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.
The financial crisis seems to have affected not only the economy, but society as well as new research from the Erasmus University shows.
Dutch have the fewest celebration- and holiday days in West Europe, consultancy bureau Mercer reveals.
All 20 shops owned by Polare, namely Selexyz and de Slegte, will "temporarily" shut their doors following a "strategic reorganization" that will also see their online store go black.
According to CBS - Statistics Netherlands, unemployment rate of highly-educated young men aged 25 to 35-year-old has risen notably after 2009.