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Auditions for Dragons’ Den start soon!

Saturday, February 15th, 2020

Dragons’ Den auditions are starting soon! Starting in Toronto on Saturday, February 29, the audition tour will be open to the public, as producers hit the road visiting Canadian cities coast-to-coast in search of the country’s best business ideas in need of a Dragon investment. Visit their site to see all the cities and dates, […]

2020 labour/employment standards by province

Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Note: This post first appeared on April 2017. We’re re-posting it here with updated links, to help your small business keep on top of the latest from your provincial government. There are many rules when it comes to your employees’ working conditions, ranging from work hours, overtime and meal breaks to Sunday closings, whistleblower protection, […]

Small business blog posts we liked this week

Saturday, January 25th, 2020

From selling to promoting, here are some small business articles and blog posts we’ve enjoyed lately. We hope you like them too! Selling your small business? Here are six ways to get the best price at the Globe and Mail These are the most sustainable corporations in the world at Fast Company Should You Promote […]

New survey reveals the most annoying phrases used in business emails

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

Recently, Perkbox Insights conducted a survey to find out what phrases people liked to see in email communication, and which ones rankled. Why does this matter? Well, 73% of respondents said that email was their business communication method of choice! According to the survey, “Hi” and “Kind regards” are the best ways to start and […]

7 statistics about Canadian small businesses

Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Now that it’s a new year – and a new decade – we wanted to take stock of the state of small business in Canada. Here are seven recent statistics about Canadian small businesses. Of the employer businesses in Canada, 1.18 million (97.9%) were small businesses, with 1-99 employees. Ontario had the highest number of […]

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