Tag Archives: Halton Small Business Consultant

Sole Proprietorship and General Partnership

What business structure is ideal for your business?  The majority of businesses are sole proprietorship (a business owned by one person) or general partnership (a business owned by two or more individuals).  What are some advantages and disadvantages of setting … Continue reading

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What happens if your business plan doesn’t work?

You spent several months planning your business. But since implementation, you’ve noticed that you are not getting the results you had hoped. What do you do?   Consider that plans don’t always come together. If this happens you need to be … Continue reading

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Top things to consider when hiring your first employee

If you are hiring your first employee congratulations!  This is a big step for your small business.   As a new employer you must become fully aware of all of your legal obligations to Revenue Canada and conform to Employment Standards … Continue reading

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Website for Entrepreneurs

Halton Region Small Business Centre (SBC) is a unique resource in Halton, which provides support to “main street” small business owners, youth and new Canadian entrepreneurs.  The SBC is part of a collaborative Network of Entrepreneurs within Ontario assisting entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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3 Things to check when considering hiring your first employee

Hiring a first employee can mark an exciting milestone in the growth of a new business. It is usually and indicator that the business is in demand and needs to be able to do more. Taking on a new employee can … Continue reading

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The importance of benchmarking your financials: Does your business stack up?

In entrepreneurship, it can be difficult to know how you are performing. Unlike in large businesses, there may not yet be year-over-year performance records, or any other internal way of knowing what financial numbers indicate good business management. Benchmarking against … Continue reading

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Salute to Small Business Month

October 1 once again marks the start of Small Business Month – a month that celebrates and recognizes the contribution that small businesses make to their local communities. With many activities and events taking place across the province, it is … Continue reading

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