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Three steps to a successful holiday policy
Employers

Three steps to a successful holiday policy

11 May 2022 Marijke Beelen

Everyone needs a holiday from time to time. Did you know that full-time employees, working a five-day week, are entitled to 20 statutory days of holiday? If you would like to have a successful vacation policy in your organisation? these are the steps to follow.

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Fuel and energy prices spike: what can employers do?
Employers

Fuel and energy prices spike: what can employers do?

18 March 2022 Ellen Van Grunderbeek

Acerta answers some questions frequently asked by employers. Can you change your company car policy? What about employees who use their own cars and do a lot of service travel? What about the work-from-home allowance that covers energy costs?

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What will change for the wage bonus CLA 90?
Employers

What will change for the wage bonus CLA 90?

03 March 2022 Ellen Van Grunderbeek

Do you want to grant a wage bonus to your employees? Please note that there are novelties in the granting of non-recurring result-related benefits, also known as the wage bonus. As of 22 February 2022, there is a new CLA 90/4, and the social partners also gave their opinion on the wage bonus interpretation in the National Labour Council. What exactly will change? We'll provide an overview.

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How does the conflict between Ukraine and Russia affect Belgian companies?
Employers

How does the conflict between Ukraine and Russia affect Belgian companies?

01 March 2022 Ellen Van Grunderbeek

The conflict between Ukraine and Russia is raging. There is a real chance that your labour organisation is feeling the effects of the conflict or the actions taken by the international community in response to it.

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Employment deal: what's in the agreement?
Employers

Employment deal: what's in the agreement?

16 February 2022 Annelies Bries

The federal government has reached an agreement on the labour deal. The aim of the labour deal is to get as many people as possible working. The emphasis is on flexibility for employee and employer. What does the agreement entail? What measures can we expect? We give you an overview below, although the measures still need to be translated into legislation.

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How do you protect your employees' personal data?
Employers

How do you protect your employees' personal data?

26 January 2022 Miet Vanhegen

What are the ground rules you should follow when collecting, using and securing personal data? The European Privacy Day on 28 January lets us pause to reflect on the procedures to ensure personal data protection. This is also relevant in the HR world, as organisations often hold all kinds of personal data on their employees.

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Are you ready for the Whistle-blower Directive?
Employers

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

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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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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