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23/04/2014 The gap between politicians and voters

The VRT and De Standaard have launched their 'voting test' application for the Flemish and Brussels elections.

22/04/2014 New tax legislation will impact net salary of expats in 2014

New tax legislation will impact net salary of expats in 2014 New rules mean that if you are an expat benefiting from the special expat tax status in Belgium, your working days outside of Belgium will be...

17/04/2014 Expats in Belgium do not feel safe on their bikes

A straw poll conducted on the internet admittedly among a very small number of respondents suggests 80 percent of expats are unhappy with the...

14/04/2014 Nationalists put a price on their proposals

At a press conference held on Friday afternoon, the Flemish nationalist party presented a cost analysis of the proposals contained in its manifesto...

04/04/2014 Tax authorities to challenge expat tax status

Tax authorities to challenge expat tax status Belgian tax authorities report that an extensive audit is currently being launched of foreign executives who have been benefiting from the special...

17/03/2014 Belgian monks tested by success of their Trappist beer

Belgian monks tested by success of their Trappist beer Trappist monks leading a life of contemplation near the small Belgian town of Rochefort now find themselves in the global spotlight, under pressure...

25/02/2014 EU expats must register to vote for EU elections

EU expats must register to vote for EU elections On 25 May Europe goes to the polls to elect a new European Parliament. EU-foreigners living in Belgium can take part in the vote locally, but have...

 
 
 
 
 
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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.

Practical, easy-to-use, free and... in English

Practical, easy-to-use, free and... in English

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.