. Read more
Don’t forget to adjust the amount of mileage allowance from 1 July 2016 on. Read more
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