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Music is Valuable to Your Business – and More Affordable than You Think

Have you ever been in a grocery store and heard background music playing overhead? You may not have thought about it, but being in a big-box store, or superstore, without music can be an unsettling experience after so many years … Continue reading

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Online Business Resources @ the Halton Small Business Centre

More and more people are contacting Halton Region, looking for information on starting a new business, whether it’s a small micro-business or a small to medium enterprise. Before meeting with a business consultant, people can access a wealth of information … Continue reading

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How Twenty Minutes Can Benefit Your Business

As an entrepreneur, you will be pulled in different directions.  Getting through the day is not just about surviving; it’s about making the most of your time and being proactive.  Setting aside 20 minutes each day to accomplish tasks or … Continue reading

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Tax time: A perfect time to review financial performance

Every year, small businesses must report income and expenses to determine tax liability to the Canada Revenue Agency. It is not uncommon  for a business owner to focus on the task at hand (reporting deadlines) to avoid late penalties, concentrating … Continue reading

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Three Time Management Tips for Self Employed People

People in all kinds of jobs are feeling the pressure of time constraints. New technology and new ways of work make it easier to get more done, but we manage to fill any found time with new projects and business … Continue reading

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2016 – New Year, New Beginning

With the beginning of the year we typically see many new clients who want to take the first step into entrepreneurship. At the Halton Small Business Centre, we can help make those first steps easy. We want to ensure that … 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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