Auteursarchief: Marco Kivit

Over Marco Kivit

I am a financial (controller) with a broad financial experience and interest. Companies that I worked for include both large companies as well as Small- and Medium sized companies in various sectors, such as Allianz, PricewaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, Royal Dutch Household, Royal Dutch Mint. I have set up Business Club Spanje to bring people and organizations together, to share knowledge about doing business in and between Spain and the Netherlands and to promote our partners.

Jóvenes, con estudios superiores y políticamente activos: así es el perfil del emigrante español

Hombres y mujeres, en torno a los 30 años, con estudios superiores y políticamente activos y críticos con la gestión de los partidos tradicionales. A este perfil respondían la mayoría de españoles que emigraron durante los años de la crisis.

La recesión golpeó con fuerza nuestro país a partir de 2008 y se cebó principalmente en los jóvenes. Muchos buscaron fuera las oportunidades que se les negaban en España. “Más que por estar en desempleo per se, emigraron ante la falta de perspectivas de estabilidad en el empleo y ante la imposibilidad de encontrar un trabajo ‘de lo suyo'”, explica Amparo González Ferrer, socióloga y especialista en demografía del Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC). Lees verder

Spaanse CEO’s ontvangen hoogste vergoedingen in Europa

Spaanse topmannen uit grote ondernemingen zijn niet alleen meer gaan verdienen in 2014, ook behoren hun inkomsten bij de top van Europa.

Gemiddeld ontving de CEO van een Spaanse onderneming vorig jaar 7,2 miljoen euro. Dit was een jaar eerder nog 6,1 miljoen euro, zo blijkt uit een onderzoek van adviesbureauTowers Watson. Hiervoor werden 96 bedrijven geanalyseerd. Lees verder

How do Spain and the Netherlands perform in the Global Competitiviness Report

The World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report is an annual assessment of the factors driving productivity and prosperity in 140 countries.

How are Spain and the Netherlands performing and what are their strongest and weakest pilars that build their competitive economy?

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The Netherlands among top 5 most innovative nations; Spain on 27 – Global Innovation Index 2015

Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Sweden, the Netherlands and the United States of America are the world’s five most innovative nations, according to the Global Innovation Index 2015. Spain is on place 27.

The GII 2015 looks at “Effective Innovation Policies for Development” and shows new ways that emerging-economy policymakers can boost innovation and spur growth by building on local strengths and ensuring the development of a sound national innovation environment.

Innovation holds far-reaching promise for spurring economic growth in countries at all stages of development. However, realizing this promise is not automatic,” said WIPO Director General Francis Gurry. He added: “Each nation must find the right mix of policies to mobilize the innate innovative and creative potential in their economies.”

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Source: Global Innovation Index 2015: Switzerland, UK, Sweden, Netherlands, USA are Leaders

It’s Getting Better For Startups In Spain

Once again Spain ranked as one of the worst countries in OECD on which to start a business. A report by the World Bank Group states that Spain is among the bottom five counties of the 34 OECD countries, with only Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and Poland with a worse place to start a company.

The report state that entrepreneurs in Spain often face complexity in setting up shop. One of the main challenges is to deal with many different levels of government, including the national government, the regions, the provinces and the municipalities, that may have different legislation and requirements.

Overall the report places Spain at number 33rd globally in regards to ease of doing business in general.
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El 30% de las personas que trabajan no llegan a mileuristas

El 30% de las personas que trabajan no llegan a mileuristas

  • 4,5 millones de asalariados cobran una nómina mensual que no llega a los 950 euros brutos al mes
  • Desde 2010, los sueldos más bajos han perdido de media un 23% de poder adquisitivo frente al 4% de los más altos
  • CCOO señala los trabajos por horas y los contratos a tiempo parcial como factores que han potenciado la precariedad salarial

Bron: El 30% de las personas que trabajan no llegan a mileuristas