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Employee Documentation In Spain - What You Need To Know

Posted by: Scar on Friday September 22, 2017 (09:13:14)   (4001 Reads)
At the end of May this year, the Spanish government updated the rules for companies hiring expat workers in the country. In light of this—and given the complexities of Spanish law for foreigners working in the European Union’s fifth-largest economy—we’ve put together a guide to work permits and employee documentation in Spain.    more ...

An Expat Guide To Self-Employment In Spain

Posted by: Scar on Tuesday August 29, 2017 (09:32:17)   (3846 Reads)
Being self-employed provides a level of freedom that many find attractive. But before you move to Spain and start working from a laptop on the beach, you need to make sure you’re properly registered and set up as a freelancer in the system.    more ...

The Pros And Cons Of Being Self-Employed In Spain

Posted by: Scar on Friday May 12, 2017 (18:44:22)   (14021 Reads)
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There's no doubt that Spain’s sunny climate is a big attraction for many people, particularly those from the UK and northern Europe.

As technology advances, so does the enthusiasm to become self-employed and be an entrepreneur of sorts and for many, particularly for those working in the digital world, relocating overseas becomes a viable proposition. Many people are attracted by the opportunity to work from home doing something that they lov ...    more ...

How Do You Find A Job In Spain As An Expat?

Posted by: scar on Saturday July 11, 2015 (11:34:01)   (2634 Reads)
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Spain has been a dream destination for expats of all ages from around the world because of its lifestyle, standard of living, culture, weather and beauty. However, the cost of living in this country isn’t the lowest, and therefore it is essential that you consider your source of income carefully before moving. Many expats from the UK and other parts of Europe move to Spain only to return home after suffering financial difficulties.    more ...

Running Your Own Business In Spain – Five Things You Need To Know

Posted by: Carole on Saturday May 30, 2015 (12:07:39)   (3492 Reads)
Spain is often regarded as a “dream destination” for expats from all over the world because of its inviting climate, warm people, sunny beaches, natural beauty, delectable cuisine and rich culture. Several expats, especially from the UK and the US, move to Spain with the intentions of starting up their own business, as the local jobs rarely pay enough for them to lead a luxurious life.    more ...

Starting A Small Business In Spain - 5 Things You Should Know

Posted by: Carole on Tuesday February 18, 2014 (03:32:33)   (3058 Reads)
Starting your own business is a dream for many people – it opens up the possibility of higher earnings, it brings freedom from a regular employment, and doesn’t involve many of the work-related restrictions that go with a regular job. But of course it also comes with a few potential downsides. For one, there isn’t a guaranteed income and you have to begin from scratch. Starting a business in a foreign country poses a few additional challeng ...    more ...

Working In Spain – Still An Option?

Posted by: Carole on Wednesday September 05, 2012 (02:33:29)   (2816 Reads)
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by Rob Innis

It is no secret that the Spanish economy, along with most of Europe, has taken a battering with the current financial downturn referred to here as the ‘crisis.’ Unemployment is running at record high levels – so does that mean job opportunities are zero?

Here on the Costa Blanca the boom years of mass construction are over and immigration levels are down. During that period work was easy for not only the locals but man ...    more ...