About Brussels Economy and Employment

Brussels Economy and Employment's mission is to develop a sustainable economy and employment in the Brussels-Capital Region. It is one of six administrative bodies within the Brussels Regional Public Service. Our services are primarily focused on businesses and workers.
Our principal missions are :
 
  • To develop the economy 
    We encourage sustainable economic development, taking into account the specific nature of the Brussels economy.
     
  • To support employment
    We support those creating employment in the Brussels-Capital Region.

 

Support measures and protection

Brussels Economy and Employment offers services to the self-employed, entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial candidates and workers : grants, financing for calls for projects, financing for certified businesses, training support (paid educational leave, training fund for service voucher companies), food analyses, etc.

Brussels Econonmy also monitors the labour market and strives for consumer protection and fair competition.  As a consequence, entrepreneurial candidates must prove their management knowledge and their  professional skills through our central jury examinations.

Businesses also have to apply for authorisations with Brussels Economy and Employment : employment authorisations to employ a non-European national or to start a travel agency, certifications for temporary employment agencies and service voucher companies, registration of touristic accomodation, etc.

We also provide an inspection policy.

Organisation

The administration consists of around 250 staff. It is made up of 3 departments: the Economy departmentthe Employment department and the Coordination and Finances Directorate for the cross-cutting aspects (HR, legal issues, etc.).

pdfConsult Brussels Economy and Employment's organisation chart  (in French)

Strategies

Discover the Region's strategies with regard to economyn employment and urban agriculture (in French or Dutch)
 

At your service

We strive to serve you at best. Should you have a complaint about the treatment of a case, please contact the complaint department


Contact Contact

Brussels Economy and Employment
Bd du Jardin botanique, 20
1035 Bruxelles
E Contact form
T +32 (0)2 800 34 52

Useful links Useful links

  • Starting a business
  • Job seeking
  • Trainings
  • Mobility
 
Check our useful links.
 

Activity reports Activity reports

Activity reports are available in French or Dutch.