18 August 2018

Benchmarking Your Business’s Performance Relative to Industry




Knowing where your business stands relative to industry is key for setting goals and measuring growth as a business owner. Canada is a hub for a number of businesses across various industries, each of which has different standards and financial performance indicators. To compare apples with apples, it is important to use industry-specific information in […]

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14 August 2018

Merchant Cash Advance vs. Business Loan – What’s the Deal?




If you’re a small business owner, you’ve probably thought about, or used, a loan at some point for working capital, or taking on a new project. Merchant cash advance and business loans from an online lender are two options small businesses have for financing – but what’s the difference? Both provide fast access to capital, […]

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14 August 2018

5 Benefits of Hiring Co-op Students




If it’s hiring season at your business – it could be time to consider hiring a co-op student. Co-op students are a great way to fulfill temporary positions within your organizations, bring a new perspective, and scout for long-term talent in your organization. Here are five benefits of hiring a co-op student: Tax Credits: If […]

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10 August 2018

4 Benefits of Becoming Incorporated in Canada




As a small business, becoming incorporated can provide a variety of advantages as your firm continues to grow. Here are four benefits of becoming incorporated in Canada. Limited Liability: As a sole proprietorship, you are personally at risk for liabilities in your business. This means in the case of business failure, your personal assets such […]

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