How to stay ahead of the curve and keep abreast of crucial socio-legal changes? Pour yourself a cup of coffee and choose your topic.
Good news for companies that wish to implement the mobility budget: the government has published an official formula to calculate the amount of the annual mobility budget. This comes with a view to raising transparency in order to hopefully further increase mobility budgets.Read more
The cafeteria plan, also known as flexible reward, is a way of giving your employees a say in the make-up of their pay package. As an employer, you establish the benefits you are offering and allow your employees to pick and mix from the range of benefits on offer. In doing so, the pay package better suits employees’ personal needs, with everybody choosing whether or not they wish to join the plan. A cafeteria plan is also budget-neutral: there are additional costs as an employer, but the wage cost remains unchanged. Which makes this a real win-win, as your employees get more value (and appreciation) for the same money.Read more
Company bikes are very much in evidence on our Belgian roads. As many as 25% more employees opted for a bike lease this year.Read more
What if your employees would like extra holidays on top of the agreed statutory and non-statutory holidays, and the work allows this? What are the possibilities? You can already assume that it will boost your employees’ motivation if you can respond to their requests for extra holidays. For that reason alone, it is worth looking at the options.Read more
The ageing of Belgium’s population is a social challenge that companies are also facing. What are the benefits of hiring older workers? How do you keep your older workers healthy and happy at work? And what if you do have to say goodbye?Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more