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CHS office closed May 10th and 11th

The CHS office will be closed on May 10th and 11th in observance of Ascension Holiday. If you or someone you know needs help, please give our helpline a call at 02 647 67 80.

Successful Interventions for Dyslexia & other Learning Difficulties - 5 May

Sign up for this event about dyslexia and other learning difficulties, hosted by ADHD, ASC & LD Belgium.

Topics covered include: Early identification and intervention; what are the skills you need to be a successful reader? Assessing progress in developing readers/tips for older students with dyslexia, ADHD, reading disorder, etc.; strategies to keep up with reading skills during the summer holidays.

It will be held in the Fellowship Hall, IBC, Lange Eikstraat 76, 1970 Wezembeek-Oppem

To register please click here

Practical Brexit III

The BBCA in conjunction with the British Chamber of Commerce (EU & Belgium) and ING Bank will hold a third meeting on Tuesday 8 May 2018 focusing on issues of concern for British citizens.

The meeting will enable individuals rather than companies or organisations to obtain some guidance on aspects arising out of BREXIT that may be causing them some concern.

As previously, HM Ambassador Alison Rose has kindly agreed to give a further update on the state of the negotiations.

There will also be an information session including Q&A on registration and voting procedures for Belgian local elections with Tom Huddleston of the VoteBrussels initiative. In addition, Fiona Godfrey from the British in Europe organisation (the largest coalition group of British citizens living and working in Europe and defending the rights of UK citizens in the EU now and after Brexit) will be there.

A panel of people with experience in applying for citizenship will also be present to answer questions you may have about Brexit issues, Belgian citizenship etc.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday 8th May 2018 from 18h00 at the ING Auditorium, Avenue Marnixlaan 24, 1000 Brussels. Nearest metro station is Trone (line 2,6)

Participation in the meeting is free, but registration is mandatory, click here

Darkness Into Light - 12th of May

Darkness Into Light - 12th of May
Darkness into Light is a 5 km walk which will take place in Parc Cinquantenaire on 12 May at 4.15 am.

The Darkness into Light initiative began in 2009, when a bereaved couple in Dublin rose at 4 am to walk from darkness into dawn in memory of their son, who had been lost to suicide. The event has grown exponentially since then - from 400 people in Dublin's Phoenix Park to an event celebrated last year in over 145 towns and cities worldwide, with 180k participants.

This year will be the first time the Darkness into Light event is held in Belgium. The money raised at the event will help support Pieta House Ireland, and two Belgian organisations: Centrum ter preventie van zelfdoding and Centre du prévention du suicide, all dealing with mental health and suicide.

To register please visit:

ING Workshop - 17 April 2018: Financial Investments as an Expat in a compliant way

What should you know about the taxation of your Financial Investments in Belgium in an international context? What are the tips & tricks?

A presentation by ING's Dave Deruytter on the new Belgian tax on Financial Investments' regulations and the impact of the international information exchange (CRS of the OECD) plus a FATCA update. This seminar will be followed by a Q&A session and a networking reception.