start a business

From business plan to execution, it's not difficult to start a new business in Amsterdam. However, before the flyers are all printed up it is a good idea to be fully informed on the laws, procedures and taxation that will apply to ensure that the business can legally proceed and to make it a success.

Working in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is an old European capital city with a modern outlook. As such, it offers plenty of unique employment opportunities across many different se...

Startup permits

As of 2015, a new regulation makes it possible for ambitious entrepreneurs to apply for a temporary residence permit for the Netherlands. The so-calle...

Model agreements

As of 1 May 2016, regulations pertaining to freelance status will change. Freelancers are no longer asked to apply for a VAR statement to declare thei...

Employment in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is an old European capital city with a modern outlook. As such, it offers plenty of unique employment opportunities for internationals looki...

Guide to going freelance

Amsterdam is the perfect place to venture out as a freelancer. So if you like the sound of being your own boss – make that CEO – read our guide to get...

In-depth: startup permits

As of 2015, a new regulation makes it possible for ambitious entrepreneurs to apply for a temporary residence permit for the Netherlands. Here you can...