Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Business Number – Which One Do You Need?

Q.  I’ve got work as a subcontractor and the business I’ll be working for has asked me for my business number.   What do I need to do to get a business number? A.  A business number is requested by the … Continue reading

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Heed the Warnings – Icebergs Ahead!

The sinking of the Titanic seems to be on everyone’s mind lately.  With the recent release of the 3D movie, the subject has been revisited and discussed from all different angles.  The Titanic was called “unsinkable”, but on April 14, … Continue reading

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Employee or Independent Contractor?

The question of whether to position yourself as an employee or an independent contractor comes up on a weekly basis at our Small Business Centre as clients try to determine their status or the status of those they are looking … Continue reading

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Seasons Change And So Does Your Business

Can you believe it is already April? It seems like just yesterday that we were ringing in the New Year.  Now it’s almost time to put away the winter coats and haul out the patio furniture!

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Marketing Is Not Sales. Both Need To Be Intentional.

In the 1989 movie, Field of Dreams, Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella hears a voice in his corn field telling him, “If you build it, he will come”. I’m confident the voice didn’t mean customers to your new small business. Getting customers … Continue reading

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