The government and semi public institutions must be able to pay higher salaries to increase expertise and quality within their organizations.
Starbucks and Dutch coffee company Douwe Egberts (DE) believe that the future of the professional coffee market lies in at-work coffee stalls. This does mean that drinking coffee at work will come at a price.
Dutch Railways (NS) wants to raise the price of train tickets during peak hours, according to new transport agreements with state secretary Wilma Mansveld, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
Angry students from the Earth- and Life Sciences faculty at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam staged a noise protest at their faculty on Wednesday morning.
The protest comes from the student group Actiegroep Titanic, who are opposing austerity plans from the directors of the university. They are concerned about a loss of quality.
45 hospitals get the new label senior friendly hospital. Several elderly organizations joined forces to develop the new label. 130 hospitals were submitted to the test.
Albert Heijn (AH) will remove its budget line Euro Shopper from the supermarkets in the course of this year. Instead the chain will introduce AH Basic, as a more price-quality consistent brand.
The city council of Amsterdam wants to legalize the cultivation of weed. This should reduce criminality in the supply of coffee shops and because selling soft drugs is legal but growing isn’t, it would make Dutch legislation more logical.
The quality of healthcare in the Netherlands is not transparent enough. The Dutch Court of Audits, de Algemene Rekenkamer, states that it is difficult for patients to choose the right health care institution or practitioner because there is not enough information on their quality.