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Start Smart 2: Key Considerations of Starting a Business

From PST to Protecting Your Business

Course Description

The business start-up phase is an exciting time full of opportunity and big decisions. Don’t let your potential business be derailed by taking unnecessary risks. Start Smart 2: Key Considerations of Starting a Business highlights the ways you can protect your business, your employees and yourself from harm.

What Will I Learn?

  • Employment standards including bonding, employees and running a small business

  • Discover ways to protect your business

  • How to handle Provincial Sales Tax (PST)

  • Protecting your intellectual property and not infringing on others

  • How trademarks, patents and designs work

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Please note: all webinar participants will also receive access to a recording for seven days after the live session.


Sufficiently covered a broad range of topics to provide food for thought and guidance for further followup / research. Clifford E.
Session Date & Time
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:30pm to 4:00pm
  • Length: 3 Hours
  • Language: English
  • Subject: Business Planning, Financial, Financial Planning, Industry Regulations, Operations Management, Start Ups
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  • Price: $29
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