Tax Authorities approve 21% of model agreements

Commissioning parties who make use of the services of Independent contractors need to have clarity in advance as to whether a fictitious employment relationship will be involved. Before the Deregulation of Assessment of Independent Contractor Status Act (Dutch: Wet DBA or DBA Act) came into force on 1 May...

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Dutch Supreme Court: works council’s consultation rights apply in case of relaunch following bankruptcy

On 26 May 2016, the Enterprise Division of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal (OK) ruled that the liquidator in the bankruptcy of the DA Retailgroep drugstore chain (DA) was not required to consult with the works council concerning the relaunch of the business following its bankruptcy. But on Friday,...

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