The gender wage gap in the Netherlands starts even earlier than expected. On average boys get around 2 euros more pocket money than girls, according to a study by financial service provider Deloitte, RTL Nieuws reports.
The Netherlands' Fraud Helpdesk is noticing a considerable increase in the number of fraud reports revolving around cryptocurrency Bitcoin. There are no exact figures yet about how many people reported Bitcoin fraud to the helpdesk, but that this type of fraud is increasingly common is very clear, Tanya Wijngaarden of the helpdesk said to BNR.
Dutch Finance Minister and Eurogroup Chariman Jeroen Dijsselbloem thinks that British minister Boris Johnson is misleading the British population about the options and consequences of the Brexit, he said in the BBC program Newsnight.
Cybercrime costs the Dutch government and companies about 10 billion euros a year, according to an analysis done by Deloitte. The public sector and technology sector in particular are hit hard by cybercrime
The Dutch authority for the financial markets AFM imposed millions of euros in fines on the four large accounting firms in the Netherlands. According to AFM, the firms did not live up to their responsibility of ensuring that all their accountants comply to auditing rules and failed in auditing financial statements.
Dutch financial directors were more positive about the current economic situation in the fourth quarter of 2015 than in the previous quarter, but remained cautious, according to figures released by Deloitte
Financial directors are more optimistic about the Dutch economic recovery than a year earlier, according to the survey of Dutch CFOs conducted by Deloitte. Still, nearly a third feel unprepared for an economic crisis, and a third believe a new crisis is on the horizon.
Robots are starting to push man out of the workplace, research bureau Deloitte has reported.
Despite the crisis, the provinces have seen their own capacity rise considerably in the last few years. Municipalities, however, became poorer and racked up more debts. This from a comparison of yearly accounts from Deloitte in assignment from Binnenlands Bestuur.