A Freelance Guide to Autonomo Expenses in Spain

TweetWorking as a freelance professional in Spain can be costly taking into account Social Security charges, IRPF (income tax) rates, accountant and advisor fees, not to mention transport and living expenses. However, the Income Tax Return, filed quarterly and annually (by June 30 2015 for 2014 taxes), will gauge how much you’re taxed on your […]


Spain passes new law to combat illegal fishing and rings in praise from NGOs

TweetNew Spanish law 33/2014 has marked tougher penalties for Spanish citizens involved in illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing anywhere in the world. As Europe’s largest fishing member state (followed by UK, France and Italy) Spain represents 20% of Europe’s fishing capacity and employs the most number of people in the fishing industry. This an important […]

Barclays moving Spanish business to Non-Core

TweetAfter months of rumours, it’s now official, Barclays are moving their Spanish subsidiary to Barclays Non-Core, a basket of assets worth €140 million not focusing on core activity, that is: personal and corporate banking, credit cards, investment banking or Africa banking. Barclays are reducing their retail banking operations by cutting 14,000 jobs this year worldwide […]