• Barcelona hosts the 43rd edition of the Annual Congress of the IATUR International Association for Time Use Research

    The Barcelona City Council, the Deputation of Barcelona, the Generalitat de Catalunya and the Time Use Week for a Healthy Society will be the co-organizers of the 43rd edition. In Barcelona that will promote the confluence between research and public policies on the use of time and social impact in the framework of the most important international organization congress of time on a global scale. 

  • The Barcelona Time Use for a Healthy Society begins the campaign for healthy time uses in Covid-19 time

    The Barcelona Time Use for a Healthy Society is an initiative for the international promotion of health and wellness policies related to the use of time. In time of confinement due to Covid19, a campaign begins to promote an organization of time that respects the biological clock and that allows sharing quality time and enjoying the little things.

  • Information service for the work environment and economic activity due to the Covid-19 effect (in spanish)

    You will find all the resources and aid from different institutions for the self-employed , companies, cooperatives, entities and working people to face the economic difficulties caused by COVID-19. Barcelona Activa has enabled a call center to attend and refer resources and organizations that can help you. Telephone 900 533 175 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday.

  • How to develop a plan that promotes a healthier, more egalitarian and efficient organization of time in your company

    An efficient company achieves its objectives with a competent use of the resources it has. Considering that people are the most important capital of an organization, it is essential to promote a flexible organization that takes into account the needs of the workers, without prejudices to the objectives of the company.

  • Barcelona Time Agreement

    "A city commitment for a more healthy, egalitarian and efficient organization of time". The Barcelona Time Agreement is a city agreement that promotes performances so that people live and organize their daily life according to their needs in a collective framework of coexistence. - spanish lenguage.

  • Time laboratory

    You will find information and resources about the policies developed by public administrations in different places of Catalonia, Europe and the rest of the World, publications promoted by universities and research groups, a library and video library space

  • Time Reform Pact

    Uses of Time. Álvaro Porro, new Commissioner for Social Economy, Local Development and Consum of Barcelona City Council signs the Time Reform Pact.

  • Grants call for 2020

    General call for grants, activities and district and city services for the year 2020 has already been published. Consult the specific bases and conditions of each of the subsidy lines. As a novelty, you will find the scope of Time Uses assigned to letter Q and Health and Care, to letter D. Applications can be submitted between January 2 and 30, 2020.

  • Barcelona Award to the Innovative Company in Management of Conciliation and Time

    Of the companies that have been presented in this 8th edition, six have done so in each of the categories of micro, small and medium companies except in the case of large companies where nine candidatures have been submitted. 27 candidatures have been presented from various sectors, including social, scientific and technological fields, although companies from the insurance, trade or consultancy sector have also been presented.

  • Published the study "Models of provision of care for people and home support"

    The document explores and analyzes different models of intervention in the economics of care and home in order to generate new models of intervention and approach that promote the universality, dignity and sustainability of these services.

  • Barcelona Cuida is the new space on the field of care

    Barcelona Cuida has already opened its doors. It is a pioneering center in the city of Barcelona that wants to give visibility to all the resources existing in the city in the field of care and make them accessible to everyone.

  • Guide "Let's take care of those who take care of us, it's justice!"

    It is a document that wants to become a useful resource to favor the fair and dignified hiring of domestic and care workers and to respond to the precariousness of the sector. The guide accompanies the citizenship in the knowledge of the terminology, the applicable regulations, the responsibilities and the steps to follow to contract according to the current regulations.

  • Economy of care and municipal policy: towards a democratization of care in the city of Barcelona

    Language: Spanish

    Area: Barcelona
    Subject: Economics of care
    Authors: Sandra Ezquerra (University of Vic); Elba Mansilla (The Invisible City) and City Hall of Barcelona.
    Review: Exploring the provision and reception of care in the city of Barcelona, carrying out qualitative interviews with recipients and providers of care, with the objective of formulating action recommendations to democratize it and place it at the center of political, social and economic priorities.



Fri, 05/29/2020 - 15:16

Greater gender gap during confinement

CARE TASKS. Women spend more hours on care and work the same, so they sleep fewer hours: either because they work at night or because they get up earlier to work.

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 14:41

Tools to improve telework

TELEWORK. The Factor Humà Foundation has published a document on telework where they share tools to better manage work time, work collaboratively and meet remotely.

Mon, 05/25/2020 - 12:55

"Telecommuting or working from home does not mean that people have to be permanently connected"

TELEWORK. Interview about teleworking and confinement with Altekio, a Madrid cooperative specialized in projects of ecosocial transformation and organizational development.

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Highlights of the Web

  • Compact Time

    Compact Time

    Want to pick up the agreements between administration, organizations and citizens to promote quality of life and reconciliation of personal, family and work, through better time management.

  • Time to share

    Time to share

    With the support of the municipal program Time and Quality of Life, a growing group of companies working to promote networking and exchange experiences around a new organization of work that makes possible the harmonization of the personal, family and work.

  • Business Network

    Business Network

    With the support of the City, a growing group of companies working to promote networking and exchange experiences around a new organization of work that makes possible the harmonization of the personal, family and work.

  • LabTime


    A bank of resources available for the citizenship with documents, links and noticies elaborated by institutions of national and international area that they bring information about the evolution of the policies of the time and care, which we will gradually expand.