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Government extends coronavirus support for jobs and the economy into 2021

Coronavirus is continuing to affect employment and the economy and the recession is unlikely to end very soon. The government has ...

News item | 28-08-2020 | 15:00

Coronavirus: Dutch government adopts package of new measures designed to save jobs and the economy

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Dutch government has decided to implement a series of unprecedented economic measures. The ...

News item | 17-03-2020 | 18:45

Coronavirus: fewer children and fewer staff members at childcare centres

The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) advises people with a cold, a cough or a fever to ...

News item | 13-03-2020 | 17:09

National coordination meeting emphasises urgent need for additional reception capacity for asylum seekers

At the national coordination meeting on migration and integration (Landelijke Regietafel Migratie en Integratie, LRT) that took ...

News item | 04-03-2020 | 11:15

Improved position of employees in case of company restart

Upon restart of a company following liquidation, all its employees must in principle be employed by the new owner under the same ...

News item | 29-05-2019 | 14:28

Social assistance scheme for self-employed persons to be simplified

The regulations for people in financial difficulties who seek social assistance under the  Social Assistance (Self-employed ...

News item | 24-05-2019 | 09:11

Approach to subversive crime strengthened, especially at the regional level

The current government is deploying hefty investments and a set of legislative measures to combat subversive crime. Especially at ...

News item | 12-07-2018 | 11:10

Measures to combat financial flows from countries that are not free

The government is looking at ways to prevent money from foreign countries being used to buy undesirable influence over Dutch ...

News item | 29-03-2018 | 16:00

No reduction in pension for old age pensioners in ‘cost-sharing’ households

Single old age pensioners who share a household with their son or daughter will retain their entitlement to the highest rate of ...

News item | 01-06-2017 | 15:09

Improvements to the quality of childcare

Next year day nurseries and playgroups will have to meet tougher standards that will improve the standard of care provided to ...

News item | 31-05-2017 | 17:45