Assistance in the Brussels-Capital Region

The information given below was taken from the following web site Bruxelles Economie et Emploi.
The Brussels-Capital Region has decided to support any business enterprise that makes reservations in child care facilities for children of 0 to 3 years old, for the benefit of the members of their staff.
Reconciling private life with our working life offers many benefits: including greater motivation, flexibility and availability, less stress and less commuting, less late arrivals at work and absenteeism, better staff retention, easier work resumption following maternity leave, etc.

All these benefits provide for great HR levers and a better performance of the business.

To be eligible for the subsidies awarded by the Brussels-Capital Region, the business enterprises must meet the following criteria:

Must be engaged in a business activity which is eligible to apply for a grant in the Brussels Capital Region

Must have an operating unit in one of the 19 communes of the Brussels Capital Region (or planning to do so)

Have at its disposal the human and material resources necessary to operate the business.

Businesses that are excluded from receiving grants from the Brussels-Capital Region are:

Businesses that are operating in one of the excluded business activities (refer to the eligible business sectors) ;

  Businesses that are operating in one of the non-market sectors or providing services of general economic interest;

Businesses reputed to be in financial difficulty.

Public enterprises

Subsidies are granted for each place reserved for the benefit of an employee and for a maximum period of five years.

The amount of aid awarded is 3000 Euro for each place reserved per year. Complementary aid may be granted to businesses employing unskilled or medium-skilled workers.