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! Subscribe to our newsletter to keep informed about our next events! Thanks to our sponsors - The Bulletin , ING and Group S.
With thanks to Pierre-Nicolas who writes, "Recent articles in newspapers pointed the decrease of firm creation in Belgium, especially in the Southern part of the country when the creation rate was said to have decreased 11.2%. We downloaded the figures from BeStat, the official repository of statistical figures for Belgium, and the reality looks slightly different. " Read on for more details.
Measuring success in not only for profit organisations. Anyone who has been on a long journey with small children will recognise the refrain which usually starts 10 minutes into a 3 or more hour trip “Are we there yet, mum/dad?...”. Fortunately, the driver usually does know where they are going, and nowadays we often have a GPS to make sure of the route. However, when you are running a small business or not for profit organisation, it can be difficult to set aside time to plan where you are trying to go, and how to get there – the day to day business nearly always takes up [...]
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>> Date/Time 8 May 2012 14:30 - 18:30 Place ING Rue du Trône 4 - Brussels
Local Knowledge will be running a series of starter sessions over the coming months aimed at helping you set up and run your business in Belgium. We will run similar events in various locations in Brussels and Antwerp so you can be sure that there will be a time and a place to suit you. […]
The number of registered self-employed foreigners has increased by 31% over the past 5 years according to Flanders News. However their businesses close more quickly than Belgian businesses too. […]
New figures published by Coface Services Belgium show that the number of new starters in Belgium is at the exact same level as last year. Could it be that some people are put off by the crazy paperwork and the sheer difficulty of getting together all the papers required? […]
Start your own business in Belgium Following 2010’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. […]
Although according to the Belgians it only takes three days to set up a business here in actual fact most of the people that we speak to end up spending weeks if not several months on the formal start up process. It pays therefore to be prepared, to understand what is required at the various stages of the procedure and to make sure you have all the bits of paper that will be asked of you along the way. […]