Diplomats only seminar 2 October 2019

On 2 October 2019, in collaboration with Diplomat Magazine, Russell Advocaten hosted a – diplomats only – seminar in The Hague. The subject of this well-attended event was “Dutch labour …

Embassy Newsletter June 2019

In this newsletter we will discuss the following current topics in Dutch law: Employment law: Balanced Labour Market Act Minimum (youth) wage Employee sickness Personnel handbook Privacy issues (GDPR) Real …

Embassy Newsletter December 2018

In this newsletter we will discuss the following current topics of Dutch law: Transitional compensation Immunity Download the newsletter Jan Dop, Head of Embassy Desk embassydesk@russell.nl

Embassy Newsletter July 2018

In this newsletter we will discuss the following current topics of Dutch law: Leasing housing accommodation for Embassy personnel Commercial contracts Statutory holiday entitlements Read the newsletter Jan Dop, Head …

Embassy Newsletter April 2018

In this newsletter we will discuss the following current topics of Dutch law: Privacy issues (GDPR) Pension clauses in employment contracts Notification of termination of employment contract Read the newsletter …

How to act in case of an ill employee?

In the Summer / Fall 2017 issue of Diplomat Magazine an article by Jan Dop, LL.M., employment law specialist and Head of Embassy Desk at Russell Advocaten, has been published. …

No pre-pack if relaunch is postponed

A surprising judgment – on how a company does not fall under the pre-pack regime and the new organisation does not have to take over the staff. Pre-pack = transfer …

Embassy Newsletter September 2017

In this newsletter we will discuss how to prevent problems when Dutch law will apply, for example in: Employment law Immunity Commercial contracts Read the newsletter Jan Dop, Head of …

Social media at work

Are you allowed to check what employees post on Twitter and Instagram? Can you impose rules on your personnel regarding the use of WhatsApp? How do you deal with social …

Employee handbook

What is an employee handbook? What is the point of it? What can be arranged by such a handbook? And how do you make sure that the employee handbook applies …