Tag Archives: partnership

How Important Are Strategic Alliances?

Strategic alliances are also known as partnerships.  When you form an alliance with another business it can be a verbal or written agreement.  What the agreement entails is usually the exchange of information about the other business and they do … Continue reading

Posted in business planning, Halton Small Business Centre, Small Business Advice, Tips and Advice, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in business planning, Halton Small Business Centre, Small Business Advice, Tips and Advice, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Partnership considerations and the three partnership structures

When clients visit the SBEC, a common topic that comes up as a starting point is the various types of business structures. Another layer can be added to this question when discussing partnerships and the different types of partnership business … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Development, Halton Small Business Centre, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Business Partnerships/Strategic Alliances

Partnerships come in many different forms.  You need to consider which one best suits your business structure as you grow and keep the integrity of your business. Internal Partnerships If the foundation of your business is based on a partnership, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Build a Successful Partnership, Not a Sinking Ship

Occasionally, two friends or a couple may consider embarking on a business venture.  The first question to consider is who will be in charge.  This can be a control issue as business can seem to be based on more of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Power of Strong Partnerships

In my recent experience, many of the clients I see visiting us at the Small Business Centre are struggling to afford the people power they need to get their businesses off the ground. Many need to hire the engineer, designer … Continue reading

Posted in Halton Small Business Centre | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Business Insurance — Do Your Research

Your business should have a business plan to help achieve your goals.  The business plan should include a risk assessment. Part of your risk assessment is to identify your insurance needs.  Risk Assessment forces you to consider “What can go … Continue reading

Posted in Halton Small Business Centre, Tips and Advice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment