The “new norm” of working from home is affecting everyone, and despite many organizations embracing this change and looking at this from a positive perspective, the one dynamic that remains a constant challenge is the management of people.
As a knowledge migrant (or family member of a knowledge migrant) you could relatively easy enter the Netherlands once you had acquired your residence permit.
A fixed travel allowance that was in place before March 13th 2020 can now continue to be paid tax-free until July 1st 2021 regardless of the workplace of the employee.
As you might know, in order to compensate employers for problems they face because of the corona crisis the government decided last year to increase the free space of the work-related expense scheme (WKR) to 3% over the first €400.000 in total fiscal wages.
For the same, working from how has also created many challenges for employees, less social contact, constantly being in the same environment (home) and spending more time alone can take its toll on the average person, coupled with the fact that many working environments have been affected by the global pandemic in a negative way, less work and less results, the negative impact is often absorbed by the individuals on the front line.
Since the beginning of Covid 19, many people are working remotely and therefore most likely work from home, a healthy work-life balance is more difficult to maintain then back when everyone was in the office.
Whereas prior to COVID-19 a manager could sit down with an employee whenever they wanted, it is now a lot harder to keep an eye on the wellbeing of employees.
With different Covid vaccines on the rise, it is becoming more likely that you and your employees must decide whether you want to get vaccinated or not.
The IND fees for Knowledge Migrant Visas for 2022. In 2021 this fee was set at €320,- for each application and extension, in 2022 this is now raised to €345,- for each application and extension.