Employers: save premiums with fixed contracts!

The Dutch Balanced Labour Market Act (Wet arbeidsmarkt in balans, WAB) introduces a contribution differentiation for unemployment insurance (“UI“), with the format of the contract determining the unemployment insurance contribution (WW-premie). The low contribution rate is 2.94% and the high contribution rate is 7.94%. It will therefore make sense...

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Newsflash! Employers must end dormant employment

Last Friday, 8 November 2019, the Dutch Supreme Court has issued a ruling on dormant employment relationships. The Supreme Court has indicated that, because of the ‘good employer’ principle, an employer must cooperate with an employee’s proposal to bring his employment contract to an end by amicable arrangement, with...

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European Employer London 14 November 2019

The inaugural Littler European Employer is taking place in London on 14 November 2019. Coming days after the UK is due to leave the EU, this strategic event will take the theme of ‘The Changing Face of the Workplace‘ in Europe and beyond. We will explore key strategic themes...

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Internet consultation self-employed tariffs/statements

The draft bill on the minimum tariff for the self-employed (with no employees) and on self-employed status statements was published on 28 October 2019: the Minimum Remuneration for the Self-employed and Self-employed Status Statement Act . This covers two of the set of proposals that...

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