Corona Covid-19 in the Netherlands update

More patients have become infected with the corona covid-19 virus recently. The numbers are still relatively low, however this may change. The Netherlands has a structure in place in which doctors, laboratories and Municipal Public Health Service (GGD) all work together to combat various outbreaks of infectious diseases. Multiple actions have been taken within this […]



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Driving licence exchange info

When you move to the Netherlands it may be that you will have to exchange your driving licence for a Dutch driving licence. EU/EER driving licence Do you hold an EU/EER driving licence? You may use your licence in the Netherlands for a period of 10 years after the issue date of your licence. This […]



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Looking for a job in the Netherlands?

Very regularly we receive the question how to find a job in the Netherlands. The questions come from our clients’ partners as well as from people from abroad who wish to relocate to the Netherlands. Are you looking for a job in the Netherlands? The Dutch labour market The Duch labour market is quite tense […]



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The housing regulation in The Hague

The Hague is a beautiful city where many internationals live. Generally spoken it is a safe city and its location near the sea is superb. Many of our clients wish to live in The Hague. However, a local regulation makes a home search challenging for many people who would like to spend less than € […]



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Orientation on the Netherlands

In earlier blogs we discussed the challenges in recruitment and how an orientation can contribute to your recruitment successes. What is an orientation? Online orientation The first step is an online orientation. Your recruitment candidates will find much information on the destination city as well as relevant relocation info in the ‘Discovery’ section of our […]



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festivals in the Netherlands

Festivals in the Netherlands

Living in the Netherlands is not just about work, right? There are many festivals in the Netherlands the coming months. All culture lovers can find a festival that suits them since they all have their specialty. Pop festivals in the Netherlands Are you interested to visit a pop festival? All festivals are listed in a […]



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school holidays in the Netherlands

School holidays in the Netherlands in summer time

If you relocate to the Netherlands with children, finding a good school for them is probably your first priority. In this article you will read all you have to know about school holidays in the Netherlands in the summer period. Now that the summer and thus the school holidays in the Netherlands is coming close, […]



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Health Insurance in the Netherlands

If you live, work and pay income tax in the Netherlands, you are considered a Dutch resident and are therefore subject to Dutch social security legislation. Amongst other things this means you will have to take out compulsory health insurance within four months of your registration in the Netherlands. You are allowed to switch providers […]



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Healthcare in the Netherlands

Wednesday morning, 7:00, time to wake up. It was a tough night; our eightyear old daughter complained that she could not sleep due to pain in her tummy. After we gave her a paracetamol she fell asleep but was very restless. She kept on turning in her sleep and woke up a few more times. 7:05. Our daughter is still complaining about pain in her tummy, on the right side. The pain has become worse and so bad that she does not want to go to school. What can this be? My husband and I look at each other; can this be her appendix? We take a quick look at a healthcare website and yes, the appendix is on the right side of the body. Call the family doctor In the Netherlands, you need to consult the family doctor before you go to the hospital. The only exception is an emergency. Our daughter can still talk. She doesn’t feel well, but […]



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How Brexit impacts life in Amsterdam

How Brexit impacts life in Amsterdam

A recurrent question in social as well as professional conversations lately is ‘is Brexit good news for Settle Service’? ‘Yes and no’ is my answer then. I will explain why in this article. Yes (short term) UK based companies or companies with their European headquarters in the UK tend to relocate their residency to mainland […]



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