• What Brexit means for British buyers

    The UK’s decision to leave the European Union raises some important questions. Here’s how it will affect British buyers in Spain.

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  • The Impact of Brexit

    Britain’s referendum on EU membership will take place on 23rd June 2016. Kyero has looked at what this means for the Spanish property market.

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  • Spain Municipal Elections May 2015

    The National Institute of Statistics published a news release this week relating to the municipal elections which are due to be held in Spain on 24th May 2015. The Electoral Census Office has sent a communication to 422,008 EU citizens …

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  • Spanish Government Estimates 622,000 New Jobs by 2015

    The Spanish Government has improved its macroeconomic forecast for Spain and now estimates that GDP will grow by 1.3% this year, instead of the 1.2% previously forecast, and that it will accelerate to 2% in 2015, compared with 1.8% estimated …

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  • 20 Million Taxpayers to Benefit from Government’s New Tax Reform

    In his speech following the Council of Ministers’ meeting last Friday, the President of the Spanish Government, Mariano Rajoy, highlighted the Government’s approval of the new tax reform, which includes a raft of measures to help reduce the tax burden …

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  • Andalucian teachers not allowed to recommend books

      Teachers in Andalucia must exercise caution when recommending a book to their students that is not included in the official textbook program, as the centre can be persecuted by the Junta’s education inspection. This prohibition comes from an Andalusian …

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  • 2014 Will See Job Creation in Spain, Says Economy Minister

    During a conference in the Canary Islands last week, Spain’s Minister of Economy and Competitiveness, Luis de Guindos, said that the recovery of the Spanish economy will strengthen in the coming quarters, and that 2014 will be the first year …

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  • Spanish Government Receives Experts’ Report on Tax Reform

    The Vice-President of the Government, Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, stressed that the tax reform proposal, drawn up by the committee of experts designated by the government, is not the government’s draft bill, and said: “There will be issues on which …

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  • Women in Spain Earn 16.2% Less Than Men

    According to 2011 data published this week by the European Commission, women in Spain earn on average 16.2% less than their male counterparts, which places the Spanish in line with the European average. The EC noted in their report a …

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  • Spain Receives Record 54.3 Million Tourists to October

    The Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism, José Manuel Soria, has announced a “new record ” in foreign tourist arrivals, with 54.3 million visitors between January and October 2013, which represents an increase of around 4.8%. Soria said that this …

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  • World Bank Lists Top Countries for SMEs

    Singapore, Hong Kong, New Zealand, USA and Denmark remain the countries with the most favourable regulations, for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), for doing business, according to a report released this week by the World Bank, in which it highlights …

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  • Valencia, Murcia and Balearic Islands Among EU Regions With Most Job Losses

    Valencia, Murcia and the Balearic Islands are among the EU regions where more jobs have been lost as a result of the economic and financial crisis, according to a report released last week by the EU statistics office, Eurostat. Between …

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  • 3 in 10 Spanish Would Bring Back the Peseta

    According to the findings from the twelfth annual study of Transatlantic Trends conducted by the United States’ German Marshall Fund in collaboration with the BBVA Foundation and other European foundations, 30% of the Spanish population would vote to abandon the …

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  • Draghi: Eurozone Economy Remains ‘Fragile’

    According to the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Mario Draghi, the fragility of the eurozone economy persists despite the signs of improvement experienced in various fields and the end of the recession in the second quarter. At a …

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  • Spain Poised to Emerge from Recession, Says De Guindos

    Spain’s Minister of Economy and Competitiveness, Luis de Guindos, believes that the emerging economic improvement in Spain shows “the quality of the policies” of austerity applied in the eurozone. El Mundo reported that, in a recent interview with the Financial …

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