98 companies moved from UK to the Netherlands due to fears of Brexit

98 companies from the United Kingdom have moved to the Netherlands for fear of approaching Brexit and another 325 companies think about a move, the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) reports Monday. The NFIA is an implementation organisation of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. The Netherlands attracts mainly companies from the financial sector, ICT, media … Read more

Flexible strength gains 48 percent less than permanent employee

Employees with a flexible employment contract earn an average of 48 percent less than employees with a fixed employment, reports the Central Statistical Office (CBS). Corrected for background characteristics such as age and training, the wage difference is 7 percent. Especially call forces and temporary employees without fixed hours deserve less than their colleagues in … Read more

Dutch Cabinet wants to protect franchise entrepreneurs better

The Dutch government wants to protect franchise entrepreneurs better adding Franchise agreements to the Civil Code (Burgerlijk Wetboek). A legislative proposal has been sent to the Council of State. According to the cabinet, agreed agreements and expectations are not always complied with to the detriment of the franchisees. Secretary of State Mona Keijzer of economic … Read more