HR Insights

HR Insights April 2021 - Vaccination leave as compelling reason/short leave & Monthly corona teleworking declaration as from 1 April 2021 (UPDATE)

6 April 2021
Vaccination leave as compelling reason/short leave You have probably heard about the famed vaccination leave. The law providing for this was recently approved by the Federal Parliament. We are now waiting for it to be published in the Belgian Official Gazette.

HR Insights March 2021 - Monthly corona teleworking declaration as from 1 April 2021

30 March 2021
From April 2021 onwards, employers are obliged to submit a monthly declaration to the NSSO as part of the monitoring of the compulsory teleworking that is currently in place due to the corona crisis. The obligation applies to all employers, except for the companies who are obliged to be completely closed.

HR Insights February 2021 - Update measures corona

25 February 2021
We would like to inform you of some changes in the framework of the measures taken by the government in relation to the corona crisis. TEMPORARY UNEMPLOYMENT CORONA The temporary unemployment due to force majeure corona has been extended until 30 June 2021. The procedure remains unchanged.

HR Insights February 2021 - CLA telework corona

9 February 2021
Until recently, Belgian regulations provided for two forms of telework: structural and occasional. On 26 January 2021, a CLA came into force that creates a framework for government-recommended or compulsory telework due to the corona crisis. It is valid until 31 December 2021.

HR Insights January 2021 - Various topics

20 January 2021
At the start of the new year, we would like to inform you of a number of changes and newly introduced items.

HR Insights December 2020 - Gifts and (gift) vouchers to offer your employees for the upcoming holiday season

2 December 2020
In case you were wondering, as an employer, what gifts you could offer your employees in Belgium for the upcoming holiday season and under which conditions, you will find a brief overview of the possibilities in this Tax Insight.

HR Insights November 2020 - Temporary unemployment due to corona – back to the simplified procedure as from October 1st, 2020

13 November 2020
On November 6th, 2020, the Belgian government decided to reinstate the simplified procedure for temporary unemployment due to corona for all employers and employees and this for the period as from October 1st, 2020 until March 31st, 2021.

HR Insights October 2020 - Balance unavailed leave 2020 and public holidays 2021

5 October 2020
At the start of the last quarter of the year, we would like to draw your attention to the following matters.

HR Insight August 2020 - The temporary unemployment system after the corona pandemic

25 August 2020
In principle, Belgian employers have the possibility to invoke certain forms of temporary unemployment in times of need, in case necessary conditions are met.

HR Insights August 2020 - Various topics

25 August 2020
This month the coronavirus again brings some novelties and changes for employers. CONSUMPTION VOUCHER In order to increase purchasing power at the time of the corona crisis and to give a financial boost to the hardest hit sectors, the Belgian government created the consumption voucher. 

HR Insights July 2020 - Modifications transportation costs as from 1 July 2020

7 July 2020
From 1 July 2020, there will be some changes related to the transportation of your employees. In a previous message (April 2020), we already informed you about the obligation to grant a bicycle allowance within the Joint Committee 200. At national level, the following changes will also take place:

HR Insights July 2020 - Modifications transportation costs as from 1 July 2020

6 July 2020
From 1 July 2020, there will be some changes related to the transportation of your employees. In a previous message (April 2020), we already informed you about the obligation to grant a bicycle allowance within the Joint Committee 200. At national level, the following changes will also take place:

HR Insights April 2020 - Mandatory bicycle allowance as from 1 July 2020 (LC200)

7 April 2020
Within labour committee 200, the decision has been taken to impose a bicycle allowance.

HR Insights April 2020 -Corona: social security measures taken for self-employed

3 April 2020
Following the measures taken by the Belgian government regarding the spread of the coronavirus, you, as self-employed person, may have a number of questions regarding your own personal situation.

HR Insights March 2020 - The impact of the coronavirus on employment – temporary unemployment – UPDATE

21 March 2020
In one of our previous alerts, we informed you about the impact of the coronavirus on employment. One of the schemes of great importance in this context is that of temporary unemployment.

HR Insights March 2020 - The impact of the coronavirus on employment

18 March 2020
As a result of the measures taken by the Belgian government regarding the spread of the coronavirus, you may have a number of questions regarding possible absence of employees and/or payment difficulties.

HR Insights March 2020 - Solidarity contribution student: make sure proof of student status is in your possession!

13 March 2020
The NSSO introduces an important obligation for employers who employ a student with application of the solidarity contributions. NSSO CONTRIBUTION STUDENTS In principle, regular social security contributions are due on the student's remunerations.

HR Insights - New from 1 October 2019 : care leave

11 February 2020
In addition to parental leave, medical assistance leave and palliative leave, employees have the option of applying for care leave as from 1 October 2019.

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