SEMINAR: Start your own business #2018

Posted May 25th, 2018 in Events, Independent, Set up a company by Louise

Thanks to all who came and contributed to making our annual seminar on how to set up a business in Belgium such an amazing event. Over 70 participants came together to pick up some practical tips and to hear from other entrepreneurs’ experiences.

Looking forward to keeping in touch and hearing how you are all getting on!
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Thanks to our sponsors – The Bulletin , ING and Group S.

Possibility to increase the value of gifts from employers to employees

Posted March 30th, 2018 in Events by Caroline

In principle, gifts correspond to salary
An employer can give a gift in kind – in money or as voucher – to employees. These gifts correspond in principle to salary and are subject to social security contributions. However, they are exempt from these contributions under certain conditions.

The main condition is the maximum amount per gift. See the new amounts in the table below.

Read the full article (only available in FR and NL).

Source: SD Worx

Start your own Business 2016

Posted March 6th, 2016 in Events by Louise

Our annual seminar where you can find out for free in English all you need to know about setting up a business in Belgium will take place on Tuesday April 26th this year.

Further details to follow but save the date and email me to pre-reserve yourself space.

See you there,


Training opportunities for women

Posted September 18th, 2012 in Events by Louise

Are you starting your own business? Are you a woman? Can you understand French?

If you answered yes to all three, then you may want to sign up for some of the training opportunities provided by Bruxelles Pionnières.

From November 2012 to June 2013 they will be running a series of half and full day sessions (in French) on a range of challenges faced by starter companies.

Contact Bruxelles Pionnières directly for more details.

Bruxelles Pionnieres' Training Programme for women

Female Board Pool Belgium launch conference on 24 September in Brussels

Posted June 6th, 2012 in Events by Monia

Join a unique network and database for board-ready and board-experienced women:Launch conference on 24 September in Brussels

Become part of a female talent pool to gain access to European board rooms – be it corporates, state-owned companies, SMEs, NGOs, or associations.
For more information, and to register online, go to:

Following its success in Switzerland and Luxembourg, the Female Board Pool is branching out to Belgium as an initiative of Cleverland in association with the IFPM Center for Corporate Governance at St. Gallen University / Switzerland,
European Professional Womenʼs Network / Brussels Chapter (PWI), and the ASTIA Foundation.


Start-up Mini-Session: Company or Freelancer?

Posted January 9th, 2012 in Events by Monia

Would you like to start your own business but aren’t sure where to start? Come to a Local Knowledge seminar and find out everything you need to know. More details and Booking >>

Start Your Own Business 2012

Posted December 1st, 2011 in Events, Set up a company by Monia

Following 2011’s sell out event, Local Knowledge is once again running a  half day seminar on how to set up and run a business in Belgium with the support of ING and The Bulletin magazine.

Don’t miss out on Belgium’s premier business start up event, dedicated to helping expats set up businesses in Belgium. This half day seminar takes you through the practical and essential steps you need to take to get your business up and running in Belgium. More details and bookings>>


8 May 2012
14:30 – 18:30


Rue du Trône 4 – Brussels

“Brussels Pioneers”, the event for women entrepreneurs in Brussels

Posted November 17th, 2011 in Events by Monia

Event logoLocal Knowledge is proud to be associated with an open day organised by “Brussels Pioneers” this 28 November. The event, in association with Cleverland, aims to help women to start their own business, to return to a job after a career break or to organize their long-term expatriation. Continue Reading »

Find out how to start your own business

Posted October 27th, 2011 in Events by Louise

Would you like to start your own business but aren’t sure where to start? Come to a Local Knowledge seminar and find out everything you need to know. Continue Reading »

Starters seminar

Posted November 10th, 2010 in Events, News, Useful stuff by Louise

Our regular sell out event will be running during the Autumn.

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