Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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Spain property sales rocket above pre-pandemic levels

HOUSE sales in Spain in August rose by a whopping 41% from the same month in 2019 after a surge in interest following the...

GETTING BIGGER: More legal help at hand in Spain as Del Canto Chambers expands with new office in Mallorca

DEL Canto Chambers is opening a new office in Palma, Mallorca, as the London-based barrister chambers expands its work across the UK and Spain...

ANALYSIS: Are Brits really leaving Spain in droves because of Brexit?

BRITS are leaving Spain in droves according to reports in the British tabloid press this week, but is there any evidence that this is...

Taxing stuff

FOR those who live in Spain but rent out property back in the UK, the most important part of the Tax Return is the...

Nissan’s Barcelona plant could be saved by China’s Great Wall Motor

CHINA’S Great Wall Motor is set to ride to the rescue of workers at Nissan’s Barcelona plant which is due to shut down in...

Madrid is top choice among European cities for British remote workers and digital nomads

MADRID is the best city in Europe for Brits looking to work remotely, according to a new survey which analysed 20 European countries and...

Depp teams up with Spanish film production company to launch new European venture

HOLLYWOOD actor Johnny Depp has announced plans to team up with a Spanish partner in a new European film production venture. The 58-year-old star unveiled...

COVID crisis funds approved for 10,000 businesses on Spain’s Balearic Islands

THOUSANDS of businesses and freelancers affected during the Covid pandemic will receive a share of €835.7 million in state funding on the Balearic Islands. The...

The impact of the Pandemic on Spain’s Banking System

Currently, there are many economic and financial sectors that have been affected by the pandemic. However, the banking system in Spain has rather provided...

Feeling flush: Britain’s richest plumber sells firm for £110m to live life of luxury in Spain

PLUMBING tycoon Charlie Mullins has sold the plumbing business he founded 42 years ago for £110m.  Mullins, who lives in Mijas on the Costa del...

Ikea opening new store in southern Spain  – here’s where and when it launches

A NEW Ikea store is set to open in Marbella later this year following a major investment. The shop will open in La Cañada shopping...

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

New email scam claims to be Apple and Amazon offering free gifts – what to do if you get...

EMAIL users in Spain are being warned to look out for potential scam emails. The National Institute of Cybersecurity in Spain (Incibe) has said email...

Spain’s chambermaids to launch app that rates hotels on how staff are treated

A NEW booking app created by Spain’s chambermaids will allow tourists to choose their hotel based on how well they treat their workers. Ethical travellers...

SPECIAL OLIVE PRESS BACK TO SCHOOL DISCOUNT: Language work out!

LIVING in Spain for nearly two decades I didn’t think I could improve my Spanish much. How wrong could I be? While understanding most of...

What should Amazon’s proposed AMP work with and why is it not connected with the best free crypto trading...

Amazon will begin accepting payments via bitcoins and cryptocurrencies in late 2021, according to the official, who did not want his name to be...

Spaniards hoard €1.6billion of now worthless pesetas after missing deadline to exchange

THE Bank of Spain has revealed that the nation has lost a whopping €1.6billion in hoarded pesetas that were not exchanged before the final...

Valencia’s Iker Marcaide named on Forbes100 most influential people in Spain’s business world

VALENCIA’s Iker Marcaide have been named among the 100 most influential Spaniards in the business world. The founder of Flywire has been listed as one...

Sabadell Bank announces major branch closure plans for Costa Blanca area of Spain

SABADELL Bank plans to close 215 branches later this year on top of 105 offices that shut in July. Reports suggest around a hundred branches...

Spain looking at new ideas to reduce sky-high electricity prices

SPAIN'S government is looking at fresh moves to reduce sky-rocketing electricity prices. It's expected to announce targeted help for vulnerable customers and make attempts to...

Spain’s Antonio Banderas makes Forbes list for business

ANTONIO Banderas, Elena Betes and Oscar Pierre have been named among the 100 most influential Spaniards in the business world. The actor, founder of Rastreator...

Balearic Islands welcomes more international tourists than any other region in Spain for fourth consecutive month

According to the National Institute of Statistics, the Balearics were also where international tourists spent the most money in the country

Record summer for hospitality trade in Spain’s Gandia

But even more impressive is the fact that, as well as being a prime destination for domestic tourism once again, Gandia was one of only four Spanish resorts to register an increase in overnight stays on behalf of foreign visitors.

Spain tourism boost expected as airlines gear up for travel rebound in Europe

THE long-suffering airline industry is finally starting to recover with Jet2 investing nearly £5M in new aircraft and Ryanair forecasting an increase in passengers...

Tax Deadline Looms For Non-Resident Property Owners

The clock is ticking for all non-resident owners of property in Spain to pay their annual taxes – even if they do not generate...

Pedro Sanchez promises ‘immediate’ minimum wage rise for workers in Spain

SPAIN'S government is looking for an 'immediate' increase in the minimum wage to protect workers from rises in inflation. Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, made the...

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