EE Briefing Note
Wednesday 17th of December 2014
Thanks to the reforms undertaken and a more favorable financial framework, the Spanish economy is experiencing a clear recovery phase, characterized by the simultaneous growth in GDP and job creation, in addition to the gradual recovery of macroecononomic balances. According to Ricardo Martínez Rico, CEO of Equipo Economico, “having returned to normal financial conditions is making it possible for the Spanish economy to grow and create jobs”. Against this backdrop, at Equipo Economico we predict Spanish GDP growth of approximately 2.4% in 2015.
Sunday 30th of November 2014
Manuel de Vicente-Tutor, Managing Partner of Equipo Economico, presents a study case of the improvement in disposable income for an average Spanish household, as a consequence of the tax measures to be implemented in 2015.
Friday 14th of November 2014
The Spanish Supreme Court has pronounced judgment whereby it endorses the redundancy scheme undertaken by NH Hoteles to subsequently outsource these services at a cheaper price. This ruling means that companies can use the provisions set out by the labor market reform with the purpose of gaining competitiveness and flexibility. Equipo Economico was responsible for the financial consultancy given to NH Hoteles.
Thursday 6th of November 2014
Irene Carrera, Manager at Equipo Economico, analyzes the possibilities of tax incentives for investment in this relevant source of financing for companies in business expansion in relation to the Alternative Investment Market (MAB). This is based on comparison with international best practices in alternative markets for our setting, i.e. the British AIM. She also warns of the tax consequences arising from the fact that the Administration considers that shares of entities admitted to the MAB are not considered as shares admitted for trading as regulated and defined by the European Directive’s securities market.
Wednesday 22nd of October 2014
Ricardo Martinez Rico, CEO of Equipo Económico, stresses as a suitable growth model, a combination of economic stability, reforms and opening up to other markets. He also emphasizes the role of labor reform as a significant element to recover investment and gain competitiveness.