European Salary Study - European employers also pay for the crisis
Today Deloitte announces the results of its European Salary Survey for the fourth time. The study indicates that Belgium faces very high employer costs, which is largely caused by the high and unlimited social security contributions.
Belgium attracts international talent thanks to efficient migration policy
The results of the 2013-2014 comparative immigration study shows that Belgium is one of the most attractive countries for highly skilled foreigners thanks to the speed, low cost and accessible conditions for obtaining a work permit.
Austerity remains the norm for year-end average budget
As taxes cripple household budgets, discretionary expenditures are becoming scarce. Well-priced practical gifts are most popular. Belgians are not rushing to online shopping unlike their European counterparts but it seems we start closing the gap.
Belgian CFOs: new mood of confidence
Deloitte Belgium announces the results of its quarterly CFO Survey. CFO optimism, a key indicator, has turned positive for the first time in 18 months. Are we finally at a turning point?
Belgium joins top league in tablet ownership
Deloitte today announced the results of the third “Global Mobile Consumer Survey”. The survey reveals that ownership of tablets has almost tripled compared to last year. Belgium saw the second highest growth in tablet ownership across developed countries.
European Tax Survey
Frequent changes to legislation and, secondly, ambiguity, weaknesses and reversals in the Tax Authorities’ doctrine or publicly available guidance keep heads of tax awake at night.
Value of SMEs still 40% lower than before the crisis
Half of SMEs saw their turnover decline in 2012
Number of businesses investing at an all-time low
Strength of Belgian SMEs remains their ability to self-fund
Adyen wins Deloitte Technology Fast50
Amsterdam-based company Adyen has emerged as the winner of the Deloitte Technology Fast50 2013, which ranks the fifty fastest-growing technology companies in the Netherlands and Belgium. Cmosis was the highest-ranked Belgian company, taking 4th place.
Deloitte announces nominations for Technology Fast50 and Rising Star awards
Deloitte and its co-sponsors are happy to announce the Fast50 and Rising Star nominees of 2013!
Worldwide tax transparency is becoming the norm
Overall, Belgium ranks somewhere in the middle of the international group, albeit with a clear lead in the area of computerisation. But the complexity of its returns again places Belgium towards the rear. A summary of the most noteworthy findings.