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Retaining staff is greatest challenge for SMEs
Employers

Retaining staff is greatest challenge for SMEs

30 September 2022 Annelies Baelus

What are SMEs' greatest HR challenges today? Acerta, ETION and VKW Limburg asked 500 Belgian SMEs. What turns out to be the case? Not attracting but retaining employees is number one on the list of hr challenges for the second half of 2022. How do SMEs plan to keep their employees committed to their organisation? You can read about it in this blog.

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Higher home-working allowance possible from 1 June 2022
Employers

Higher home-working allowance possible from 1 June 2022

01 June 2022 Ellen Van Grunderbeek

Electricity costs have gone up sharply in recent months. This means the maximum amount for a home-working allowance will also be raised as of 1 June 2022.

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Rewarding: not just money counts
Employers

Rewarding: not just money counts

31 May 2022 Ellen Roelants

Rewarding and compensating your employees: how exactly do you do that? Recent research by Ghent University reveals that offering telecommuting lessens the appetite for a pay raise. Rewarding doesn't actually have to consist solely of "money," as Acerta' s survey of more than 2,000 employees proves. We provide you with tips for an improved and motivating pay policy.

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Half of twenty-somethings considering career switch
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Half of twenty-somethings considering career switch

10 May 2022 Magda Duerinckx

One in three workers wants to change career direction. Twenty-somethings in particular are considering a job in another sector, according to a survey of more than 2,000 working Belgians. Why? What they want is to experience greater meaningfulness, a better work-life balance and/or good pay.

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Fair and transparent remuneration is the best way to go
Employers

Fair and transparent remuneration is the best way to go

28 April 2022 Ellen Roelants

A fair wage, a clear growth path and transparent communication work best. But how exactly do you do that? Acerta explains.

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Which choices do you include in your cafeteria plan?
Employers

Which choices do you include in your cafeteria plan?

22 March 2022 Ellen Van Grunderbeek

In a labour market in flux, employee empowerment remains a key focus, especially when it comes to their pay. As many as 70% of employees say they would like to take advantage of a customised compensation plan if their employer offered it.

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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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How much does an (electric) company car really cost?
Employers

How much does an (electric) company car really cost?

10 March 2022 Karolien Van Herpe

How much does a company car really cost? Forget the list price, look at the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Acerta explains.

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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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