This page lists all the written and video guides we have produced about starting and doing business.

Choosing Commercial Property
This guide covers... This guide deals with the special things that you will need to take into account when choosing ...
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Powers of Attorney - a Global Guide
Powers of Attorney are much used in international transactions where somebody who would normally have to attend to sign a ...
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Tax: the Taxation of Companies in Spain
In Spain, companies are taxes in a variety of ways. Understanding the system - and how it will work best ...
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businessman at airport
If you want to set up a business in Spain there are plenty of opportunities to do so, especially if ...
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restaurant
There are two group of people who buy commercial property. Those who need it for their own use and those ...
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payment methods
For any business or individual, debt collecting is sometimes a tedious necessity. In Spain, it can be very slow and, ...
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Three young people around a table - they are board members at a company.
Do you need a company in Spain? If so, which type? What are your options and what are their respective ...
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A lego businessman at his desk, grimacing at the camera
Starting a business in a new country is exciting and it can be very profitable. It will certainly change your ...
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Bar in Madrid
The reality often turns out very differently. Hard work. Crippling losses. No spare time. Descent into alcoholism. Sorry to sound ...
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A handshake between two business people, with a third looking on smiling
Many people consider taking over an existing business rather than starting their own, brand new one. There are several advantages ...
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Three young people around a table - they are board members at a company.
More and more people are doing business internationally - either operating solely within their home country or with additional premises ...
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Worker
Some people work for the same employer, without incident or trouble, for years or decades. Others are not so lucky ...
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Currencies from different countries lined up in rolls
Funding international businesses - especially small international businesses - can be tricky. Some would say nearly impossible. Funding them without ...
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Group of people holding a cut-out of a globe
This guide is intended for the person who wants to start up a business based in a foreign country. This ...
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Businessmen from various countries talking together
It is not long ago that most business operated locally or nationally. What they made - or their services - ...
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Business Issues in Spain
Every country has special issues when it comes to doing business. Spain is no exception. This guide focused on some ...
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Doing Business in Spain
Doing business in Spain is an enticing prospect. It is a large market (46 million people) and a trillion dollar ...
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Ease of Doing Business - Global List
The World bank has been monitoring how easy it is to do business in countries around the world since 2001 ...
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A handshake between two people, with a third person smiling
Once you have built a successful business it will (hopefully) build up in value and can later be sold ...
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Taking Over (Buying) a Business in Turkey
Many people consider taking over an existing business rather than starting their own, new one. There are advantages to doing ...
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Starting a Business in Turkey
Turkey is very welcoming when it comes to people wanting to set up new businesses. They realise that new business ...
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Doing Business in Turkey - From Outside the Country
Turkey permits foreigners and foreign businesses of any nationality to do business in Turkey. This is true whether they are ...
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Business Culture in Turkey
Whatever your reason for doing business in Turkey, you will probably find that there are some big differences in business environment and ...
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Three young people around a table - they are board members at a company.
Turkey is one of the least complicated places - and one of the quickest - to set up a company ...
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Martini glasses hanging upsidedown
Lots of bars opened by expats fail - but some succeed, and succeed impressively. What makes the difference between a ...
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A rural Spanish restaurant frontage with many flowerpots.
Many people want to open a restaurant in Spain, and that means there's a lot of competition for expats who ...
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