Entrepreneurship and Business

Foment del Treball needs to know how to meet the challenges faced by employers in Catalonia. The current economic climate obliges us to be permanently aware in order to create and encourage the best conditions for business activity. Given an unfavorable context, we offer and propose solutions.

In this sense, the lines of action of Foment del Treball for the company and entrepreneurship are directly related to the operation of the business unit.

Lines of action

  • It identifies the problems of access to credit for viable business activities from the perspective of the coherence of the business, but strangled by lack of liquidity.

  • To the extent possible, it identifies and fosters the articulation of mechanisms to facilitate new financing.

  • It facilitates access to new markets, especially foreign, when the local market is weak.

  • It facilitates the reorientation of the activity through innovation.

  • Better regulation: Promotes continuous reform of the regulations which affect the existing business activity, identifying inadequate standards and proposing more efficient alternatives, as well as assuring a favorable framework for the creation of new companies.

  • It fosters a climate that favors entrepreneurship. Administrative, financial, taxation, labor, academic, and direct aid proposals.

  • It fosters the direct relationship between professionals and managers from the different management areas of the company, so as to improve the know-how of the day-to-day management of the business.

More issues


Analysing and tracking the evolution of the global economic context is one of the objectives of Foment del Treball

Labour Relations

From a business point of view, necessary reforms for the modernization of the labour market need to achieve quality employment.

Sustainibility and Environment

Making the defense of general principles of market freedom compatible with the environmental commitment is the backbone of Foment del Treball.


Foment del Treball is aware of the planning tools and proposals oriented towards the industrial sector.


One of the objectives is favoring business competitiveness. And to be competitive, the investments in research, development, and innovation are indispensable.

Training and Business

Training and the link between the academic and the business worlds are essential for the productivity of the country.


Energy sources and the debate on their future are important key points in a time of change and an adverse economic situation.


Economic recovery must happen in order to set priorities and assure the creation of basic infrastructures (railway, environmental, technological, energy, etc.).


Growing is looking forward. Being able to access foreign markets is an opportunity for companies with a vocation for development.