Chase your Dreams, Not Late Payments: Strategies for Getting Paid in 2018 and Beyond

In today’s digital world, technology has made it easy for customers to pay for purchases almost instantly; but for some SMBs (small and medium businesses), late payments provide a frustrating experience. Businesses rely on a steady flow of cash to build a profitable and sustainable business. If payments are late, […]

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Better Financial Management

While most people consider the holidays a time to kick back and relax, many small business owners are taking advantage of their down-time to review the past year, and to plan for an even more successful new year. We find that December and January is often an ideal time to […]

What’s Going on in December at Small Business BC?

The Holiday Season is often described as a time of giving, and there’s no better gift for your small business than the gift of education. This December we’re decking the halls of Small Business BC with a packed education calendar featuring 19 new and returning seminars and webinars, as well […]

BC Wildfires Edition: Free Ask an Accountant or Ask a Lawyer

Do you need legal or accounting advice because your small business has been affected by the BC Wildfires? The Province of British Columbia and Small Business BC are offering FREE specialized service support to businesses in British Columbia affected by the 2017 Wildfires. There will be two specialized services. Special […]

What to Look Out For When Doing Your Own Bookkeeping

Many small businesses do their own bookkeeping. And why not? Initially, when your business is small, the bookkeeping is quite simple. But what are the things you should look out for when you’re managing your own books? Ensure Your Bank Accounts and Credit Cards Are Reconciled This may seem foundational, […]

Boost Your Productivity and Your Bottom Line

A poorly organized workplace could be costing you a lot of money, without you realising it. Here are five steps to help you assess and change your workspace to increase productivity: