Author Archives: Halton Business

Meet our Starter Company Plus grant recipients!

In April, the Halton Region Small Business Centre kicked off its Starter Company Plus program. After months of training and mentoring, participants delivered their business plans for review by one of our Business Consultants and a committee of local professionals … Continue reading

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Do you procrastinate?

Are you a stressed business owner?   Do you put things off until tomorrow because you do not want to deal with them today?  You might be a procrastinator! According to Vocabulary.com, “A procrastinator is a person who delays or puts … Continue reading

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Data Insights – Halton exporters forecast strong growth

Nearly one in three Halton businesses exported products or services last year. Of these, 64% exported products, 21% exported services, and 15% exported both. Given Halton Region’s strategic location and proximity to major transportation corridors and the United States market … Continue reading

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Running a Home-Based Business

Operating a home-based business has many advantages.  You can avoid the stress of a daily commute and gain the flexibility of choosing your own clients and creating your own schedule.  Here are some things to consider when planning a home … Continue reading

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Data Insights – Halton’s Q1 Economic Performance

Halton Region Economic Development issues a quarterly report that provides a snapshot of Halton’s economic performance with respect to development, labour force, and real estate markets. Sign-up here to receive the quarterly report in your inbox! Highlights from Halton’s economy … Continue reading

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Halton Region Economic Development and the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)

Halton Region Economic Development and the local municipal economic development offices of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville, had the opportunity to present and exhibit at the Realtor® Quest Trade Show and Conference on May 10th – 11th, presented by … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Originally posted on Halton Business Blog:
A name is important to a business. It is the foundation on which you will build a “brand”. Your name will be spread by your loyal customers and allies. The identity of your business…

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