News - Social security and public services
11 news items on Social security and public services
Paying off debt to the government: improve customised payment schemes for vulnerable citizens
Arbitrary tax schemes; little thought for living expenses The 3 largest government debt collectors in the Netherlands give little ...
UWV’s opportunities to provide services and perform checks outside the Netherlands are limited but used in full
Dutch benefit payments outside the Netherlands The Netherlands Court of Audit concludes that the Employee Insurance Agency (UWV) ...
Tax and Customs Administration making fewer tax adjustments for false self-employment
False self-employment at low risk of detection The Tax and Customs Administration’s approach to false self-employment in the ...
Corona Account – 2021 Budget Day edition
The 234 measures taken to combat the COVID-19 crisis in the period 2020-2022 will cost the Netherlands an estimated €82.1 ...
Inspectorate’s labour exploitation strategy ineffective
Despite increased efforts SZW Inspectorate has little oversight of victims An increase in the number of inspectors at the Social ...
Tens of thousands of elderly people on less than minimum income not receiving state pension supplement
SVB administers state pensions efficiently The Social Insurance Bank (SVB) administers the state pension scheme on behalf of the ...
Employee Insurance Agency working satisfactorily, but the future is less certain
Changing political ambitions frustrate mediation on job market
Changes in civic integration policy have not produced better results
Results of the government’s civic integration policy fail to live up to expectations.
Tackling problem debt
The national ombudsman, the Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR) and the Court of Audit have highlighted ...
Childcare allowance cut by a billion since spending cuts introduced
Public expenditure falls €0.5 billion more than projected over past two years