Category Archives: Halton Small Business Centre

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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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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Student Entrepreneurs – Start Your Business with the Summer Company Program!

Are you a student aged 15-29 and returning to school this fall? Register for Summer Company 2017 offered through the Halton Region Small Business Centre. The deadline for applications is May 6 and there are still a few spots available. … Continue reading

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Are you a student who’s thinking about starting your own business?

Summer Company is now open for applications! The Summer Company Program provides youth ages 15 to 29 that are enrolled in high school or post-secondary school an opportunity to experience what it is like to be an entrepreneur and open … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Halton Business Blog

The Halton Business Blog provides news, resources, tips and expert advice to local entrepreneurs to help them start and grow their business and businesses looking to expand or move to the Greater Toronto Area. Halton is one of the best … Continue reading

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Exploring Halton’s Q3 Economic Performance

Halton Region Economic Development staff 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 it in your inbox!) The following three measures highlight … Continue reading

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Exporting resources for small business

Many businesses, both new and established, look to increase revenues by exporting product to foreign markets.  Exporting for most businesses is an expansion of an existing enterprise, and developing a sound export marketing plan is vital for success. A solid … Continue reading

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