How to Exit Your Small Business

The decision to exit your small business is a tough one. Whether you choose to sell, transfer to family or friends, or wind the business down, it’s not usually as simple as closing the doors. There are legal, tax, financial and even emotional considerations you should be aware and plan […]

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

With the weather taking a turn for the chilly, November represents the perfect time to polish your holiday season strategy or get your small business off the ground. This month, our educational calendar is stacked with a mix of 30 new and returning seminars, Talk to an Expert consultations and […]

Can You Afford to Sell Your Business?

Thinking about the sale of your business can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. Are you going to get good value for your business, and what does that value look like? Will your years of hard work finally pay off? If you have your advisory team in place to help you […]

How to Identify the Correct Small Business Insurance

Running your own small business can be an exciting but daunting adventure, no matter what kind of business you have. With so much on the go, you’ll be exposed to various risks that could have a huge impact on your day-to-day operations, not to mention your bottom line. With all […]

Explaining Small Business Tax Audits

Few things are more likely to send a shiver down the spine of small business owners than a letter from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) notifying them of an audit. According to estimates, approximately 30,000 audit letters were sent out in 2017. There’s no sure way to avoid being audited, […]

5 Reasons to Move to a Cloud-Based Accounting System

The climate for start-ups is notoriously competitive. With so many small businesses competing for marketshare, it takes a truly exceptional business model to rise to the top. Unfortunately, if your books are not in good shape, you might find yourself in a position where you need to do a lot […]

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

Summer may be drawing to a close, but things are heating up this September at Small Business BC with a packed calendar of education and events. On Thursday, September 6th we play host to our monthly meetup – Growing Global , Importing Success. Come along, network with fellow entrepreneurs and […]

Should Your Small Business Accept Cryptocurrency?

Last winter, cryptocurrency seeped into the mainstream as Bitcoin rose in value to over $20,000 CAD per coin. This led to a rush on every conceivable coin, from established options such as Litecoin and Ethereum, to novelty coins such as Dogecoin and Potcoin. While values have since dropped off, […]