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Ministers, always committed to a principle of equality

Ministers, always committed to a principle of equality

Ministers, always committed to a principle of equality.

- EFE 02/12/2021

"But this joyous news, combined with the growth forecasts, cannot disguise the elephants in the room."

"But this joyous news, combined with the growth forecasts, cannot disguise the elephants in the room."

"But this joyous news, combined with the growth forecasts, cannot disguise the elephants in the room."

EFE/Juan Carlos Hidalgo - EFE/Ju 18/09/2021

This type of terrace awning will be banned


Deadline looms for Palma terraces

The new law does allow screens, windbreakers and umbrellas that are not anchored to the pavement, but critics say that’s pointless.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/02/2020 04:01

Will robots take our jobs in the future?

Frank Talking

Redefining work in the roaring twenties!

What happens when we are not needed anymore and some gizmo-thingy does what we used to do much better than we ever did it.

Frank Leavers04/01/2020 12:45

Mercedes Garrido, responsible for the rentals map. Biel Barceló announced he would be staying on as a member of parliament.


Greeks bearing tourist tax: the week in Majorca

The Balearics were taking on the Greeks over the tourist tax; there was much discontent with a map; employment was at an all-time high; and there was a spot of weather.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/01/2018 00:00

The number of businesses in the Balearics is encouraging, but the proportion of larger businesses is comparatively low.


Number of Balearic companies back to pre-crisis level

At the start of 2017, there were 93,067 active companies in the Balearics: the highest number since 2008.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter07/08/2017 00:00

There is optimism among Balearic businesses.


Half of Balearic businesses will be hiring more staff this year

Businesspeople in the Balearics are more optimistic than most and are anticipating growth in sales and investment this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/03/2017 00:00

The nautical sector is buoyant, but more needs to be done to develop local skills.


Nautical sector is fuelling a boom in employment

One of the main problems is the lack of trained and qualified local professionals.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/02/2017 00:00

José María Corró who killed his wife last week.


Jobs, rentals and death: the week in Majorca

The great tourism debate focused on employment, plans were afoot for rentals' websites to charge the tourist tax, promotion of golf seemed halfhearted, and another woman lost her life at the hands of her partner.

Andrew Ede20/11/2016 00:00

Autumn days in Majorca, but it'll still be getting dark early, despite the call for summertime to be retained.


Time, tourist tax and holiday prices: the week in Majorca

The Balearics didn't want to turn the clocks back, there were different estimates of tourist losses because of the tourist tax, the price of holidays was increasing, and there was good news about unemployment, though it was questionable how good that news really was.

Andrew Ede30/10/2016 00:00

Has too much been made of the "saturation"of tourists in Palma?


Mayor does not believe that Palma is "saturated"

Hila didn't consider the increased numbers to necessarily be a bad thing, noting that Augusts of the past have produced similar situations.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/09/2016 00:00

Friday sees the "official" start to the summer sales campaign in Majorca.


Summer sales expected to fuel surge in jobs on back of sales boom

The summer sales, which officially begin this week on Friday, are expected to create 1,074 jobs across the Balearics.

Humphrey Carter29/06/2016 00:00

The Santa Clara Urban Hotel & Spa, one of Palma's boutique hotels.


Palma city hotels having their best ever year

The nature of the tourism coming into the city because of this new type of hotel accommodation is having a beneficial effect.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter11/06/2016 00:00

Certain hotel staff on "fijo discontinuo" contracts started work earlier this season.


Employment returning to pre-recession levels

Proof of this lies with the fact that the earlier tourism season has increased the number of employees who have "fijo discontinuo" contracts on the employment register.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/05/2016 00:00

Construction is showing signs of growth.


Employers’ confederation forecasts increased growth in 2016

Carmen Planas added, though, that recovery is still vulnerable and that the economy may well slow in the second half of the year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/03/2016 00:00

Hotel jobs bonanza this season but questions remain


Hotel jobs bonanza this season but questions remain

Hotels within the federation will be creating between 5,500 and 6,000 new jobs this season.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/03/2016 00:00


Balearic unemployment down in February

Though unemployment was down in eleven regions, nationwide there was a rise in the February rate.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/03/2016 00:00