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Netherlands > Working


How To Find A Job In Amsterdam

Monday June 10, 2019 (18:35:11)

In recent times, employers in Amsterdam have started leaning towards offering their employees non-traditional hours, shortened work weeks and remote employment.   more ...

Netherlands > Property


Buy-To-Let Mortgages In The Netherlands: A Worthwhile Investment?

Monday June 03, 2019 (13:18:43)

There’s so much to take into consideration when it comes to purchasing property, including a buy-to-let investment. You obviously want to protect your assets and see a good return on investment, with a preferable rental yield or profit that makes the purchase and hassle worth your while.   more ...

Netherlands > Working


Why Are So Many Companies Moving To The Netherlands?

Monday April 22, 2019 (12:37:22)

It’s no news to anyone that corporate Europe is in turmoil at present as a consequence of the UK’s decision to pull out of the European Union as well as the growing uncertainty around when Brexit will happen. But why are so many companies moving to the Netherlands? Which countries are they relocating from? And what options are available to you, if your company is one of them?   more ...

Netherlands > Living


Moving To Amsterdam With Teenagers? Here’s What You Need To Think About

Wednesday July 11, 2018 (12:45:20)

As much as relocating to another country can be an exciting adventure, it can also be a challenge. For teenagers, whose lives are already filled with uncertainty and change, moving to another country can be incredibly overwhelming. Moving means changing school, making new friends and re-establishing an identity. However, moving to a place like Amsterdam provides a smorgasbord of fun new experiences and opportunities for a young person who has a bicycle to whizz around town.   more ...

Netherlands > Financial


Bringing Your Inheritance Into The Netherlands: What Expats Need To Know About Dutch Tax Laws

Monday June 18, 2018 (09:14:37)

If you’re bringing your inheritance into the Netherlands, tax laws may have implications for your assets, so make sure that you’re fully informed. With the right information at hand, you can avoid being hit by any unexpected taxes and duties that will stop you making the most of your inheritance.   more ...

Netherlands > Living


Living In The Netherlands As A Transgender Expat

Friday May 25, 2018 (10:50:21)

Building a life as an expat is always a challenge – and being transgender can make everything more complicated. Pulling up roots and migrating to a famously liberal place like the Netherlands is a dream for many trans people facing persecution and discrimination elsewhere. However, living that dream means grappling with the difficulties of the expat life in general and obstacles particular to trans people all at once. The Netherlands isn’t a challenge-free place for transgender expats, despite its reputation, and migrating there requires some care and forethought.   more ...

Netherlands > Living


Is Amsterdam Finally Growing Sick of Expats?

Friday April 06, 2018 (10:11:12)

Amsterdam may have made it into the top five cities for expats in last year’s Expat Insider survey, but the welcome they can expect may be waning.   more ...

Netherlands > Living


A Handy Guide To Making Friends In Amsterdam

Tuesday February 27, 2018 (10:20:33)

So you’ve made the choice to move to Amsterdam. Visa? Tick. Accommodation? Tick. Employment? Tick. Friends? Hmm… if you haven’t quite fallen into your crowd yet, do not despair! Amsterdam is a bustling international city attracting people from around the globe, and one of the most exciting parts of settling in here will be getting to know the fresh new faces who you will grow to call your friends.   more ...

Netherlands > Moving


An Expat Guide To Work Permits In The Netherlands

Monday February 26, 2018 (12:24:58)

Thinking of moving to the Netherlands for work, or looking to employ someone from outside the country? Here are our answers to the most common questions about work permits.

EU/EEA members and Swiss nationals are entitled to the free movement of labour and do not require employment permits to work in the Netherlands.   more ...

Netherlands > Education


The Student Hotel: Accommodation For Life-Long Learners And Explorers

Friday February 09, 2018 (15:16:52)

In a former publishing house, east of Amsterdam’s city centre, the tip-tap of a table tennis game snaps back and forth through the air. There are comfy sofas, a retro photo booth, a shiny black foosball table and a curtained-off area with a TV that is never switched off. A launderette with a six-foot-high pin board for lost socks is located around the corner, and a bike shed is housed in the basement.   more ...

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