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Ride for a Cure!

Ride for a Cure!
November 19, 2015

Communities Count.

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Should you have a succession plan?

Should you have a succession plan?
November 19, 2015

Should you have a succession plan? The simple answer is YES! Succession is a word that is often used, but what does it really mean? A complex and confusing topic, it lingers as the unspoken part of business planning, too large to tackle, genuinely the elephant in the room.

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Changes to GST/HST returns

Changes to GST/HST returns
November 19, 2015

Are you registered for GST / HST? Do you depend on the form showing up in the mail as a reminder that your return is due? CRA is changing how you receive your forms and online access code. The notice below is now going out with the return forms. Starting October 19, 2015 you will receive a permanent Web Access Code (instead of receiving a unique code every filing period), and all your remittance vouchers for the upcoming year. Your filing periods and due dates stay the same.

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Recruiting in the Fall

Recruiting in the Fall
November 19, 2015

When aiming to recruit the best and brightest talent for your workforce, understanding recruitment cycles can give your organization an edge over your competition. Studying trends within the labour market expose reoccurring patterns that are consistent year after year, such as hiring surpluses that seem to follow every summer. As we move towards the end of the third fiscal quarter, many organizations will find their HR departments preparing to sift through hundreds of resumes and host back-to-back interviews – but why during this time? Well, there are many reasons why the fall is great time for an organization to onboard fresh talent.

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Pay Yourself Instead of the Tax Collector!

Pay Yourself Instead of the Tax Collector!
November 19, 2015
| Taxes

You have been working hard and your small business is now making money….now what? You will probably want to be re-investing money into your business to help it grow - but remember - you also need to pay yourself!

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Is it Business or is it Personal?

Is it Business or is it Personal?
November 19, 2015

In the romantic comedy classic “You’ve Got Mail”, Tom Hanks’ character owns a book selling superstore that puts Meg Ryan’s small bookshop out of business. In response he says “It wasn’t …personal” and implies it was just business. Meg Ryan’s character responds “All that means is it wasn’t personal to you. But it was personal to me…….Whatever else anything is, it ought to begin by being personal.”

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5 Keys to Small Business Success

5 Keys to Small Business Success
November 18, 2015

Small business drives the Canadian economy. December 2012 Industry Canada statistics indicate there were 1.1 Million businesses in Canada. Seventy five percent of these businesses (830,000) had less than 10 employees. Eighty seven percent had less than 20 employees. Based on our experiences building our own businesses and observing and helping clients build theirs, we have outlined 5 keys to small business success.

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