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Webster University’s New MA in Counseling Psychology

Webster University’s new MA in Counseling Psychology launches in Fall (2013) and prepares graduates for actual practice and further study in Psychology. This is a highly portable qualification, taught in English in Leiden. Come and hear more about it at our information session on 17 November. The program is theoretical and practical, an example of Webster’s […]

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Invitation to the Legal Expat Desk seminar on 27th November

On 27th november the Legal Expat Desk will provide information about the legal implications of some key life events concerning family law and employee rights of expats in the Netherlands. “Drawing upon a wealth of real-life case studies, and based upon recent legislation, family law specialist Marjet van Yperen – Groenleer and employment law specialist Godelijn […]

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“It’s my way or the high way”- approach costs employer small fortune

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GMW Advocaten Legal Update- In the unlikely event you are faced with the dissolution of your employment contract because of (alleged) malfunctioning, it is good to know that judges might grant ample compensation when your employer lacks a complete personnel file of malfunctioning and has not given enough opportunity to improve yourself. Only recently, an […]

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Legal Matters- Further Protection for Expats in Unfair Dismissal Cases

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GMW Legal Upadte- The Nuon vs. Olbrych-case: More Protection for Expats In its judgment of 24 February 2012, the Supreme Court of the Netherlands ruled on the application of article 6 of the Dutch Labour Relation Decree (LRD, in Dutch: BBA) in international employment relations and broadened the LRD’s scope in this regard. Article 6 […]

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Legal Expat Desk – clarity – right from the source

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GMW Advocaten has launched a brand new Legal Expat Desk website. The website is meant to be an information portal, a hub facilitating quick access to legal information that is relevant to expats living in The Netherlands. Current issues and changes in Dutch and EU legislation are reflected in brief articles, written by a dedicated […]

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Expat Education Fair 2012

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Join Expatica.com’s Expat Education Fair on Saturday 24 March and gather essential information and contacts related to education in the Netherlands. Find the advice you need, attend an in-depth presentation, and mix with hundreds of other internationals! Consult experts from a range of educational organizations including universities, primary and secondary schools, career coaches and language […]

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Statutory Indexation of Child and Spousal Alimony

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Each year, the Minister of Justice determines the alimony index. For 2012, the percentage is 1,3%, meaning that the allowance concluded in your divorce convenant or Court order will be automatically raised with 1,3% as of 1st January 2012. This percentage is based on the wage index which is determined by Statistics Netherlands (Centraal Bureau […]

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10% off from Van Laar Verfhandel for WBII Members

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Van Laar Verfhandel is a paint specialist situated in The Hague. As well as the usual paint brands on offer here in the Netherlands, they also sell leading paint brands from the UK including, Farrow and Ball, Designers Guild, Zoffany, The Little Greene, Sanderson and Paint and Paper Library. Not only that but they are […]

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Sharing Mobile Life – Den Haag Telecom

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The annual ‘Den Haag Telecom’ event organised by the City of The Hague is set to take place at the Nieuwe Kerk in the city center on October 26. This year’s theme is ‘Sharing Mobile Life’. Mobile internet is booming, as is the number of mobile sites and applications. Den Haag Telecom 2011 is all […]

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Event: EU financing for innovation and research

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Do you want to know if you can claim EU subsidies? On the 3rd of October the European Commission Representation in the Netherlands and the Chamber of Commerce are organising an SME-event in The Hague. The seminar provides and introduction to EU funding for innovation and research, including tips for applying for these grants.

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Changes in international family law

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In the EU, most matters of international family law are regulated by the European Commission, drawing on the Hague Conference on International Private Law. Recently, legislative efforts in Brussels and The Hague have resulted in three significant changes, which will reshape some core aspects of international family law. Legislative proposal 32358 – Abolition of the […]

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