Guide to Starting a Home Improvement Business

Becoming a home improvement contractor is a profitable endeavor. No matter the climate of the housing market, whether it’s in an upward or downward trend, people who are into this type of business will do well. When homes are in demand, sellers will shell out money to make their home […]

Home-Based Business? Home Insurance Isn’t Enough

Starting and growing a small business might be your passion project, but running it from home can be a lot to handle — especially when you consider the additional risks. And consider this — a home insurance policy may not be enough to protect your business assets. For example, your […]

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 […]

3 Steps to Find a Location for Your Business

Looking to open a business location? In this online age of Amazon and digital media, there has never been so much information available to go alongside the increased competition from online suppliers. It has never been more important to do your research before opening a brick and mortar store. But […]

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 […]

Five Tips for Becoming a Popup Market Vendor

The popularity of community events such as farmers markets, car free days and Christmas markets has soared in British Columbia in recent years. Not only are these events an excellent day out for the family, they also represent an amazing opportunity for entrepreneurs to get their product in front of […]