Categoría: News

New payment protections as from January 2018

As from January 2018, consumers across Spain will be more protected against fraud, theft and deception as banks become forced to take more responsibility. And shopping online will never be the same again…. The...

Stuck in the sticks? The government is offering cash to get you connected to the internet!

Stuck in the sticks? The government is offering cash to get you connected to the internet!

The national government is offering cash to help the self-employed and small businesses in rural and small urban areas gain access to high speed internet. Grants of up to €400 are available to help...

Official bank holiday dates for 2018

The State Gazette has published the official list of Spanish bank holidays for 2018, and here’s the summary of what we get off. National holidays There will be a total of 12 bank holidays...

Advice for Spanish passengers of Monarch

Although the collapse of Monarch airways has mainly affected passengers in the UK, there are a fair number of Spanish residents with tickets who no appear to have no recourse in law. The UK’s...

Government closes cooperative invoicing services

The Ministry of Employment recently forcibly dissolved a cooperative re-invoicing service called Factoo (formally Fidelis Factu, S. Coop) for infringing several employment laws. The most serious charge was that of helping to fake autónomos,...

A new law for the self-employed

The Spanish national Congress has approved a draft law for the self-employed (source). Here is an overview of what to expect. Update: We have published a new overview of the law as approved by...