What’s Happening in July 2018 at Small Business BC

This July, take your small business to summer school with the learning opportunities available at Small Business BC. June’s month of free education was a massive success thanks to the enthusiasm and support of BC’s small business community. And, to help continue growing your entrepreneurial skillset, we’re giving you 15% off […]

4 Tips to Future-Proof Your Business

Change is coming for Canadian entrepreneurs and the best way to prepare is to future-proof your business. According to a recent study by BDC, six trends are set to impact on the way we do business in the coming years: The Aging Workforce – Canada’s annual working-age population growth […]

How to Start a Tourism Business in BC

British Columbia’s tourism industry is linked directly to over 133,000 jobs across our province. And, the good news is, business is currently booming. In 2017 alone over 20.6 million overnight visitors arrived. This represents an increase of 3.3 per cent over 2016’s figures, or 181,700 extra visitors. Impact on the […]

Interested in a Tofino Coworking Space?

Known for its rugged natural beauty and world class surfing, Tofino has long been considered a ‘must-visit’ on Vancouver Island’s pristine west coast. In the coming months, this picturesque village could take a leap into the 21st century with the creation of a potential Tofino coworking space. The Tofino-Long […]

10 Tips for Disaster Proofing Your Business

Depending on where your business is located in British Columbia, you face a number of potential threats. If the worst were to happen, is your business prepared to survive? That’s why we’ve put together these 10 tips for disaster proofing your business. While none of us like to ponder […]

What’s Happening in April 2018 at Small Business BC?

Believe it or not, we’re almost a third of the way through 2018. It may feel like only yesterday we rang in the New Year, but the clock is ticking on hitting your business targets for the year. What better opportunity to get started, than by indulging in some educational […]

Guide to Buying an Existing Business

Just because you want to own a business doesn’t mean you must start from scratch. More and more entrepreneurs are skipping the start-up phase, a time when most new enterprises fail, and buying an existing business. When you buy a business, you take over an enterprise with a number of […]