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20/08/2014 Diesel and alcohol could become more expensive

The parties negotiating the terms to form a new centre-right federal government may impose new taxes after all - contrary to what most of them have...

19/08/2014 Biometric scanners to stop bogus travellers at Zaventem

More and more people are trying to enter Belgium using somebody else's passport. Last year 214 people were stopped at Brussels Airport with...

18/08/2014 EUR 17.3 billion in savings first hurdle on road to new Belgian Government

Colin Clapson Fourteen men and women representing four centre-right parties have started negotiations with a view to forming a new Belgian...

18/08/2014 Government formation: parties ready to discuss policy

Belgium's government formation process embarks on a new phase on Monday as the four centre-right parties hoping to form the new federal...

07/08/2014 Belgians postponing visit to the doctor

Large-scale European research has revealed that 9 percent of the Belgians are postponing a visit to the doctor's due to financial reasons.

29/07/2014 Administration overload impedes HR professionals

The Global Mobility Survey 2014 found that immigration, tax and administration compliance are three main factors that hinder expat professionals...

15/08/2014 Power black-outs and price rises could re-emerge

The nuclear reactor Doel 4 in Doel's nuclear power plant will be offline for the rest of the year, which could cause price rises and...

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Looking for work in Belgium

Looking for work in Belgium

This handy guide from Expertise in Labour Mobility includes how to write a CV, application procedure, interview dos and don'ts, Belgian management culture.

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Belgium’s first alternative directory assistance services - available through the shortcode 14-14 - can now be accessed on the internet.

Finding a rental home in Belgium

Finding a rental home in Belgium

Moving to Belgium presents a host of challenges to expats, not least of all finding the right home.

Learning to cope with life abroad

Learning to cope with life abroad

The psychological effects of global mobility can be physically painful.