Uncategorized 10/04/2017 at 16:38 h.
Commerce. Grants and subsidies are prioritising commercial reflation, training initiatives for professionals, boosting the structures of commercial associations and improving sustainability.
Work. The Catalan Employment Service (SOC) and the municipal agency Barcelona Activa have agreed to work together to put an integrated model for active employment policies in place in the city this year.
International promotion. The Second Deputy Mayor strengthens ties with the Chinese region by signing an agreement with the most important official business promotion agency in the zone.
Some 48.9% of city residents believe the city has reached the limit of its capacity, surpassing the percentage of residents who feel the city should continue to attract more tourism (47.5%).
Economy. Barcelona Activa helped with the creation of 1,600 new business projects in the city in 2016, which are expected to create nearly 3,000 jobs. The agency also provided support for over 9,000 companies in growth
Funeral services. Progress continues to be made on creating a public funeral service which has an impact on the sector and changes the collective perception that death is a pricey business.
Markets. In September, 23 stalls will move to the provisional market, which will start to be built in May. The new market will open in the first quarter of 2019.
Work. Barcelona City Council, the PIMEC and the UGT and CCOO trade unions in Catalonia all stress the importance of public tender processes in improving social and labour conditions.