On 8 June 2020, the National Security Council introduced the third phase of de-confinement. From now on, everything is authorised except what is forbidden. This means that prohibitions are now the exception (although there are still many of them). The Expat Welcome Desk answers your questions!
The Covid-19 has led to major consequences for travellers. Many trips have been cancelled by tour operators, airlines and hotels. In some cases, it is travellers themselves who have cancelled their trips because of the virus. What should you do if you no longer want to travel?
Since de Covid-19 situation is an exceptional event, the Brussels Housing Code does not provide any specific regulations governing the rights and obligations of tenants and landlords in similar cases. And yet confinement and social distancing measures can cause numerous problems during a lease.
In order to actively fight against the spread of Covid-19, the Belgian authorities have taken various measures. Everybody's is impacted by these rules. What are the consequences on lease contracts? Can weddings be maintained? What to do if you have to go abroad?
The Covid-19 pandemic currently is paralysing this country and many others. The authorities have closed the borders for non-essential travel and confinement has been imposed throughout Belgium, making a number of administrative procedures complicated for expats.
The Covid-19 is causing enormous upheavals in many areas. As a result, many Belgian companies are no longer operating normally and are having to adapt to the new situation. Many questions are arising among workers. The EWD answers some of them.