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Caixabank plans to lay off 18% of staff, it will be the third largest cuts in Spain and the biggest in the history of the financial sector

Financial institution intends to close 1,534 offices across Spain

This comes barely one month after it confirmed its merger with Bankia, on March 26, which made it Spain’s largest lender.

Before the merger, both companies employed over 50,000 people (35,000 at Caixabank and 15,000 at Bankia).

Caixabank is now the largest bank in Spain with around 20 million …

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Andorra has announced an issue of 500 million euros of bonds during the first half of 2021

The Head of Government of Andorra, Xavier Espot, has asked the French Prime Minister Jean Castex to assimilate Andorra, for travel purposes, with the border territories of the Ariège and the Pyrenees Orientales so that visitors to these territories can circulate without having to present a Covid test. Currently, visitors from neighbouring French departments as …

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In 2019 public spending on social protection stood in Andorra amounted to 208.7 million euros

In 2019 public spending on social protection stood in Andorra amounted to 208.7 million euros (an increase of 8.1% compared to 2018). This includes spending on social protection of households and individuals, financed by the Central Administration and the Andorran Social Security Fund (CASS) through benefits, reimbursement of those in the general sector, the retirement …

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New agreement between Caritas d’Urgell and La Caixa

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Last Friday, the Archbishop of Urgell, Joan-Enric Vives, as President of Caritas d’Urgell, signed an agreement with the director of the CaixaBank Institution Center Catalonia, Joaquim Macià, according to which CaixaBank, in collaboration with “la Caixa” Welfare Projects, donates 25,000 euros to Caritas. The donation will be distributed among the five centers …

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The average salary in 2019 is 2,129.44 euros

The Cabinet approved this Wednesday, on the proposal of the Minister of Finance, Eric Jover, the Decree announcing the publication of the average monthly salary of all employees registered in the Social Security Fund (CASS) in 2019, which stood at € 2,129.44. This figure represents an increase of 0.8% compared to 2018. This amount is …

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A conference “Euro banknotes: verifying authenticity and detecting counterfeits” will take place on December 18th

The conference will take place on December 18, at 9.30, at the Chamber of Commerce of Andorra. It will be held by representatives of the Judicial Police and Criminal Investigation Area, such as the National Central Office (OCN), in accordance with the provisions of the Law 17/2013.

This Law is dedicated on the introduction of euro …

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