The government website (04.07.2020) The cabinet and social partners have reached final agreement on the details of the pension agreement. The new system will be more transparent. Workers and retirees gain a clearer insight into the accumulated assets. It also provides a realistic expectation and offers more prospects for a high-purchasing pension. The pension entitlements from the current system will be abandoned, thus eliminating the need for the use of actuarial interest and funding ratios. As a result, pensions and benefits can move faster with the state of the economy than is currently
IPE (15.07.2020) Despite heavy opposition resistance against “breaking down the world’s best pensions system”, the Dutch parliament agreed yesterday to the switch to a new defined contribution (DC) contract which includes a lifecycle system and personal pension pots. However, many questions on implementation remain.
- Private vendors׳ involvement does not depend on who has the responsibility of the EHR system development.
- Private vendors׳ involvement can be found in all phases of the EHR system development.
- Indicates the necessity of more efforts to be made for the integration of Standards, for enhancing interoperability.
- Identifies which Standards supported by EHR system in operation worldwide.
Coronavirus and living or working across the border: social insurance does not change in principle The government has taken temporary measures to ensure that the coronavirus does not spread further. Many people therefore have to work from home. For frontier workers this may mean that they work in a different country than usual. However, this particular situation has no consequences for the social security of frontier workers.
The Netherlands introduced "NOW", a temporary new scheme to replace the current partial unemployment system, in order to allow for an easier access to short-term work benefits, and benefit a greater number of employees without impeding on their traditional unemployment rights.
With the passage of time, the corona pandemic is having an increasingly dramatic effect on the Dutch business community. The measures announced by the government on March 12, 2020 proved to be inadequate. For this reason additional measures to further support the Dutch business sector have been implemented and complement or extend the measures of March 12, 2020.
government.nl (15.03.2020) The coronavirus COVID-19, and the measures taken to restrict the spreading of the coronavirus in the Netherlands, have a huge impact on the Dutch economy, and affect business and employees. The measures announced on 12, 17, 23, and 31 March, to curb the spreading of the coronavirus, mean significant loss of turnover for many businesses.