New Belgian Furlough Schemes: Which is Best for You?

On Friday 28th August the British Chamber of Commerce EU Belgium had the pleasure of hosting Sophie Maes and Sieglien Huyghe from Claeys & Engels to discuss the new changes to the Belgium temporary unemployment scheme from today, September 1st.
The existing scheme will be split up into five new schemes for Belgian businesses to choose from. Read this blog for a full breakdown of each scheme. Continue reading New Belgian Furlough Schemes: Which is Best for You?

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Belgian Savings Reach Record High Amid Coronavirus Confidence Crash

Read Yasmine Lingemann’s blog on how Belgian’s are big savers which is problematic during the Covid-19 Crisis and Brexit transition period. Find out how you can help your business to navigate through this challenging time. Continue reading Belgian Savings Reach Record High Amid Coronavirus Confidence Crash

The Tax, Finance and Legal task force needs your participation!

One of the British Chamber’s task forces is the Tax, Finance and Legal (TFL) task force. Its members include representatives of large to medium size accounting and tax firms, law firms, and some of the largest banks. The Tax, Finance and Legal task force delivers regular seminars on practical tax, financial, economic and legal issues and updates for (international) businesses operating in Belgium.  These seminars … Continue reading The Tax, Finance and Legal task force needs your participation!

Getting to know your Expert Advisors: BNP Paribas Fortis

The British Chamber of Commerce works with a broad range of Accredited Service Providers to bring you the best professional advice for international businesses who are in or entering the Belgian market. This series aims to give you a bit of an insight into these companies; showcasing how they can help you develop your business. British Chamber members can book a free first consultation with … Continue reading Getting to know your Expert Advisors: BNP Paribas Fortis

Getting to know your Expert Advisors: AWEX

The British Chamber of Commerce works with a broad range of Accredited Service Providers to bring you the best professional advice for international businesses who are in or entering the Belgian market. This series aims to give you a bit of an insight into these companies; showcasing how they can help you develop your business. British Chamber members can book a free first consultation with … Continue reading Getting to know your Expert Advisors: AWEX

Are you our next Tax, Finance and Legal Task Force Chair?

Our Tax, Finance & Legal Task Force is in search of a new chair. The task force consists of experts from member companies – in the fields of tax, finance, and legal matters – and aims to help chamber members understand the practical issues of doing business in Belgium, including new regulatory developments. As our President Thomas Spiller highlighted a few weeks ago, the benefits … Continue reading Are you our next Tax, Finance and Legal Task Force Chair?

Introducing the British Charitable Fund

The British Chamber is this year proud to be supporting 4 different charitable organisations in Belgium this year through our affiliation with the Brussels British Community Association. In February, we introduced you to CHS and this time Chairman David Humphreys introduces the British Charitable Fund. The British Charitable Fund (BCF) was founded in 1815 on the initiative of the Duke of Wellington after the Battle … Continue reading Introducing the British Charitable Fund

Belgium Shows How Important Europe Is For Britain

Since the terror threat in Brussels, leading to the subsequent lock-down which then inspired Mr Trump to dub the city a ‘hellhole’, not to mention last week’s EU reform negotiations and the tabloid media storm that ensued: It’s fair to say that Belgium and Brussels has had it’s fair share of attention this winter, and it’s been all but rosy. We’ll be setting all that … Continue reading Belgium Shows How Important Europe Is For Britain

Introducing Community Help Service ASBL

  The British Chamber is hosting the 3rd edition of the Great Brussels Charity Bake Off this March. This year, we’ll be raising money for Community Help Service. Take a look at what services they can offer to you, from their Chairman, Geoff Brown Community Help Service (CHS) is a non-profit organisation that provides information, support and mental health services to anyone in Belgium who … Continue reading Introducing Community Help Service ASBL