Applications are open for the 500 grants available to small and medium-sized enterprises to hire workers for nine months. These individuals must be over 18 and have been officially registered as unemployed for at least two months. The contracts are on a full or half workday basis, with the exception of specific works and service contracts,
and the self-employed.
Since Fundación MAPFRE launched this initiative, close to 5,000 companies and workers in Spain have benefited and it has managed to improve the development of small and mediumsized enterprises, while also strengthening the self-employed sector and social enterprises.