Remote Work in Spain: Another Turning Point of the Pandemic?

It certainly seems that way: Royal Decree-Law 28/2020, of 22 September, on remote work, has been approved. This regulation is intended to govern more completely this manner of working which until now has scarcely been governed in Article 13 of the Workers’ Statute. The passing of this regulation was prompted, despite the already existing EU regulation in this respect, by nothing less than COVID-19

This entry was posted on 29 September 2020 by Patricia Rivera Almagro in Labour.

Investing Successfully in Spain after Coronavirus

The climate for investments in Spain is good and bodes well for the future. Despite a multitude of emergency regulations in the past several months, the legislature’s intentions are generally foreseeable. Additionally, certain industries continue to benefit from low salaries in comparison with other European countries and the attractiveness, particularly that Spanish cities have, for young professionals. This, in turn, leads to a higher level of education in the available work force while applicable labour law is comparatively attractive for entrepreneurs. The political situation has also stabilised, since, after several re-elections in recent years, Spain now finally has a government. It remains to be seen, however, how the new coalition government will support business owners.

This entry was posted on 13 July 2020 by Nadja Vietz in Corporate and M&A.

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Sales Yes, Crowds No – The Spanish Government Rectifies Its Position in Light of the Rejection by Retailers of the Prohibition on Sales in Phase 1

The second additional provision of Ministerial Order SND/399/2020, of 9 May, of the Spanish Ministry of Health, which loosened some restrictions at the national level, introduced after the declaration of the national alert applying phase 1 of the New Normalisation Plan (see https://www.boe.es/eli/es/o/2020/05/09/snd399), caused much confusion among Spanish retailers and raised doubts about the application of the prohibition.

This entry was posted on 20 May 2020 by Vanessa Guzek in IP and Fashion Law.