Caixa d’Enginyers increases its profit and turnover by 15% in 2019

Caixa d’Enginyers, the largest financial group headquartered in Catalonia, increased its turnover and net profit by 15% in 2019, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. The company also increased the number of partners, which exceeds 200,000. Specifically, the cooperative group has exceeded 7.1 billion euros in turnover, 15.4% more than the previous year. […]

One third of officials will return to work in phase 2

The gradual return of civil servants to their jobs will be done without the consensus of the unions. The second and last meeting with the Department of Digital Policies and Civil Service, led by Councilor Jordi Puigneró, ended again without an agreement and the plan drawn up by the Government for the gradual reinstatement of […]

Garamendi’s Catalan obsession

The year was 2014 and the main Spanish employers, the CEOE, approaching an election that promises to be very evenly matched between those who had been president of the employers since 2011, the Catalan Joan Rosell, and the Basque businessman Antonio Garamendi. In that context, the members of the employer received an incendiary report entitled […]

Taxes, the great defeat of Keynes

Keynesianism has returned from the hand of covid-19 and is doing so on everyone’s lips. The macroeconomic theses of the British John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), arguably the most influential economist of the 20th century, are particularly appealing to center-left parties, but at times like the present they are vindicated even by liberals and conservatives. The […]

“We will get out of it, we are used to doing it without a state behind us”

Joan Font receives the ARA at the Bon Preu headquarters, in the Masies de Voltregà (Osona), in offices erected on the company’s first warehouse. The rooms are named after Catalan mountains (Puigmal, Matagalls) and the office of its president does not look at all that of the founder and top manager of the 35th company […]

No recovery plan two months later (Júlia Manresa Nogueras)

The plan for the European economy to recover from the drought caused by the coronavirus pandemic is becoming a complicated part of the European institutions. On March 13, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Europe the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Two months later, the European Union has failed to draw a clear strategy […]