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Known Traveller Digital Identity Project

Posted by on August 28th 2018 in Blog

The Netherlands has partnered with the Government of Canada to pilot a Known Traveller Digital Identity (KTDI) Project in which emerging digital technologies will be used to increase safe and seamless air travel. Along with the World Economic Forum and the global firm, Accenture, the two countries began testing in January of 2018 using the…


Visas and Work Permits in the Netherlands

Posted by on August 24th 2018 in Blog

Finding a way to work in a new country, legally, can be a daunting task. Each permit has specific requirements and while one is better for a specific case, it may not be the best option for you. Here we break down the most often used permits and visas in the Netherlands. For more information…


Global Mobility Workforce Trends

Posted by on June 26th 2018 in Blog

As globalization and technology continue to grow, so too will the amount of globally mobile employees.  According to Strategy Analytics, the globally mobile workforce is set to increase to 1.87 billion people by 2022, which is about 42.5% of the global workforce. Millennials are increasingly becoming interested in working internationally and are proactively reaching out…

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Are You Prepared for IND Checks this Year?

Posted by on April 24th 2018 in Blog

On 1 January 2018, the IND (Immigration and Naturalization Service) office in the Netherlands announced that it would be increasing the number of visits to sponsoring employers this year to ensure that recognized sponsors are in line with the Modern Migration Policy. These checks may result in fines up to € 3.000 per infraction committed…


Should partner assistance be a priority for global mobility teams?

Posted by on March 20th 2018 in Blog

Multiple measures are taken to ensure that an international assignment for an expatriate goes as smoothly as possible. Immigration forms are filled out, taxes are set up, and housing accommodations are squared away. But beyond the administrative tasks of names on forms and regulatory actions, how much effort is put into ensuring that both the…


Employee Sponsor Compliance Issue for The Netherlands

Posted by on February 21st 2018 in Blog

Recently ranked as 5th in the HSBC Expat Explorer 2017 list of most beloved countries for expats, the Netherlands is touted as a haven for large, global companies hiring from all over the world. With that global power comes the responsibility for these companies to follow the law in regards to registering their employees properly. However,…

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Is Blockchain the Next HR Holy Grail?

Posted by on January 31st 2018 in Blog

With the world following cryptocurrencies as if they were celebrities, words like “bitcoin” and “blockchain” have become part of our day to day vocabulary. However, even if these two terms are being uttered on a daily basis, not everyone fully understands the technology behind the madness or how it can transfer over to their industry…


GDPR- Who is Responsible for Changes in Your Organization?

Posted by on January 12th 2018 in Blog

Since its acceptance in April of 2016, GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) has been looming over the heads of organizations with the clock ticking towards May 2018; the time when penalties start coming into effect. When an organization is faced with a change in regulation that they may not completely understand or will require them…


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