Canada Emergency Response Benefit

The Federal Government’s COVID-19 assistance proposals were passed by Parliament and received royal ascent on March 25th. Previously announced benefit proposals, the Emergency Care Benefit and the Emergency Support Benefit were combined into the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (“CERB”). Qualification criteria for the CERB are essentially the same as for the prior plans. A taxable […]

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COVID-19 Government Small Business Measures: Temporary Wage Subsidy

Updated: March 26, 2020 To support small businesses, effective March 25th, the government has implemented a three-month wage subsidy for employees that are employed in Canada. The Federal Government’s COVID-19 assistance proposals were passed by Parliament and received royal ascent on March 25th.     The definition of eligible employers has been broadened. Eligible Employers The subsidy […]

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The Procrastination Traps That Might Get You – and How to Avoid Them

Despite our understanding that dawdling over duties has consequences, it’s normal to want to ignore what’s unappealing in favour of what’s enjoyable, or at least easier. More than one psychology study has suggested we’re hardwired to postpone difficult or unpleasant tasks. But since there’s a clear benefit to regularly meeting goals and deadlines as a business owner, it’s worth recognizing the procrastination traps that might get you – and how you can avoid them.

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5 Reasons to Use a Business Credit Card

You need every available advantage when it comes to running your business. As a flexible, value-added financial tool, a business credit card can give your company access to a wide range of benefits – not the least of which include reward and cash-back options to help support your bottom line.

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Why Your Business Should Accept Mobile Payments

What comes to mind when you think about mobile payments? Emailing money from your phone? Using a mobile wallet? Shopping from a mobile device? In truth, all of these qualify as mobile transactions. And with the rapidly expanding use of mobile technology worldwide, if your business doesn’t accept mobile payments, it may be time to ask yourself why.

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Customer Service Blind Spots You May Be Missing

Caring for customers quickly and seamlessly can mean the difference between repeat sales and clients avoiding your business outright. Don’t drive your buyers into the arms of the competition. Evaluating your practices regularly will help you spot the customer service blind spots you may be missing.

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