Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Why it’s critical to use VPN on a smartphone

PUBLIC Wi-Fi may seem a great idea – after all everyone likes something for free – but it may actually not be...

Valencia led the way as the region in Spain with highest number of unemployment in June

VALENCIA has led the way as the region in Spain where the most people were thrown on the dole last month.

Business confidence in Spain’s Costa Blanca is ‘Big’ according to expanding local radio station

COSTA BLANCA businesses are gearing up for the new normality, a local company has reported. Big FM in Ciudad...

A Global Yet Local Broker For Spanish Ex-pats

The work from home culture has become very popular, not least in Europe where people faced lockdown for several months. It is in both...

Unemployment figures in Spain rose by more than 5,000 people in June

UNEMPLOYMENT in Spain has risen by over 5,000 people in June.

Primark opens its second largest store in Spain

PRIMARK has opened its second largest store in Spain.

Valencian region looks at reducing table distances to 1.5m in bid to boost hospitality economy on Spain’s Costa Blanca

DISTANCES between tables in bars, restaurants, and outside terraces could be reduced to just 1.5m in the Valencian Community in a bid...

Two expat-run charities on the Costa Blanca launch campaign to end Spain’s IVA taxation of charity shops

TWO expat-run charities on the Costa Blanca have launched a campaign to end the Spanish government’s 21% VAT taxation on goods sold...

How to look for hidden fees and commission in your Spanish compliant investment bonds – by Chorus Financial

NOW that Spain is returning to some semblance of normality, many of you are deciding to take control of your financial affairs. 

BREAKING: British shopping centre giant Intu goes into administration, spelling doubts for Torremolinos resort on Spain’s Costa del Sol

BRITISH shopping centre giant Intu has gone into administration after failing to secure a debt repayment holiday from lenders.

Torrevieja rated ‘cheapest in Spain’ for holiday rentals – last year prices low as €22 per person per night

AN online holiday site has rated Torrevieja as the ‘cheapest place in Spain’ to get a one-night family vacation rental in 2019.

One million tourism jobs ‘still at risk’ despite €4 billion emergency government plan, says leading Spanish tourism association

A LEADING tourism association has warned that ‘one million’ tourism-related jobs are still at risk in Spain, despite a €4 billion government...

US considers imposing extra tariffs on goods from Spain and UK

THE US has been considering imposing extra tariffs on goods from Spain and the UK.

Spain’s government announces aid plan for airlines in wake of coronavirus crisis

THE Spanish government has announced an aid plan for airlines in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Spain will be worst hit first world country by coronavirus crisis, according to IMF

SPAIN will be the worst hit first world country, economically, due to the coronavirus crisis, the IMF has said.

Aid for crisis-hit self-employed workers in Spain’s Mallorca topped up with €8 million, benefiting an additional 4,000 people

The economic package has been introduced to stimulate economic recovery and curb unemployment

ERTEs set to be extended until end of 2020 in Spain’s Balearic Islands

Crisis-talks had been held between the Balearic Government and leading tourism bosses to discuss ways to help companies recover in a 'new normality'

What Are the Latest Developments in US Sports Betting Laws and Regulations?

2018 was a landmark year for the US sports betting industry. The Supreme Court struck down the 1992 federal law that essentially banned sports...

Bitcoin Banking Methods of the Future May Give Spain Hope in Times of Trouble

Economic slumps, stock market crashes, and businesses in turmoil; 2020 will go down as a tough financial year for a lot of people. With...

British company Intu behind huge ‘global resort’ on Spain’s Costa del Sol is ‘critical’ as insolvency talks ‘expected’

Article by Scarlet Jenkins BRITISH company Intu, which is set to open a resort ‘like no other’ in Torremolinos,...

Spain’s government plans to invest €150 billion in public funding as part of coronavirus recovery effort

THE Spanish government has announced that it intends to invest €150 billion as part of the coronavirus recovery effort.

Spain’s government plans movement towards ‘cashless’ society

SPAIN may take future steps towards cash transactions becoming something of the past, according to a plan put forward by the ruling...

Charlotte Tilbury sells her makeup empire to Spanish fashion company Puig

SPANISH fashion company Puig has purchased Charlotte Tilbury’s makeup empire.

COVID-19: Spanish Government to extend Spain’s ERTE schemes until September 30

THE Spanish Government has said it will extend its ERTE schemes until September 30. The financial programmes, which allow...

Spain ranks 36th on list of most competitive countries worldwide, while the UK is 19th

SPAIN has ranked 36th on the list of most competitive countries in the world, while the UK came in 19th.

COVID-19: Spain, it’s time to take control of your financial future!

CHORUS Financial’s Senior Partner Tracy Storer and I have a combined 15 years giving financial advice here in Spain. We’ve seen it...