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Is green mobility a viable option for SMEs?
Employers

Is green mobility a viable option for SMEs?

06 January 2022 Charlotte Thijs

With social and tax measures, the government has paved the way for a sustainable mobility policy in companies. Is sustainable mobility a viable option for SMEs? Are they ready for the greening of their mobility?

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Bonuses in corona times: surprisingly popular
Employers

Bonuses in corona times: surprisingly popular

23 December 2021 Karolien Van Herpe

The corona year 2020 rocked the foundations of the economy. Yet the economic malaise has not prevented companies from paying bonuses to their employees. In 2021, a quarter of the white-collar employees received a bonus. Moreover, the average bonus amount is unprecedentedly high, at just over EUR 5300. Surprising? It is, because the bonuses paid out in 2021 are based on the business results and/or the performance of employees in the corona year 2020.

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Are you ready for the Whistle-blower Directive?
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Are you ready for the Whistle-blower Directive?

17 December 2021 Miet Vanhegen

The European Whistle-blower Directive had to be transposed into Belgian law by 17 December. Although Belgium did not meet the deadline, you can already prepare your organisation for what is to come, as the implementation of this directive will bring new obligations with it. What exactly do you need to prepare for as an employer? We give you the broad outlines of the Whistle-blower Directive.

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13 HR experts unravel the recipe for motivated employees
Employers

13 HR experts unravel the recipe for motivated employees

07 December 2021 Sabine Goossens

How do you ensure your employees get to work in your organisation with the right motivation? A more than relevant question in times of labour shortages. Fortunately, there is an - almost magical - recipe: the self-determination theory.

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The special tax regime for foreign executives and specialists will be phased out
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The special tax regime for foreign executives and specialists will be phased out

25 November 2021 Annick Mussen

On 1 January 2022, the special tax regime for foreign executives will be amended. Thanks to this information, you can now check whether your current or future employees can join the new BBIB/BBIO.

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Target group reduction: what changes are lined up in 2022?
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Target group reduction: what changes are lined up in 2022?

16 November 2021 Nele Mertens

The rules for certain target group reductions will change commencing in 2022. Acerta lists what exactly will be changing.

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Greening mobility: what tax and social measures have been adopted?
Employers

Greening mobility: what tax and social measures have been adopted?

12 November 2021 Emma Suzanne van Aggelen

The federal government has adopted tax and social measures to encourage the greening of mobility. Acerta gives you an overview.

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Five sustainable ideas for your organisation
Employers

Five sustainable ideas for your organisation

09 November 2021 Kathelijne Verboomen

Belgium will also be proposing ambitious climate objectives during the climate summit in Glasgow, in order to call a halt to climate change. As an organisation, sustainability has since become a fact of life.

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Sector agreement PC 200: higher wages and bicycle allowance
Employers

Sector agreement PC 200: higher wages and bicycle allowance

03 November 2021 Annelies Bries

A draft sector agreement for the years 2021-2022 was drawn up in the General Joint Committee for Employees (PC 200). The PC 200 includes more than 50,000 employers, together employing more than 400,000 white-collar workers. Once the agreement is concluded, it will therefore have an impact on many employers. Here you can read which agreements are on the table.

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