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Leiden: A Warm Welcome for Newcomers?

“How do we welcome newcomers – status holders, expats, international students – to Leiden? This is the question that brought the guests together at the 16th edition of ‘Leiden at the table’. There are a lot of initiatives already in existence in this area, but how do we connect them to each other and how do we ensure that it isn’t just a one-time event?
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Expat Centre Leiden in the Top Three of the PPS2018 Elections (Publiek-Private Collaboration 2018)

Leiden, 20 September 2018 – The Expat Centre Leiden belongs to the top three in the election Public-Private Collaboration 2018 (PPS2018) organised by foundation CLOK. In the preselections the Expat Centre Leiden, a project by Economie71, already achieved a position in the top five. After intensive deliberation by the jury members a top three has been selected out of the original top five, amongst those is the Expat Centre Leiden. On November 1st – the National Day of EZ – the winner of the contest PPS2018 will be announced.
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Leiden; city of knowledge! How Leiden might just be the smartest city of the Netherlands

Is Leiden the smartest city in the Netherlands? Leiden; known for it’s beautiful and picturesque canals, Dutch houses and the home of DutchReview. It’s also a city that puts the university at the heart of the community and sports an amazing range of different museums. So besides being pretty, Leiden also has plenty of brainpower going on, here’s what makes it one of the smartest cities in the Netherlands:
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Expat Centre Leiden in the Finale of the PPS2018 Elections (Public-Private Collaboration 2018)

Leiden, September 12th 2018 – The Expat Centre Leiden is one of the five finalists of the PPS2018 Elections (Public-Private Collaboration 2018) organized by the foundation CLOK. The Expat Centre Leiden was chosen from a pool of numerous submissions earlier as a suitable contender, resulting in a spot in the finals. The chosen winner has to be innovative and ground-breaking, with measurable performance in a finished or operational project in the field of public-private collaboration. On November 1st – the National Day of Economic Affairs – the jury will announce the winner.
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30% ruling, actions

As from 1 January 2019 the 30% rule, which allows an expat to benefit from 30% untaxed income, will be considerably reduced. The new ruling will be limited in time to a maximum of 5 years instead of the current 8 years.
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