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Data Insights – Issue #3 Halton Economic Update

Issue #3 of the Halton Economic Update has been released! The Halton Economic Update provides recent highlights of our dynamic business community, key economic metrics and updates on development and real estate activity. Read Issue #3 Sign up to have Halton Economic … Continue reading

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Small Business Resources for Newcomers

More and more new Canadians are seeking information on starting up a new business, whether it’s a micro-business, a small to medium enterprise or starting a business utilizing their foreign education credentials. We often meet with individuals who may have … Continue reading

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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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Six Steps to Better Decision Making

Are you indecisive?   Do you find it hard to make decisions?  Do you second guess yourself after you have made a decision?  If you are, the good thing is that you are not alone.  There are several factors to take … 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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How to take advantage of Halton Small Business Centre’s Lending Library

  Did you resolve to read more in 2016? If you’re looking to focus your reading so that you can learn about how you can start or grow a business, the Small Business Centre can help. The Small Business Centre … Continue reading

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How to plan for the “what if’s” in business

When operating a business, we often find ourselves living “within” the organization on a daily basis, and we can sometimes forget to look “outside” to see what external events could have an impact on our operations or even the viability … Continue reading

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Small Business Centre Resource Review: Scott’s Directory

The Halton Region Small Business Centre maintains a library of resources available specifically to help you with planning and growing your small business. Our library includes printed materials from various government agencies that you can take and keep and a … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

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 will allow you to emotionally connect … Continue reading

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