5 Tips to Manage Your Inventory

Managing your inventory is probably something that gets your blood boiling. It’s a tedious task with real business consequences if managed incorrectly. Bad inventory management can lead to slower order fulfillment, which extends your cash flow cycle of money going out of your account and money coming back in. It […]

What is Social Innovation and What Are the Business Opportunities?

Social responsibility has come a long way in the last 10 years. Once a term used by big business as a marketing tactic, there have been major leaps forward for businesses of all shapes and sizes, embracing the community they work in. This growth in popularity has brought with it […]

10 Business Books to Inspire This Spring

For many, spring symbolizes new growth and regeneration. Budding plants and the change in season. Birds making their return back. You name it – change is in the air. It also reminds us to get out of our own shell and start working on our own personal growth goals. So […]

Celebrating National Co-op Week—An Employer Perspective

Co-operative education has been putting education to work in Canada for well over 50 years. March 16, 2015 marks the start of Co-operative Education Week, a week dedicated to celebrating co-op successes and student achievements across the country. What is Co-op and How Can It Benefit Your Business? Co-operative education […]

Investing in Your Employees: Facts on the Canada-B.C. Job Grant

Investing in your employees’ education can increase productivity and your competitive edge in the market. Finding the money to finance that education, however, can be a challenge. This is why the Government has created the Canada-B.C. Job Grant. This cost-sharing program will help you offset the expense of your employees […]

How To Promote Your Business With YouTube

By 2017, video will account for 69 per cent of all consumer Internet traffic. That’s quite the opportunity for making an impression. With video marketing growing in popularity, video is becoming an essential part of your marketing strategy.

Tips for Eating Well from 9 to 5

Eating well at work can often be a bit of a challenge. Whether it’s trying to fit in a quick lunch between back-to-back calls with clients, or trying to put together a meal plan for a meeting that everyone will enjoy, it’s easy to see how the healthiest food choices […]

How to Turn a Your Favourite Hobby Into a Profitable Small Business

There are many ways a business idea can evolve, but one of the common scenario’s we see here at Small Business BC is the person who is looking to turn their hobby into a business. Likely, they started making crafts, jewellery, cakes, etc. to give to friends and family as […]

How Road Safety Affects Your Business 

Do you have employees who drive for work? If so, do you have safety policies and procedures in place that cover driving for work purposes? As an employer, you are responsible for the safety of your employees, whether they drive full-time or as part of their job and whether they […]

11 Habits of Confident People

One of the key attributes of successful leaders is confidence. After all, if you do not have confidence in yourself and your business, how can you expect your clients, your suppliers and your competition to? Your mind is a powerful tool. The impact of your thoughts and words cannot be […]