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Business & Finance

Marbella waiter turns entrepreneur with ‘at-table’ mobile phone charger device   

A waiter serving diners in fashionable Marbella has invented a system to charge mobile phones at tables. Esteban Romero, 36, has spent the last ten...

How Sports Fans Can Make Money Online With the Help of Tech Innovations

Technology has changed the way that we all live our lives. Most people have their smartphones with them at all times, which gives them...

Pret a Manger: Popular British sandwich chain to open across Spain

THE hugely popular British high street sandwich and coffee chain Pret A Manger is to open outlets across Spain and could change the way...

Ryanair cabin crew in Spain call six days of strikes threatening travel chaos at start of summer holidays

UNIONS for Ryanair staff in Spain have announced six days of strikes in late June and early July after negotiations with management over pay...

Don’t take the biscuit!: Wheat shortage due to Ukraine war leads to price rises in Spain

Ordinarily, Spain imports much of its wheat and similar grain-crops from Kiev. However, the availability of this has been impeded due to the war in Ukraine.

STILL VOLATILE: GBP/EUR exchange rates fluctuates on recession fears, ECB rate hike bets

THE Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate continued to trade in a wide range through the second half of May as fears of a UK...

Spain to grant more work visas as labour shortages worsen

SPANISH Minister of Social Security and Migration Jose Luis Escriva has announced plans to relax work permit rules for foreigners amid labour shortages in...

What Can You Do With Cryptocurrency, And Is It Safe?

Bank of Spain issues a warning about the effects cryptocurrency may have on the country's financial stability. The bank is concerned that traditional institutions...

Personalised service for every client at Eyeprint in La Cala de Mijas

Eyeprint is a long standing design and printing business on the Costa del Sol now based in La Cala de Mijas. Whether you are looking...

How To Create A Welcoming Atmosphere For New Employees

The first few days and weeks at a new job can be daunting for anyone, especially those starting their first job. Statistics show that...

Inflation rate in Spain unexpectedly rises to 8.7%

INFLATION rose in May after falling in April, according to figures from the National Institute of Statistics(INE). Advanced data showed May's Consumer Price Index(CPI) at...

Cash saver: Budget petrol stations planned for eight new sites on Spain’s Costa del Sol

HARD hit motorists will soon have more opportunities to fill up on the cheap. Budget petrol station company Ballenoil is planning to open eight new...

Autonomo: What you need to know about being self-employed in Spain

SPAIN has around 3.2 million self-employed people, known as ‘autonomos’, accounting for 16% of the population. The country taxes these workers excessively, leading to...

Conoce qué es el trading y cómo funciona

Seguramente ya has escuchado hablar antes del trading, una actividad económica totalmente online y descentralizada. Pero, ¿Qué es el trading realmente y cómo es...

Spain splashing out over €12 billion to develop micro chip sector over next five years

SPAIN'S cabinet has approved plans to spend €12.25 billion over five years in developing the country's micro chip and semi-conductor sector. The investment has gone...

Brussels issues warning to Spain over high debt and unemployment risk

SPAIN has received yet another warning from the European Commission over its high debt and unemployment risk “Spain is experiencing imbalances,” said the European Commission...

Weekly Market Roundup 23/05/2022

Weekly Market News Share markets had another choppy week, with worries that rate hikes, cost pressures and supply chain disruptions would further weigh on the...

Weekly Market Roundup

Weekly Market News - 16/05/2022 Stock markets had another rough week with some very choppy moves on concerns over monetary tightening to combat high inflation...

Businesses will get public money to introduce four-day working week in Spain’s Valencia region

GRANTS of up to €200,000 per company will be offered as an incentive for Valencian Community businesses to move some of their staff onto...

Spain drops probe into whether kickbacks were paid to secure €7billion high-speed rail contract in Saudi Arabia

SPANISH prosecutors have shelved an investigation into whether Spanish firms paid kickbacks to secure a contract for Saudi Arabia’s high-speed rail link citing ‘insufficient...

Spain’s government rubber-stamps energy price cap which needs European Commission sign-off

SPAIN'S Council of Ministers formally approved a price cap on Friday that limits gas prices used to produce electricity. The 12-month concession granted by the...

NEW – Finance Seminars from Chorus Financial

This column has been a great way for people to get their questions answered, and I have hopefully helped many expats make some wise...

Blanca International: How can I get a 100% mortgage in Spain?

“How can I get a 100% Spanish mortgage” – it’s a question we’re used to. As a leading real estate agency in Javea and surrounding...

Spanish Registration & Qualifications, Why are they so important?

We all love living here in Spain, it’s a fantastic country to live in. As we know it has a great balance in terms...

Bogus stock market brokers fleeced €6 million out of unsuspecting clients in Spain

A group of swindlers offering big returns on stock market investments have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. The gang made €6 million out of...

Currencies Direct keeps you in the financial loop

Swings and roundabouts GBP/EUR exchange rates seesaws on Ukraine concerns and central bank rate speculation The Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate continued to trade in a...

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