Are you looking to be an English teacher in Barcelona? Here's everything you need to get a job teaching English in the city. more

Aug 2, 2016 12:33 PM Business & Working 4 Comments

Tori Sparks guides us through the ins and outs of being ‘autónomo’ in Spain. more

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All photos by Yan Pekar.

High unemployment and low salaries still make Barcelona a challenging city professionally. But the possibilities are there if you know where to look. more

Oct 5, 2015 2:22 PM Business & Working

Barcelona resident and professional life coach, Sam Mednick, answers your questions on life in the city. more

Jul 2, 2015 5:52 PM PRACTICAL

Freelancers and small companies are spoiled for choice when it comes to coworking spaces in Barcelona. There’s really something for everyone here, from cosy to funky, eco-friendly to industrial. Here are some of our favourite places to get to work. more

May 15, 2015 12:37 PM Business & Working 2 Comments

Most of us already know that Barcelona is a Mecca for TEFL teachers. But does teaching English as a foreign language here really pay-off? For those thinking about taking the leap, here is our step-by-step guide to becoming a TEFL teacher in Barcelona more

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Continuing our series about Barcelona entrepreneurs, we speak to Dirk Meijer of the company Terraza Barcelona, specialising in carpentry for indoor and outdoor spaces, including terraces and wooden furniture more

Feb 29, 2012 10:21 AM Business & Working

In the latest of our Entrepreneurs Explain series, the man behind Languages4Life language school tells us how he got his Barcelona business going more

Jan 31, 2012 12:39 PM Business & Working

Spanish psychologist and psychotherapist explains her professional background and experience more

Jan 10, 2012 11:02 PM Business & Working

Mª Helena de Felipe Lehtonen

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Mª Helena de Felipe is an employment lawyer and the founder and president of AFAEMME, an organisation that brings together female entrepreneurs from around the Mediterranean more

Dec 22, 2011 8:00 AM IN THE CITY 1 Comments

The founder of post&up, a company that lets you send personally-designed photoletters to friends and families, explains how he created his business more

Dec 2, 2011 2:00 PM Business & Working


Photo by Lee Woolcock

Barcelona flats and houses are becoming florists, hairdressers and gyms more

Aug 29, 2011 12:00 AM Business & Working

Struggling to get a business off the ground? Just arrived in Barcelona and looking for work? Pining for a career change but don't know where to start? Barcelona Activa can help with all this, and much more more

Business & Working

This American businessman has set up a teeth whitening company that offers a cheaper, more focused service than traditional dentists more

Apr 26, 2011 4:33 PM Business & Working 2 Comments

David Cook set up Spain Accounting in 2000 - he's our latest 'Entrepreneur Explained' more

Apr 1, 2011 1:25 PM Business & Working

British entrepreneur Tania Gauder talks about her company Curvaciones more

Mar 15, 2011 10:35 AM Business & Working

Mary Fons i Fleming

Photo by Lee Woolcock

Nicola Thornton speaks to US-Catalan Mary Fons i Fleming who works as a interpreter and translator more

Feb 28, 2011 1:29 PM IN THE CITY 1 Comments

From the archive: We look at lending a hand in Barcelona more

Nov 29, 2010 12:00 AM IN THE CITY 3 Comments

Another installment in our 'Entrepreneurs explained' series we speak to life-coach Bing Kohner more

Nov 18, 2010 12:01 PM Business & Working

Bringing business

Suzannah Larke

From the archive: Even as early as February 2009, the economic crisis was affecting the number of congresses and conventions held here more

Oct 26, 2010 8:00 PM IN THE CITY 1 Comments

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