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Public holidays in 2019

As 2018 is gradually coming to an end, Pro-Pay wants to provide you with an overview of the Belgian public holidays for 2019 and a reminder of the rules applicable to replacement days. Read more

Belgian Public holidays in 2018

Belgian Public holidays in 2018

As 2017 is gradually coming to an end, payroll provider Pro-Pay wants to give you an overview of the Belgian public holidays for the year 2018 and a reminder of the rules applicable to replacement days.

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Talking to strangers on public transport

I read an article recently that said that talking to strangers on buses, trams or trains might actually boost happiness. It referred to an experiment that had been carried out in Chicago[1]: a group of commuters were asked to help, some were instructed to connect with strangers, others to remain disconnected and the rest to commute as usual.  According to the results from the Chicago experiment, connection led to greater happiness. Read more

Floralies

Ghent Floralies : 4 sites – 4 themes (22 April to 1 May 2016)

Interested in breath-taking cultural heritage of Belgium? Visit the Ghent Floralies from 22 April to 1 May 2016. Leading national and international florists, ornamental growers, landscape architects and artists will showcase their most beautiful creations in four locations in the Arts Quarter – the Bijloke site, the Leopold Barracks, Saint Peter’s Square and Citadel Park.

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Floralies

What are the Ghent Floralies (22 April to 1 May 2016)

The Floralies of Ghent are the oldest and most prestigious floralies of the world. This event is organised by the Royal Society for Agriculture and Botany of Ghent. This association was founded in 1808. In 2016, the 35th edition of Floralies is arriving again to the city of Ghent that is exporting flowers from Belgium all over the world.

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Floralies

Ghent Floralies: Save the date 22 April – 1 May 2016

In the spring of 2016, Ghent will be a new, dynamic and interactive city festival richer with the Ghent Floralies.

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Doing Business in Belgium

Speak Our Language to Do Business in Belgium

Doing business in Belgium happens like culture through one of the three Belgian languages. Do you speak the right language to do business here?

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Football Belgium

Belgium national football team number 1 in the world

According to the FIFA, the Belgium national football team is now ranked as number one. For the first time in history, the Red Devils have reached the highest possible level in the world.

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Calendar 2016

Belgian Public holidays in 2016

As 2015 is gradually coming to an end, payroll provider Pro-Pay wants to give you an overview of the Belgian public holidays for the year 2016 and a reminder of the rules applicable to replacement days.

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Doing Business in Belgium (BusinessBelgium.be)

Doing Business in Belgium: Learn the Belgian Culture

Belgium is a small country of eleven million people, located on the shore of the North Sea in Western Europe. The city of Brussels, located in the center of Belgium, is the capital of this kingdom. Because Brussels is geographically speaking also located at the heart of Europe, Brussels is also considered to be the capital of 500 million Europeans.

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