INFORMATION SERVICE FOR THE LABOUR FIELD AND ECONOMIC ACTIVITY FACED WITH THE EFFECT OF COVID-19

Here you will find the aid and resources from different institutions for the self-employed, companies, cooperatives, entities and workers to tackle the economic difficulties which arise from the effect of the COVID-19.

Furthermore, from Barcelona Activa we have set up a call centre in which expert staff will resolve your doubts and pass you on to the resources and entities that can help you. You can call 900 533 175 from 9.00am to 6.00pm, from Monday to Friday.

We are by your side. Now more than ever.

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Emergency aid for basic supplies for people affected by the crisis situation caused by COVID-19

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The Generalitat de Catalunya has launched an extraordinary aid for the economic sustainability of families in Catalonia for an amount of two hundred euros, in a single payment, with the aim of facilitating the acquisition of food products, pharmacy and other basic supplies.

Government of Catalonia

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Labour Rights Defence Points

Assessment

Free-of-charge personalised advisory and assessment service and attention about labour rights for all the workers. Registration through the website barcelonactiva.cat/dretslaborals. If you do not know how to register via the web, we help you register by calling 900 533 175.

Service promoted by Barcelona Activa in the Districts of Ciutat Vella, Nou Barris and Sants-Montjuïc, in collaboration with the trade union organisations and entities from the territory. Open to all the citizens.

Barcelona City Council

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Professional advice and assessment

Assessment

Barcelona Activa offers a professional guidance team for advice and assessment in training and the labour market. More information on the website, at porta22@barcelonactiva.cat or by calling 93 401 98 88.

And if you are looking for a job, you can also get in touch with Espai de Recerca de Feina advisors (Work Research Space) by calling 93 446 83 52.

Barcelona City Council

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Advice and assessment for youths

Assessment

Personalized advice and assessment service for young people between the ages of 16 and 29 who need information and support to find a job, get a job and/or improve their profession. You can contact the youth guidance team directly by calling or sending a Whatsapp to the phone 678 66 00 16 or from the website.

Barcelona City Council

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Labour and legal advice to people with disabilities

Assessment

Labour and legal advice service on the rights of people with disabilities and their families because of the effects of COVID-19. Contact IMPD via email sap@bcn.cat, phone 934132775 or through the online service platform by filling out this form.

Barcelona City Council

Access job offers managed by Barcelona Activa

Information and other resources

Plataforma Empresa-Ocupació (Company-Employment Platform) is Barcelona Activa’s tool to find candidates for city companies’ job vacancies.

- If you have not registered yet, you can do it here.

- If you are already a member of the platform, see the offers we are managing here.

Barcelona City Council

COVID-19 Emergency Job Offer

Information and other resources

Different entities and companies need to strengthen their teams due to the emergency situation. Check the different job search engines that have been created:

- Government of Catalonia job offers to fill vacancies in healthcare centers.

- Information on the vacancies of urgent coverage to deal with the coronavirus of the Diputació de Barcelona.

- Jobs for reinforcement in the agricultural campaign of the Unió de Pagesos (Farmers Union).

Various institutions

Map of Training and Resources for Employment

Information and other resources

Barcelona Activa provides you with all the information about the resources existing for training and job search in the city of Barcelona.  More information on the website or at porta22@barcelonactiva.cat.

Barcelona City Council

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Economic aid - We boost what you do

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Subsidies of up to 80% to fund individual or collective projects that boost the economy in the neighbourhoods. You can receive up to a maximum of €40,000 of the amount subsidised.

Barcelona City Council

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Aula Virtual – Training activities in streaming

Training

#StayAtHome but don't stop! Streaming activities so you can continue developing professionally: career development and job search in one click.

Barcelona City Council

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Technology training in Cibernàrium

Training

Online technology training to improve technological skills aimed both at professionals and companies. More information on the website or at cibernarium@barcelonactiva.cat.

Barcelona City Council

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Training to improve your professional profile

Training

Online activities to improve your professional profile and job search. More information on the website or at porta22@barcelonactiva.cat.

Barcelona City Council

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Assessment for entrepreneurs

Assessment

If you want to work on a new business project, you can access the Entrepreneurs Services of Barcelona Activa. More information on the website or by calling 901 55 11 55. If you have a Social and Solidarity Economy project, click here.

Barcelona City Council

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Priority telephone line for Olympic Port workers

Assessment

Telephone service addressed to workers affected by the remodelling of the Olympic Port. They will be personally attended to provide them employment opportunities, from the design of a training itinerary to contact with job offers. Telephone: 93 327 01 11.

Barcelona City Council

Free advisory service for people who want to start up or have a business in Nou Barris or Ciutat Vella

Assessment

Free advisory service for people who want to start up or have a business in Nou Barris or Ciutat Vella.

Economic Activation Point of Barris: 665888805 / punteconomicnb@barcelonactiva.cat

Economic Activation Point of Ciutat Vella: 606392986 / punteconomiccv@barcelonactiva.cat

Barcelona City Council

Barcelona Time Pact

Information and other resources

A city pact that promotes carrying out actions so that people can live and organise their daily life times according to their needs in a collective framework of coexistence.

Barcelona City Council

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Improvements in the management of the unemployment payment for workers affected by a ERTO (Temporary Regulation of Employment)

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Workers affected by an ERTO will be paid unemployment benefit without the accumulated period for the right to the benefit being discounted.  In the same way, those people who have not generated the minimum period worked to have the right, will be paid anyway.  These are exceptional measures of the Royal Decree Law 8/2020 and Royal Decree Law 9/2020

Government of Spain

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Search engine of extraordinary grants from local councils and other institutions

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Councils and other institutions offer extraordinary grants to deal with the impact of COVID-19.

Diputació de Barcelona

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New contributions for temporary domestic workers

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Temporary workers who have not contributed the minimum amount to receive unemployment benefits will be entitled to 430 Euros. In the same way, domestic workers who have reduced the activity will be able to receive up to 70% of their contribution base. Available since May 5th, 2020. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree 11/2020.

Government of Spain

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Measures to support the cultural sector to address the impact of COVID-19

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Package of measures published in Royal Decree 17/2020 pending activation for working people, self-employed and companies in the sector.

Government of Spain

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Right to adapt the work schedule and/or reduction in the working day for caring for people

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The adaptation of the work schedule and/or reduction of the working day is promoted of up to 100% for caring for people. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree Law 8/2020.

Government of Spain

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Guide to good practice in work centers

Information and other resources

Updated guide (April 11, 2020) of recommendations for the incorporation of workers into workplaces in order to prevent further spread of COVID-19.

Government of Spain

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Guide for action in the labour field

Information and other resources

The Ministry of Work and Social Economy places at the disposal of all the citizenship a guide of action in the labour field.

Government of Spain

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Recommendations for companies and workers

Information and other resources

Recommendations for companies and workers about actions linked to the situations that may be produced due to the effect of the COVID-19.

Employment Relations Council (Government of Catalonia), CCOO, UGT, PIMEC, Foment del Treball Nacional

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Information and resources UGT

Information and other resources

The UGT provides all the people interested with information and resources about the COVID-19 through its website or by calling 669 763 172.

UGT

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Information and resources CCOO

Information and other resources

CCOO provides all the people interested with information and resources about the COVID-19 through its website or by calling 933 100 000.

CCOO

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Emotional support telephones for the effects of COVID-19

Assessment

Emotional support service for all collectives:

General population: 649 756 713 (Mon-Sun 9am-8pm).

Self-employed (key autonoms2020): 900 505 805 (Mon-Sun 6am to midnight).

Domestic workers and carers (key domicilio2020): 900 505 805 (Mon-Sun 6am to midnight).

Professionals of Essential Services: 93 567 88 56 (Mon-Sun 9am-10pm).

Telephone of Hope: 682 900 500 (24hours). 

Fundació PIMEC and Fundación Salud y Persona, with the support of the Barcelona City Council

Volunteering against coronavirus

Information and other resources

Do you want to offer your knowledge and experience to collaborate with entities that need support? Taula del Tercer Sector has created a platform where you can check all the volunteering offers that they receive.

Taula del Tercer Sector

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Grants to alleviate the costs of canceling the presence of Spanish companies at business fairs

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Grants promoted by ICEX to recover the costs that companies have payed for their presence at business fairs annulled by the emergency situation.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Emergency aid for basic supplies for people affected by the crisis situation caused by COVID-19

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The Generalitat de Catalunya has launched an extraordinary aid for the economic sustainability of families in Catalonia for an amount of two hundred euros, in a single payment, with the aim of facilitating the acquisition of food products, pharmacy and other basic supplies.

Government of Catalonia

Visit the web

Rebates and postponement of municipal taxes for companies

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Exceptional measures of rebates and postponements for the main municipal taxes for companies.

Barcelona City Council

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Services of the Business Support Office for Companies

Assessment

Services of assessment for the self-employed, companies and entities in the Social and Solidarity Economy: constitution, financing, talent management, transmission, internationalization, etc. More information on the website or at oae@barcelonactiva.cat.

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Economic aid - We boost what you do

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Subsidies of up to 80% to fund individual or collective projects that boost the economy in the neighbourhoods. You can receive up to a maximum of €40,000 of the amount subsidised.

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Extraordinary measures to deal with the impact of COVID-19 on the cultural activity and fabric

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Barcelona City Council is launching a first package of measures aimed at the cultural sector to respond to the impact of COVID-19. More information on the website or by email: cultura-covid19@bcn.cat

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Assessment for entrepreneurs

Assessment

If you want to work on a new business project, you can access the Entrepreneurs Services of Barcelona Activa. More information on the website or by calling 901 55 11 55. If you have a Social and Solidarity Economy project, click here.

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Technology training in Cibernàrium

Training

Online technology training to improve technological skills aimed both at professionals and companies. More information on the website or at cibernarium@barcelonactiva.cat.

Barcelona City Council

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Online training for the self-employed, companies and SSE entities

Training

Online training about different topics related to the business world aimed at self-employed people, companies and entities in the Social and Solidarity Economy. More information on the website or at oae@barcelonactiva.cat.

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Free advisory service for people who want to start up or have a business in Nou Barris or Ciutat Vella

Assessment

Free advisory service for people who want to start up or have a business in Nou Barris or Ciutat Vella.

Economic Activation Point of Barris: 665888805 / punteconomicnb@barcelonactiva.cat

Economic Activation Point of Ciutat Vella: 606392986 / punteconomiccv@barcelonactiva.cat

Barcelona City Council

Barcelona Time Pact

Information and other resources

A city pact that promotes carrying out actions so that people can live and organise their daily life times according to their needs in a collective framework of coexistence.

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Moratorium for the payment of taxes and contributions for SMEs and the self-employed (AEAT)

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The Small and Medium-sized Enterprises can request a moratorium of up to 6 months for the payment of taxes (VAT, IS - Company Tax, IRPF - Income Tax). The first three months are not charged.

Government of Spain

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Moratorium on the payment of Social Security contributions by the self-employed and companies

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Self-employed and companies may request a delay in their Social Security contributions. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree 11/2020.

Government of Spain

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Special lines of ICO credit

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Institute of Official Credit (ICO) offers various lines of credits for SMEs and the self-employed to facilitate their liquidity.

Government of Spain

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Extraordinary benefit for the self-employed who reduce their activity

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Self-employed people who have a reduction of income of more than 75% compared with the previous month are entitled to a benefit of 70% of the contribution base. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree Law 8/2020.

Government of Spain

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Easing of the Files for the Temporary Regulation of Employment (ERTO)

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The Files for the Temporary Regulation of Employment (ERTO) will be made flexible so as to maintain jobs. The procedure will be more agile, with exemption of payment of the employer's contribution to the Social Security. The companies will have to keep the workers for a minimum of 6 months to receive the exemption. These are exceptional measures of the Royal Decree Law 8/2020 and Royal Decree Law 9/2020.

Government of Spain

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Search engine of extraordinary grants from local councils and other institutions

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Councils and other institutions offer extraordinary grants to deal with the impact of COVID-19.

Diputació de Barcelona

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Special lines of credit for the tourist sector

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The Institute for Official Credit (ICO) offers a specific line of loans for the self-employed and companies from the tourist sector and related activities to facilitate their liquidity.

Government of Spain

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Direct aid for micro-companies from the tourist sector of Catalonia

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Up to 2,500 Euros in one-time advance payment for micro-companies in the tourism sector affected by COVID-19 in Catalonia.

Government of Catalonia

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Subsidies for entities and companies of trade, services, crafts and fashion

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The Generalitat de Catalunya opens the 2020 call for 7 grant programs for entities and companies in trade, services, crafts and fashion. You can check the deadlines and FAQs here.

Government of Catalonia

Visit the web

Measures to support the cultural sector to address the impact of COVID-19

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Package of measures published in Royal Decree 17/2020 pending activation for working people, self-employed and companies in the sector.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Acelera Plan

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Line of credit of the ICO in order to promote the digitalization of SMEs and to consolidate and foster teleworking. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree Law 8/2020.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Right to adapt the work schedule and/or reduction in the working day for caring for people

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The adaptation of the work schedule and/or reduction of the working day is promoted of up to 100% for caring for people. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree Law 8/2020.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Information for SMEs regarding COVID-19

Information and other resources

Collection of information for SMEs in matters of health, work and industry.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Guide to good practice in work centers

Information and other resources

Updated guide (April 11, 2020) of recommendations for the incorporation of workers into workplaces in order to prevent further spread of COVID-19.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Guide for action in the labour field

Information and other resources

The Ministry of Work and Social Economy places at the disposal of all the citizenship a guide of action in the labour field.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Modification of the period for the application for bankruptcy

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Debtors who are in a state of insolvency will not have the obligation to request the declaration of bankruptcy until 2 months after the end of the state of emergency. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree Law 8/2020.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Aid for the self-employed with affects on their sales

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Aid of up to €2,000 for the self-employed who have suffered a loss in sales comparing the first quarter of 2020 with the first quarter of 2019.

Government of Catalonia

Visit the web

Recommendations for companies and workers

Information and other resources

Recommendations for companies and workers about actions linked to the situations that may be produced due to the effect of the COVID-19.

Employment Relations Council (Government of Catalonia), CCOO, UGT, PIMEC, Foment del Treball Nacional

Visit the web

Exceptional measures and actions for tackling the health crisis of the COVID-19

Information and other resources

Document of measures of interest for the self-employed and companies produced by the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona.

Barcelona Chamber of Commerce

Visit the web

Information for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Information and other resources

The confederation of small and medium-sized enterprises, PIMEC, provides SMEs with information, resources and the prevention protocol for the COVID-19 through its website and also by calling 936 061 500.

PIMEC

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Emotional support telephones for the effects of COVID-19

Assessment

Emotional support service for all collectives:

General population: 649 756 713 (Mon-Sun 9am-8pm).

Self-employed (key autonoms2020): 900 505 805 (Mon-Sun 6am to midnight).

Domestic workers and carers (key domicilio2020): 900 505 805 (Mon-Sun 6am to midnight).

Professionals of Essential Services: 93 567 88 56 (Mon-Sun 9am-10pm).

Telephone of Hope: 682 900 500 (24hours). 

Fundació PIMEC and Fundación Salud y Persona, with the support of the Barcelona City Council

SOS Mentoring - Volunteering for entrepreneurs

Assessment

SOS Mentoring is a volunteer program to help entrepreneurs cope with the situation arising from the health emergency caused by COVID-19.

Autoocupació

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Emergency aid for basic supplies for people affected by the crisis situation caused by COVID-19

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The Generalitat de Catalunya has launched an extraordinary aid for the economic sustainability of families in Catalonia for an amount of two hundred euros, in a single payment, with the aim of facilitating the acquisition of food products, pharmacy and other basic supplies.

Government of Catalonia

Visit the web

Rebates and postponement of municipal taxes for companies

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Exceptional measures of rebates and postponements for the main municipal taxes for companies.

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Services of the Business Support Office for Companies

Assessment

Services of assessment for the self-employed, companies and entities in the Social and Solidarity Economy: constitution, financing, talent management, transmission, internationalization, etc. More information on the website or at oae@barcelonactiva.cat.

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Economic aid - We boost what you do

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Subsidies of up to 80% to fund individual or collective projects that boost the economy in the neighbourhoods. You can receive up to a maximum of €40,000 of the amount subsidised.

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Economic aid - We strengthen the Social and Solidarity Economy

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Subsidies of up to 80% for funding the creation and strengthening of cooperatives, entities and projects of the Social and Solidarity Economy.

Barcelona City Council

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Support for capturing talent

Assessment

Specialized service for recruitment and pre-selection of candidates from a database of more than 70,000 people, and advice on hiring issues.

Given the exceptional situation, the action protocols for the management of offers by Barcelona Activa have been modified to meet the needs of companies, self-employed people and entities that, due to the situation of health emergency, need to incorporate personnel into their staff.

Barcelona City Council

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Extraordinary measures to deal with the impact of COVID-19 on the cultural activity and fabric

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Barcelona City Council is launching a first package of measures aimed at the cultural sector to respond to the impact of COVID-19. More information on the website or by email: cultura-covid19@bcn.cat

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Assessment for entrepreneurs

Assessment

If you want to work on a new business project, you can access the Entrepreneurs Services of Barcelona Activa. More information on the website or by calling 901 55 11 55. If you have a Social and Solidarity Economy project, click here.

Barcelona City Council

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Resources and materials for consultation to find out more about issues related to the Social and Solidarity Economy

Information and other resources

Online resource repository on specific aspects of the Social and Solidarity Economy that can be consulted from home to find out about ideas, projects and organizations for the Social and Solidarity Economy or improve specific aspects: social economy business directory; + fàcil einESS (Easier SSE Tools), tools for associations; or the 'Compass' of Socio-Economic Innovation.

Barcelona City Council

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Repository of material and information relevant to SSE companies

Information and other resources

Information and resources from organizations in Catalonia and the rest of Spain, as well as the European Commission, which SSE entities can access.

Barcelona City Council

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Technology training in Cibernàrium

Training

Online technology training to improve technological skills aimed both at professionals and companies. More information on the website or at cibernarium@barcelonactiva.cat.

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Online training for the self-employed, companies and SSE entities

Training

Online training about different topics related to the business world aimed at self-employed people, companies and entities in the Social and Solidarity Economy. More information on the website or at oae@barcelonactiva.cat.

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Free advisory service for people who want to start up or have a business in Nou Barris or Ciutat Vella

Assessment

Free advisory service for people who want to start up or have a business in Nou Barris or Ciutat Vella.

Economic Activation Point of Barris: 665888805 / punteconomicnb@barcelonactiva.cat

Economic Activation Point of Ciutat Vella: 606392986 / punteconomiccv@barcelonactiva.cat

Barcelona City Council

Barcelona Time Pact

Information and other resources

A city pact that promotes carrying out actions so that people can live and organise their daily life times according to their needs in a collective framework of coexistence.

Barcelona City Council

Visit the web

Moratorium for the payment of taxes and contributions for SMEs and the self-employed (AEAT)

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The Small and Medium-sized Enterprises can request a moratorium of up to 6 months for the payment of taxes (VAT, IS - Company Tax, IRPF - Income Tax). The first three months are not charged.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Moratorium on the payment of Social Security contributions by the self-employed and companies

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Self-employed and companies may request a delay in their Social Security contributions. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree 11/2020.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Improvements in the financing instruments of the CDTI (Centre for Industrial Technological Development)

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Improvements in the CDTI financing instruments: exemption from guarantees, acceleration in the management of eligible R&D&I projects, extension throughout the national territory of LIC-A, and simplification of the justification period. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree Law 8/2020.

Government of Spain

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Refinancing of ENISA Loans (National Enterprise of Innovation)

Funding, subsidies and rebates

New refinancing conditions for companies that have an ENISA loan.

ENISA

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Special lines of ICO credit

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Institute of Official Credit (ICO) offers various lines of credits for SMEs and the self-employed to facilitate their liquidity.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Acelera Plan

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Line of credit of the ICO in order to promote the digitalization of SMEs and to consolidate and foster teleworking. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree Law 8/2020.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Extraordinary benefit for the self-employed who reduce their activity

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Self-employed people who have a reduction of income of more than 75% compared with the previous month are entitled to a benefit of 70% of the contribution base. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree Law 8/2020.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Special lines of credit ICF-Avalis

Funding, subsidies and rebates

ICF and Avalis de Catalunya guarantee 75% of the loans from financial entities with the aim of covering the liquidity needs of Catalan SMEs.  These could be loans of between €100,000 and €2.5 million, at an interest rate limited to the price of the EURIBOR at 12 months, plus a maximum differential of 2.5%.

Government of Catalonia

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Easing of the Files for the Temporary Regulation of Employment (ERTO)

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The Files for the Temporary Regulation of Employment (ERTO) will be made flexible so as to maintain jobs. The procedure will be more agile, with exemption of payment of the employer's contribution to the Social Security. The companies will have to keep the workers for a minimum of 6 months to receive the exemption. These are exceptional measures of the Royal Decree Law 8/2020 and Royal Decree Law 9/2020.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Search engine of extraordinary grants from local councils and other institutions

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Councils and other institutions offer extraordinary grants to deal with the impact of COVID-19.

Diputació de Barcelona

Visit the web

Modification of the period for the application for bankruptcy

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Debtors who are in a state of insolvency will not have the obligation to request the declaration of bankruptcy until 2 months after the end of the state of emergency. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree Law 8/2020.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Special line of funding for exporting companies

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Line of risk coverage to companies that export regularly (over 4 years and over 33% of turnover). These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree Law 8/2020.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Special lines of credit for the tourist sector

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The Institute for Official Credit (ICO) offers a specific line of loans for the self-employed and companies from the tourist sector and related activities to facilitate their liquidity.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Direct aid for micro-companies from the tourist sector of Catalonia

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Up to 2,500 Euros in one-time advance payment for micro-companies in the tourism sector affected by COVID-19 in Catalonia.

Government of Catalonia

Visit the web

Measures to support the cultural sector to address the impact of COVID-19

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Package of measures published in Royal Decree 17/2020 pending activation for working people, self-employed and companies in the sector.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Subsidies for entities and companies of trade, services, crafts and fashion

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The Generalitat de Catalunya opens the 2020 call for 7 grant programs for entities and companies in trade, services, crafts and fashion. You can check the deadlines and FAQs here.

Government of Catalonia

Visit the web

Grants to alleviate the costs of canceling the presence of Spanish companies at business fairs

Funding, subsidies and rebates

Grants promoted by ICEX to recover the costs that companies have payed for their presence at business fairs annulled by the emergency situation.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Right to adapt the work schedule and/or reduction in the working day for caring for people

Funding, subsidies and rebates

The adaptation of the work schedule and/or reduction of the working day is promoted of up to 100% for caring for people. These are exceptional measures of Royal Decree Law 8/2020.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Information for SMEs regarding COVID-19

Information and other resources

Collection of information for SMEs in matters of health, work and industry.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Guide to good practice in work centers

Information and other resources

Updated guide (April 11, 2020) of recommendations for the incorporation of workers into workplaces in order to prevent further spread of COVID-19.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

Guide for action in the labour field

Information and other resources

The Ministry of Work and Social Economy places at the disposal of all the citizenship a guide of action in the labour field.

Government of Spain

Visit the web

ACCIÓ Virtual Desk

Information and other resources

Strengthening IT attention channels for companies by ACCIÓ. It also includes an access to the Maketplace about companies' solutions for the COVID-19 effects. 

Government of Catalonia

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Specific information and resources for the tourism sector in the face of the health emergency

Information and other resources

Compilation of recommendations and useful information for companies working in the tourism sector.

Government of Catalonia

Visit the web

Recommendations for companies and workers

Information and other resources

Recommendations for companies and workers about actions linked to the situations that may be produced due to the effect of the COVID-19.

Employment Relations Council (Government of Catalonia), CCOO, UGT, PIMEC, Foment del Treball Nacional

Visit the web

Exceptional measures and actions for tackling the health crisis of the COVID-19

Information and other resources

Document of measures of interest for the self-employed and companies produced by the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona.

Barcelona Chamber of Commerce

Visit the web

Information for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Information and other resources

The confederation of small and medium-sized enterprises, PIMEC, provides SMEs with information, resources and the prevention protocol for the COVID-19 through its website and also by calling 936 061 500.

PIMEC

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Information on COVID-19

Information and other resources

Foment Nacional del Treball (The Catalan Employers' Association) offers information, resources and intervention protocols on COVID-19.

Foment del Treball Nacional

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Online training for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Training

The confederation of small and medium-sized enterprises, PIMEC, provides online training for SMEs.

PIMEC

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Emotional support telephones for the effects of COVID-19

Assessment

Emotional support service for all collectives:

General population: 649 756 713 (Mon-Sun 9am-8pm).

Self-employed (key autonoms2020): 900 505 805 (Mon-Sun 6am to midnight).

Domestic workers and carers (key domicilio2020): 900 505 805 (Mon-Sun 6am to midnight).

Professionals of Essential Services: 93 567 88 56 (Mon-Sun 9am-10pm).

Telephone of Hope: 682 900 500 (24hours). 

Fundació PIMEC and Fundación Salud y Persona, with the support of the Barcelona City Council

Main clarifications and consequences of the exceptional measures published from the point of view of the cooperatives

Information and other resources

The Federation of Cooperatives has prepared a website that includes information about the impact on the cooperative world of the exceptional measures published in relation to COVID-19.

Federació de Cooperatives de Treball de Catalunya

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SOS Mentoring - Volunteering for entrepreneurs

Assessment

SOS Mentoring is a volunteer program to help entrepreneurs cope with the situation arising from the health emergency caused by COVID-19.

Autoocupació

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