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Monday, June 24, 2013

Santander accused of trying to offload hundreds of staff on the quiet – and that’s just the start

Banco Santander is a huge employer in Spain, and indeed wider afield, and recently the banking giant merged with Banesto. The result of this has been a programme of branch closures and “voluntary redundancies” offered to staff who wish to leave. These redundancies are entirely voluntary, it has been stressed, but how voluntary are they [...]


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Unlike so many journalists writing about the resorts, Pamela has not only actually been to Tenerife, she lived on the island for 16 years, for the majority of that time in a rural valley immersed in the local culture in a way that few outsiders have been privileged to do and gaining a wealth of knowledge about the island, its people, their customs, fiestas and celebrations that she is now able to share via this site. Fluent in Spanish, she also translated and reported for the various English-language newspapers.

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