DOING BUSINESS IN THE EU


Doing business in the EU

Brexit and free movement of EU Citizens

There has been a “large spike” in immigration law related inquiries from UK universities and colleges, who are seeking to reassure anxious staff members concerned about the impact of Brexit, …

Dutch Labour Law for Managers #11

Key aspects of Dutch Labour Law in English #duchlabourlaw Minister Asscher briefed on 1 December 2016 the Dutch second chamber on the plan to address the abuse by intern (stage) / work experience employers of graduated young people. Aspects that Dutch Managers must keep in mind: The term intern or stage has no legal meaning or consequences. The term intern (stage) can only be used if there is no indication of an employment contract. An intern receives an intern compensation and an employee with work experience receives an employment contract and minimum wage. An intern position has learning as goal and can be part of the study of the person. To utilize (misuse) a well-equipped person with experience in the specific field as an intern is an unfair labour practice and there is in terms of article 7:610a of the Dutch Civil Code a presumption of law that there an employment contract

Facebook to police hatespeech

Facebook, Google and Twitter will face new legislation if they don’t do more to police online hate speech, according to the European Commission. A study commissioned by Věra Jourová, the …

New EU financial powerhouse

London has so far been considered as the financial powerhouse of the European Union. With Britain, all set to separate from the EU following its Brexit vote, the position is now open for others to fill in. While Germany and Switzerland remain the most favored replacement for London, there are two unlikely contenders — Greece and Lithuania making a hard push to attract fintech and blockchain startups into their country.

New information security certification for Start-ups – Expand to Europe #expandtoeurope

Two Dutch startups have obtained a new type of information security certification. Restaurant bill splitting app Tabster and educational software company SOWISO have passed the Security Verified review. This is the first information …

SWISS IMMIGRATION TO GRANT MORE WORK PERMITS FOR NON-EU IMMIGRANTS

As nations across Europe, including the UK, clampdown on the number of non-EU workers entering their countries and Donald Trump in the US promises even tougher immigration controls, Switzerland has …

Is Europe a Good Place for Doing Business?

#doingbusinessineu #expandtoeurope Expand business to Europe

Companies Doing Business in the EU Must Be Aware of Perils of Talking with Rival Companies

#doingbusinessineu #expandtoeurope Expand business to Europe

The future of jobs

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is interacting with other socio-economic and demographic factors to create a perfect storm of business model change in all industries, resulting in major disruptions to labour …

World Bank rankings: best places in the EU to do business

New Zealand, Singapore, Denmark, Hong Kong and South Korea  led this year’s rankings. Between June 2015 and June 2016, the report, which measures 190 economies worldwide, documented 283 business reforms. …

Right to leave: EU workers

An employee remains entitled to an allowance by way of compensation for any days of annual leave not taken in the course of his employment even when the said employee himself decides to retire from the job, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has recently confirmed.

Dutch Labour Law for Managers #10

Dismissal of an employee for refusal to work / Dutch Labour Law Dutch Labour Law for Managers #10 Dutch Labour Law. Be prepared and informed. Click hereto receive a weekly Dutch …

‘Brexit’ Vote Has European Workers in Britain Unsure of Future: nytimes

  LONDON — Filipe Graca hovered over an espresso machine at the British food chain Pret A Manger and frothed out a cafe latte for a waiting customer. Until last …

Losing your job as an expat in the Netherlands

Losing your residence right With an employment-based residence permit (such as a highly skilled migrant permit or a permit for paid employment), premature employment termination does not only mean losing …