Spain posts record drop in summer unemployment as tourists return

Spain posts record drop in summer unemployment as tourists return

Spain on Thursday posted a record drop in jobless figures in August as the labour market was buoyed by the recovery of the tourism sector thanks to a relaxation of pandemic restrictions.

Remote working: the jobs in Spain you’ll be able to do from home after the pandemic

Remote working: the jobs in Spain you’ll be able to do from home after the pandemic

Why more people than ever in Spain are overqualified for their jobs 

Why more people than ever in Spain are overqualified for their jobs 

Baja de autónomo: How to deregister as self-employed in Spain
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Baja de autónomo: How to deregister as self-employed in Spain

Will remote working become the norm in Spain after the Covid-19 pandemic?
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Will remote working become the norm in Spain after the Covid-19 pandemic?

Where are the best places in Spain to set up a business aimed at foreigners?
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Where are the best places in Spain to set up a business aimed at foreigners?

RANKED: Where are workers’ salaries highest and lowest in Spain?
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RANKED: Where are workers’ salaries highest and lowest in Spain?

Deliveroo eyes leaving Spain as riders become staff

Deliveroo eyes leaving Spain as riders become staff

Spain’s economy returns to growth as IMF predicts one of biggest GDP rebounds of 2022

Spain’s economy returns to growth as IMF predicts one of biggest GDP rebounds of 2022

Coronavirus: Do I have the right to refuse to return to my workplace in Spain?

Coronavirus: Do I have the right to refuse to return to my workplace in Spain?

Spain to fine companies that expose workers to heatstroke up to €820K

Spain to fine companies that expose workers to heatstroke up to €820K

Can Spain really become ‘Europe’s Hollywood’ as PM suggests?

Can Spain really become ‘Europe’s Hollywood’ as PM suggests?

Remote office slang: Nine native expressions to use with Spanish work colleagues online

Remote office slang: Nine native expressions to use with Spanish work colleagues online

Why the Bank of Spain believes raising the minimum wage will hurt job creation

Why the Bank of Spain believes raising the minimum wage will hurt job creation

Fixed contract after six months: How Spain plans to solve job instability for its temporary workers 

Fixed contract after six months: How Spain plans to solve job instability for its temporary workers 

Not just English teaching: The jobs you can do in Spain without speaking Spanish
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Not just English teaching: The jobs you can do in Spain without speaking Spanish

EXPLAINED: How Spain plans to raise its minimum wage by as much as €250

EXPLAINED: How Spain plans to raise its minimum wage by as much as €250

UPDATE: When will Spain’s ERTE furlough scheme end?

UPDATE: When will Spain’s ERTE furlough scheme end?

Spain to invest €1.5 billion in ‘green hydrogen’ in bid to become Europe’s leading producer

Spain to invest €1.5 billion in ‘green hydrogen’ in bid to become Europe’s leading producer

EXPLAINED: Why Spain’s self-employed may soon pay a lot more in monthly fees

EXPLAINED: Why Spain’s self-employed may soon pay a lot more in monthly fees

OFFICIAL: Delivery riders become company staff as Spain’s labour reform kicks in

OFFICIAL: Delivery riders become company staff as Spain’s labour reform kicks in

Self-employed in Spain: What you should know about being ‘autónomo’
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Self-employed in Spain: What you should know about being ‘autónomo’

EXPLAINED: The visas Americans need to live and work in Spain 
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EXPLAINED: The visas Americans need to live and work in Spain 

Why companies in Spain must now make their employees’ salaries public

Why companies in Spain must now make their employees’ salaries public

Readers reveal: ‘Remote working in Spain has been a bittersweet experience’

Readers reveal: ‘Remote working in Spain has been a bittersweet experience’

Finding work in Spain in Covid times: the most in-demand jobs
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Finding work in Spain in Covid times: the most in-demand jobs

Spain to become first EU country to ensure delivery riders are salaried staff

Spain to become first EU country to ensure delivery riders are salaried staff

Spain’s foreigner unemployment rate shoots up by 37% due to Covid crisis

Spain’s foreigner unemployment rate shoots up by 37% due to Covid crisis

Self-employed in Spain: Seven ways to save money on your income tax return
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Self-employed in Spain: Seven ways to save money on your income tax return

Spain’s PM eyes €11 billion aid package for struggling companies and self-employed

Spain’s PM eyes €11 billion aid package for struggling companies and self-employed

Why Spain’s self-employed are set to receive much better pensions

Why Spain’s self-employed are set to receive much better pensions

How to find work when you’re new to a city
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How to find work when you’re new to a city

EXPLAINED: How Britons can live and work in Spain after Brexit
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EXPLAINED: How Britons can live and work in Spain after Brexit

Could Spain introduce a four-day work week?

Could Spain introduce a four-day work week?

Autónomos: Spain announces new aid packages for the self-employed

Autónomos: Spain announces new aid packages for the self-employed

How co-living is shaping the future of work in Spain

How co-living is shaping the future of work in Spain

These are the days off you could be entitled to in Spain
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These are the days off you could be entitled to in Spain

BREXIT Q&A: What Brits in Spain need to know about jobs

BREXIT Q&A: What Brits in Spain need to know about jobs

Working from home: What we know about Spain’s new ‘teletrabajo’ decree

Working from home: What we know about Spain’s new ‘teletrabajo’ decree

ERTE: What you need to know about losing your job during Spain’s coronavirus crisis

ERTE: What you need to know about losing your job during Spain’s coronavirus crisis

Spain overturns labour reform that saw workers sacked for taking too much sick leave

Spain overturns labour reform that saw workers sacked for taking too much sick leave

The most in-demand non-tech jobs in Spain in 2020
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The most in-demand non-tech jobs in Spain in 2020

Auxiliares in Spain: Why some language assistants in the Valencia region are still waiting to get paid

Auxiliares in Spain: Why some language assistants in the Valencia region are still waiting to get paid

Spain’s new government raises the minimum wage

Spain’s new government raises the minimum wage

Coughs, colds and flu: What to say and do if you fall sick in Spain
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Coughs, colds and flu: What to say and do if you fall sick in Spain

Know your rights: Are you allowed to have a relationship with a colleague in Spain?
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Know your rights: Are you allowed to have a relationship with a colleague in Spain?

Why it’s time English teachers in Spain stood up for their rights

Why it’s time English teachers in Spain stood up for their rights

Spain’s public holidays in 2020: Official list
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Spain’s public holidays in 2020: Official list

September job creation in Spain returns to recession levels

September job creation in Spain returns to recession levels

No-deal Brexit ‘would mean 70,410 job losses in Spain’: study

No-deal Brexit ‘would mean 70,410 job losses in Spain’: study

Spain wants coffee and cigarette breaks at work to go unpaid

Spain wants coffee and cigarette breaks at work to go unpaid

Spain has second largest number of interns in EU, half of whom are over 30

Spain has second largest number of interns in EU, half of whom are over 30

Santander wants to slash 3,700 jobs in Spain

Santander wants to slash 3,700 jobs in Spain

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Spain’s new clocking-in laws for workers
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EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Spain’s new clocking-in laws for workers

Spain launches plan to woo workers who left during crisis

Spain launches plan to woo workers who left during crisis

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Good news for workers in Spain as jobless queue shortens

Good news for workers in Spain as jobless queue shortens

Vodafone set to cut up to 1,200 jobs in Spain

Vodafone set to cut up to 1,200 jobs in Spain

Spain is about to raise the minimum wage by a whopping 22 percent

Spain is about to raise the minimum wage by a whopping 22 percent

Spain pledges  €2 billion for tackling youth unemployment

Spain pledges €2 billion for tackling youth unemployment

Brain drain: Spain wants to woo back skilled workers who left due to crisis

Brain drain: Spain wants to woo back skilled workers who left due to crisis

The Ultimate A to Z Guide to Teaching English in Spain

The Ultimate A to Z Guide to Teaching English in Spain

Freelancing in Madrid: A survivor’s guide
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Freelancing in Madrid: A survivor’s guide

Sunshine slavery warning issued over ‘tout’ jobs on Spanish islands

Sunshine slavery warning issued over ‘tout’ jobs on Spanish islands

El Pais newspaper appoints first woman editor

El Pais newspaper appoints first woman editor

Working internationally? Share your experiences
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Working internationally? Share your experiences

How The Local can help recruit your dream colleague
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How The Local can help recruit your dream colleague

ANALYSIS: Why Spain must fix its ‘unfair’ tax system for self-employed workers

ANALYSIS: Why Spain must fix its ‘unfair’ tax system for self-employed workers

Why working overtime in Spain isn’t worth it

Why working overtime in Spain isn’t worth it

Spain’s jobless queue shortens in 2017 thanks to tourism

Spain’s jobless queue shortens in 2017 thanks to tourism

Spain’s jobless rate dropped nearly 8 percent in 2017

Spain’s jobless rate dropped nearly 8 percent in 2017

Working from home in Spain: These are the most in-demand freelance jobs

Working from home in Spain: These are the most in-demand freelance jobs

Spanish firms must publish salaries to end gender pay gap

Spanish firms must publish salaries to end gender pay gap

Tourism helps Spanish unemployment shrink, but most new jobs temporary

Tourism helps Spanish unemployment shrink, but most new jobs temporary

Spaniards find El Dorado in Germany, but only temporarily

Spaniards find El Dorado in Germany, but only temporarily

Spain’s labour reform delivers jobs but at a cost

Spain’s labour reform delivers jobs but at a cost

Four benefits struggling self-employed people in Spain can apply for

Four benefits struggling self-employed people in Spain can apply for

Autónomo: What we know about Spain’s plan to change freelance contributions

Autónomo: What we know about Spain’s plan to change freelance contributions

Spain’s jobless queue shrinks in 2016 (but most new jobs are precarious)

Spain’s jobless queue shrinks in 2016 (but most new jobs are precarious)

The intern’s guide to surviving a summer in Spain

The intern’s guide to surviving a summer in Spain

‘It can be difficult to find the correct bra size in Spain’

‘It can be difficult to find the correct bra size in Spain’

80% of Spaniards under thirty still live at home with parents

80% of Spaniards under thirty still live at home with parents

Wanted: 300 Spanish chefs sought for Italian restaurants… in Britain

Wanted: 300 Spanish chefs sought for Italian restaurants… in Britain

Nine brilliant tips to help you land your dream job in Spain in 2016

Nine brilliant tips to help you land your dream job in Spain in 2016

Spain’s much-vaunted economic recovery masks lingering jobs crisis

Spain’s much-vaunted economic recovery masks lingering jobs crisis

‘Hiking alone in the mountains and forests has a deeply positive effect’

‘Hiking alone in the mountains and forests has a deeply positive effect’

Spain expected to be a top job creator in 2016

Spain expected to be a top job creator in 2016

‘A lad wanted F**k Off tattooed across forehead’

‘A lad wanted F**k Off tattooed across forehead’

Spain world’s second best for work-life balance

Spain world’s second best for work-life balance

Job creation? The truth behind Spain’s figures

Job creation? The truth behind Spain’s figures

‘Spain is a bureaucratic paradise’

‘Spain is a bureaucratic paradise’

‘I’ve made a few enemies, even in Spain’

‘I’ve made a few enemies, even in Spain’

Spanish Millennials seek work-life balance

Spanish Millennials seek work-life balance

‘Spaniards would go to opening of an umbrella’

‘Spaniards would go to opening of an umbrella’

‘It’s never too late to get work experience abroad’

‘It’s never too late to get work experience abroad’

Women lose out as gender pay gap widens

Women lose out as gender pay gap widens

‘It’s queso manchego that has kept me here’

‘It’s queso manchego that has kept me here’

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‘Make every venture reach its full potential’

Flu costs Spanish firms €1.2 billion a year

Flu costs Spanish firms €1.2 billion a year

60% of young Spaniards eyeing overseas jobs

60% of young Spaniards eyeing overseas jobs

Illegal overtime ‘costs Spain 273,000 jobs’

Illegal overtime ‘costs Spain 273,000 jobs’

‘Spanish firms have to take ethics seriously’

‘Spanish firms have to take ethics seriously’

Spaniards ‘work longer hours than Germans’

Spaniards ‘work longer hours than Germans’

Madrid world’s 5th most desirable city to work

Madrid world’s 5th most desirable city to work

Office slang: Top ten Spanish expressions

Office slang: Top ten Spanish expressions

‘This is a great time for entrepreneurs in Spain’

‘This is a great time for entrepreneurs in Spain’

‘Being an au pair in Spain can be really tough’

‘Being an au pair in Spain can be really tough’

Spain’s graduates ‘not workplace ready’: OECD

Spain’s graduates ‘not workplace ready’: OECD

ERTE: Spain extends furlough scheme until end of January

ERTE: Spain extends furlough scheme until end of January

‘Find a job before you come to Spain’

‘Find a job before you come to Spain’

A fifth of Spain’s new freelancers are foreigners

A fifth of Spain’s new freelancers are foreigners

500,000 Spaniards have given up job hunt

500,000 Spaniards have given up job hunt

Spain’s employment rate third worst in EU

Spain’s employment rate third worst in EU

Spain: One vacancy for every 110 jobseekers

Spain: One vacancy for every 110 jobseekers

Spain’s labour costs at virtual standstill

Spain’s labour costs at virtual standstill

German jobs scheme shuts door on Spaniards

German jobs scheme shuts door on Spaniards

Spain’s part-time workers among EU’s unhappiest

Spain’s part-time workers among EU’s unhappiest

The downsides of moving to Spain for work
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The downsides of moving to Spain for work

Spain’s hottest jobs 2014

Spain’s hottest jobs 2014

Ten jobs that you can only do in Spain

Ten jobs that you can only do in Spain

Women ‘big losers’ as Spain’s salary gap grows

Women ‘big losers’ as Spain’s salary gap grows

Viral map reveals Spain’s jobless hotspots

Viral map reveals Spain’s jobless hotspots

Half of Spain’s job ads pay less than €1K/month

Half of Spain’s job ads pay less than €1K/month

Spain’s unemployment: Seven shocking facts

Spain’s unemployment: Seven shocking facts

Bankruptcy epidemic slays Spain’s businesses

Bankruptcy epidemic slays Spain’s businesses

Spaniards stranded in fake German job scandal

Spaniards stranded in fake German job scandal

‘I never use my second language at work’: Poll

‘I never use my second language at work’: Poll

‘Spain is a hotbed of creativity and design’

‘Spain is a hotbed of creativity and design’

Young job seekers ‘willing to leave Spain’

Young job seekers ‘willing to leave Spain’

Spain’s freelancers work seven extra hours a week

Spain’s freelancers work seven extra hours a week

Spanish children say no to a career in politics

Spanish children say no to a career in politics

Spain’s self-employed suffer skills shortage

Spain’s self-employed suffer skills shortage

‘Spain’s jobless rate will rise in 2014’: OECD

‘Spain’s jobless rate will rise in 2014’: OECD

Spaniards score high on job satisfaction

Spaniards score high on job satisfaction

Spanish MPs unite for EU economic showdown

Spanish MPs unite for EU economic showdown

Out-of-work freelancers face benefits blacklist

Out-of-work freelancers face benefits blacklist

Spanish firms ‘least likely’ to hire new staff

Spanish firms ‘least likely’ to hire new staff

Spaniards choose job security over high wages

Spaniards choose job security over high wages

How to create a spot-on Spanish CV

How to create a spot-on Spanish CV

Tempers flare as Madrid job show flops

Tempers flare as Madrid job show flops

CaixaBank to axe 3,000 staff

CaixaBank to axe 3,000 staff

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Coronavirus crisis in France: The battle to save the livelihoods of the self-employed

‘Stopgap’ or life saver?: Italy’s scheme to help the self-employed survive the coronavirus crisis

‘Stopgap’ or life saver?: Italy’s scheme to help the self-employed survive the coronavirus crisis