Start your own business in Belgium - Online Edition Thursday 20 May 2021 Welcome to the 2021 edition of Belgium's premier business start up event. This event is dedicated to helping you set up your business in Belgium. This half day seminar takes you through all the practical and essential steps you need to take to get your business up and running. Local Knowledge has teamed up with ING, The Bulletin, Group S and LBBH to bring you expert advice on how to start your own business in Belgium. Once again this event is running as an interactive webinar – read on for more details. Registration is free but compulsory. Date: 20 May 2021 Platform – Webinar – Room opens 13h45 14h00 Opening session: Introduction to the format and the speakers 14h10 Keynote - hear from a local entrepreneur 14h40 Each expert introduces their subject - company structures, social security for self-employed, tax matters, banking and finance. 15h00 Parallel break out rooms - you move from session to session to get more information on each of the issues that interest you. We also have a facilitated networking room where you can chat informally to other participants. Post your questions in the chat session [...]
Start your own business in Belgium - Online Edition Thursday 14 May 2020 Welcome to 2020 edition of Belgium's premier business start up event. This event is dedicated to helping you set up your business in Belgium. This half day seminar takes you through all the practical and essential steps you need to take to get your business up and running. Local Knowledge has teamed up with ING, The Bulletin, Group S and LBBH to bring you expert advice on how to start your own business in Belgium. We’re adapting to the times and running the event as an interactive webinar this year – read on for more details. Registration is free but compulsory. Date: 14 May 2020 Platform – Webinar – Room opens 13h30 14h00 Opening session with Anne-Sofie van den Born 14h30 Types of company & freelancer structure in Belgium (Local Knowledge) 15h00 Self-employment & social security (Group S) 15h30 Tax matters (LBBH) 16h00 Banking and finance ING) 16h30 Open session: Ask an expert Key features Our audience is free to come and go as they please so it is not a requirement to attend all sessions – you can zoom in on the sessions that are of interest to you We will [...]
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 all the time available. It can also be difficult to take stock in an objective way to work out what is really important to your organisation, or to your stakeholders, and then to appraise how well you are actually meeting their needs. Co-creating Value Collective (CCVC)has recognised the needs of social enterprises and associations – resources are limited, but the need to plan for the longer term, whilst delivering today, is as vital, if not more so, for small organisations as for large corporations. There is often a catalyst which brings the need to the fore. There may be external pressures, either from the [...]
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. […]