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Entry into force reform of security rights postponed

The Commission of Justice recently adopted a (draft) bill postponing the entry into force of the Law on the reform of security rights by more than three years.

Belgian law prohibits the loan of manpower – exceptions further developed by new legislation

Belgian law prohibits the loan of manpower, even for companies who belong to the same economic group, but includes several exceptions further.

Change of work rules required: psycho-social risks on the work floor

Since 1 September 2014, all Belgian employers must enhance their current preventive and curative actions against psycho-social risks for their employees on the work floor.

Non-remunerated and abroad based company representatives in Belgium releaved from social security burden

A new law introduces the possibility for representatives of companies/partnerships to be exempt from having to affiliate with the social security authorities under certain conditions.

Modification of the simplified liquidation procedure

Since a few years it is under specific circumstances possible to dissolve and liquidate a company through a mere decision of the extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting without the obligation to start up the, more time consuming, ordinary liquidation procedure.

Legal novelties are introduced in the Belgian occupational framework

On 24 April 2014 a new bill has been approved in the Chamber and Senate containing several novelties regarding occupational pensions. See a summary of the key changes here.

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