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Aids addressed to promote the self-employment in the Autonomous Community of Cantabria

Country of implementation
General short description of the innovation
This innovation consists of the promotion of self-employment through a set of measures such as the funding of the Social Security taxes and the protection caused by temporary inability.
Target group
Total Population
Policy Field
  • employment
  • general fiscal
Type of Policy
  • public
Duration of the policy
Scope of innovation
  • Scope: Temporary
  • Budgets: Unspecified
  • Number of intended beneficiaries: Unspecified
  • Spatial coverage: Regional
General description of (intended) objectives and strategies
The main objective is to improve the opportunities of labour market access through their establishment as freelancers or self-employed, generating economic activity, helping to consolidate their own works and promoting the creation of new work positions.
Nature of the innovation-short-term perspective
To fund the Social Security taxes of freelancers
Nature of the innovation-long-term perspective
To consolidate the own work of the self-employed and to promote new work positions
Type of innovation
  • retrenchment or expansion of an existing/earlier policy
New outputs
  • subsidies/tax-credits (The Social Security taxes are funded)
Intended target group
Unemployed people registered as jobseeker in the Employment Office
Working age population
  • employment situation (Unemployed)
  • income level (low/medium/high)
Employers-private institutional actors
The employers are unemployed people becoming self-employed
Actors involved in policy-making/implementation and/or evaluation
  • regional government (The Government of the Autonomous Community of Cantabria)
Intended output
  • others (Non-assessed yet)
Did the innovation have any outcome related to job quantity?
Non-assessed yet
Intended and unintended outcomes
Non-assessed yet
Clarification of outcomes in terms of impacting resilience and labour market inclusion
This is a labour market active policy with the aim of reduce the unemployment rate promoting the self-employment and the hiring of unemployed people.
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