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Pension System

In June 2019, after ten years of negotiations, a deal was reached on a new pension system. Some of the agreements have direct consequences for employers, while others still need to be worked out in more detail. It is important for employers and pension providers to be aware of the changes and when they will take effect as well as of the measures that need to be taken to comply with the agreements.

Pension system website

On our website www.hetpensioenstelsel.nl you can find information (in Dutch) about the new pension system and any related developments. We will also use this website to keep you posted on the subject by publishing relevant blogs and documentation.

Website ‘Het Pensioenstelsel’

Op onze website www.hetpensioenstelsel.nl vindt u informatie over de inhoud en ontwikkelingen betreffende het nieuwe pensioenstelsel. Ook houden wij u via deze website op de hoogte door middel van relevante blogs en documentatie over dit onderwerp.

Via onze nieuwsbrief houden wij u graag op de hoogte van alle ontwikkelingen en actualiteiten omtrent het nieuwe pensioenstelsel.

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