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Small business legal issues: Tips from entrepreneurs

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

When we spoke with Canadian entrepreneurs, the topic of legalities, applications, documents and filing were a major area of concern. Small business owners told us stories of getting hit with fines and lump sums of taxes due that they didn’t see coming. Whether you’re unaware or forgetful of legal issues, you won’t get away with […]

2018 tax tips for Canadian entrepreneurs

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

It’s tax time yet again. Are you prepared? Here are some tax-related blog posts that will hopefully help you get through tax season organized and feeling prepared. Accounting records that small business owners must keep Tip of the Month: Small Business Record Keeping Home-based small business deductions What do you do if you make a […]

Writing a job description

Saturday, March 17th, 2018

When you’re ready to hire your first employee, the job description deserves careful attention. A good job description will give prospective hires a clear idea of what you’re looking for, and will attract people you have in mind. A bad job description, on the other hand, can lead to confusion and wasted time. Here are […]

Running a successful family business with non-family employees

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Approximately 80% of all businesses in Canada are family-owned and operated. It’s a popular form of small business, but of course, not all of those businesses are solely staffed by family. In fact, family businesses often experience a high turnover rate of employees outside of the family. How can your family business maintain its welcoming and […]

Is your investor right for your business?

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Approaching venture capital or angel investors is never easy, and getting interest in your small business can be exciting. However, not all investors are created equal. It’s vital to ensure that your potential investor is actually a good fit for your business – and will help rather than hinder. Here are some things to look […]

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