Working conditions in Spain

Corporate Culture: How Important Is It and How To Achieve It

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corporate cultureBusiness & Management guru –  Peter Drucker - famously said “culture eats strategy for breakfast” . This quote demonstrates the real importance of implementing a strong corporate culture . This is especially true nowadays since often companies can no longer solely rely on salary as a way to recruit the best employees. So, how should you decide on a corporate culture that will bring about significant growth for your business?… Continue reading

Managing Diversity : Different Cultures in the Workplace

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When you choose to relocate your company or start up a business abroad, there are a number of factors you will need to take into account in terms of how different countries, and more specifically different cultures, function. This could involve differences in tax, accounting, management etc. However, what about considering the inevitable challenge of managing diversity of cultures within your office?Continue reading

Reduced Social Security contributions for permanent contracts in Spain!

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Lo-que-no-nos-dicen-de-la-Tarifa-plana-Real-Decreto-ley-3-2014-de-28-de-febrero-IIA new reform, based on the Royal Decree – Law 3/2014, published on March 1st, came into force in order to stimulate economic growth and help create stable jobs to reduce unemployment in Spain.

The Spanish government announced a reduction of 100 euros a month in social contributions for the first two years for companies that recruit new employees regardless of their age on permanent contracts.… Continue reading

Spain, among business and pleasure

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Enjoying a paella with your business colleagues, having a walk on the seaside or working in high-quality premises: make the most of your business life in Spain !

Feel free to share your Spanish business experiences with us !

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NIE: Spanish Foreigner Number of Identification

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nie-spain-identification-numberAn NIE Number (Número de Identificación de Extranjero) is a tax identification number to be used in Spain.

Both EU citizens and non-EU citizens get issued an NIE. It consists of an ‘X’ or ‘Y’ followed by 7 or 8 digits then another letter.

The NIE is not a fiscal residency identification; you can have a NIE and be fiscal resident in another country.

The NIE number is needed in order to file taxes, buy property, set up a business, open a bank account, and for almost all other forms you fill out. When forming a company, everyone who will be directors and shareholders of the company will need a NIE. This is the first step in forming a company or in buying a shelf company.Continue reading

Spanish business environment

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spanish-business-environmentYou are entrepreneur and you want to start up your business? 

What about Spain? Let’s have a look at the Spanish business environment: labor force availability, telecommunication costs, access and transports quality, real estate prices, labor costs, ect.Continue reading

Spain: Business and Holidays

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Holidays and days off in SpainYou are running a business in Spain and your employees are tired and want to know when will be on holidays ? 

Lets consider now the Spanish holidays and days off. They may be important when establishing your annual planning.

Here are the official days off and holidays period for 2012.

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Working conditions in Spain

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The working conditions in SpainIf you want to set up your own business in Spain, here are some characteristics of the Spanish working conditions you should know.

What you need to know about working time, holidays and days off, legal age, working cost, and welfare system in Spain.Continue reading