SBBC Launches Make it Happen: A Business Goal Setting Workshop

Unsure of how to achieve your business goals? Entrepreneurs, caught up in the day-to-day running of their business, can lack the time to set business goals. Our Business Goal Setting Workshop will help participants to dedicate time to set goals, provide tools to develop targeted goals and define the actions […]

Introducing the New and Improved Small Business BC Website

It’s a big day here at the Small Business BC office as we finally unveil our new and improved website. This project is the culmination of years of planning and hard work that touched upon most of our staff and we couldn’t be more appreciative of their efforts. With a […]

Nominations Open for the 2020 SBBC Awards and OFB Awards

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – nominations are now open for the 2020 Small Business BC Awards! For the last 17 years, the Small Business BC Awards have recognized the invaluable contributions and achievements of BC small business owners. In our province, small businesses are an essential […]

How to Set the Right Example for Young Workers

Between 2014 and 2018 around 18 young workers were injured daily on the job in B.C. But, a proactive approach from employers is trying to turn the tide. It starts by setting the right example for young workers. Work can be intimidating for young people, especially when they’re new to […]

The Best Business Books for Starting a Business

What do Warren Buffet, Bill Gates and Mark Cuban have in common? Well, apart from their entrepreneurial prowess and devotion to philanthropy, the three are known for their love of reading business books. In fact, Buffet attributes his business acumen in large part to his voracious appetite for page turning: […]

Prepared BC: Emergency Plan for Small Businesses

This resource is designed to help small business owners plan and prepare for emergencies that could interrupt operations. Use this template as a starting point and add to it as needed. One simple step today can make a difference in how effectively your business responds to and recovers from a disaster.