45 episodes

Taking a look at what's happening in Spain news-wise

This week in Spain Spain Speaks

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    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

Taking a look at what's happening in Spain news-wise

    This week in Spain episode 18

    This week in Spain episode 18

    This week we chat about the problems with youth unemployment and temporary work contracts in Spain and the Spanish government's plans to spend billions of euros to fix them; and the King's inspiring speech on Spain's plan to modernise the economy. 

    • 18 min
    This week in Spain episode 17

    This week in Spain episode 17

    This week we chat about Spain's record monthly drop in unemployment; the ups and downs of Spain's main stock market index the IBEX 35; and some of the most attractive places to visit in Spain in a motorhome. 

    • 25 min
    This week in Spain episode 16

    This week in Spain episode 16

    This week we talk about how Spain's economy is starting to show signs of a recovery, Spain's government and its plan to crack down on tax fraud, and changes to the ITV or MOT system for car owners in Spain. 

    • 22 min
    This week in Spain episode 15

    This week in Spain episode 15

    This week we talk about whether people will or won't travel to 'amber' list countries after Boris Johnson advised against it; more Spanish companies have announced they will lay off workers this year; and what's behind the recovery of the restaurant sector in Spain. 

    • 18 min
    This week in Spain episode 14

    This week in Spain episode 14

    This week we talk about the new 'riders' law that is going to change the way people work with delivery companies like Uber Eats and Deliveroo, changes to the 'autonomo' or self-employed system in Spain, and we debate the question - why are local bakeries disappearing around Spain? 

    • 22 min
    This week in Spain episode 13

    This week in Spain episode 13

    This week we talk about the Madrid elections, Spain's looming tax increases, new electricity tariffs, and what we think summer will look like in Spain in 2021. 

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Jessie Hodel ,

Awesome Info

Thanks for putting this podcast out- I’m moving to Spain (from the US) in August for college and plan on living there for the next three years. I’ve listened too all of your episodes and it has helped me feel a bit more prepared to go. Keep it up!

dbertram1 ,

Love this podcast!

This podcast is packed with information for anyone interested in living in Spain or audience members that just simply have a love for the country.

I love listening to this podcast and I’m hoping for more frequent episodes in the future!

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