Andalucia.com Blog Home page |   | Andalucia.com Website | Andalucia.com Forum | Bookmark this site |

Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

A new way of working

Monday, May 21st, 2012

[caption id="attachment_6381" align="aligncenter" width="570" caption="The monthly workINcompany get-together is called a "Jelly"."][/caption] A few weeks ago I went to an event called a "Jelly". No, it wasn't anything to do with food, or kids, or indeed kids' food - it was a get-together of self-employed people to introduce a new workspace ...

Want to develop your internet business?

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

On the blog this time last year, I mentioned a new initiative to help web-based companies develop and grow their businesses, supported by local talent and expertise: Nuevos Talentos Andalucia. Now the second edition of this is open - but only until 7 May. It is often during challenging economic times ...

Andalucian Regional Elections: the background

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

GUEST POST: CHRIS CHAPLOW [caption id="attachment_5663" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Election posters galore: PP, PSOE and IU. But who will win a majority on Sunday?"][/caption] This Sunday elections for the Junta de Andalucia (Andalucian Parliament) will take place. A president will be chosen, who will then form a government responsible for an annual budget ...

Jamon al chino? Que no!

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

If you live here in Spain, you'll be used to seeing Chinese shops in every town. They are stacked high with ridiculously cheap goods, from clothes to toys to garden furniture and household crockery. Much of it is poor quality - I call it "CCC" - cheap crap from China. ...

A glimmer of hope

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

[caption id="attachment_4403" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="The most common system for producing solar energy in Andalucia: rows upon rows of panels, which reflect light onto towers..."][/caption] Amidst all the uncertainty of this post-election week, with everyone waiting for the new Prime Minister-elect, Mariano Rajoy, to make his pronouncement on how he's planning to ...

That time of year

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Yes, it's May and that means that by the end of next month, you have to submit your tax return to the Spanish authorities. If you're like me, you will want to make sure that you have got all your paperwork sorted out in plenty of time. With this in mind, ...

Dragon’s Den in Andalucia

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Do you have an idea for an internet-based business? Do you live in Andalucia? Enter a new competition and you could win a first-year package to set up your own company. The prize includes the following free for one year: your own office, domain name, Linux server, and banner ad ...