Is a Virtual Company the Best Option for Your Business?

By Ian In standard18th May, 2016 Is a Virtual Company the Best Option for Your Business?

There are very few people who will tell you that they enjoy the morning commute to their office and the late afternoon or evening commute home, but what is the alternative? What about an office commute that’s as short as the walk from your bedroom to your home office? The idea of having a virtual

Business Centres: Watch out for Hidden Costs!

By Ian In standard12th May, 2016 Business Centres: Watch out for Hidden Costs!

The concept of service offices and business centres is great for small business owners who do not want the capital expense costs of opening an office in traditional raw office space. However, some serviced offices come with hidden costs that business owners do not expect. When renting an all-inclusive office space, make sure that you

Seminar or Training Rooms Should Have a Venue Checklist

By Ian In standard9th May, 2016 Seminar or Training Rooms Should Have a Venue Checklist

So you are conducting a seminar or training session. But from where are you doing it – and what will you need to make it a success? Before we go over the checklist that you need, let’s talk about the location. Yes, even for training sessions and seminars, the “location, location, location” rule applies! The

Why Open a Branch Office in Toronto, Canada?

By Terry Van Horne In standard5th May, 2016 Why Open a Branch Office in Toronto, Canada?

In the digital age, the number of opportunities available to businesses is greater than ever because ubiquitous connectivity means the world is at your fingertips. So your customers can be almost anywhere! The only barrier to opportunities becoming realities is your ability to communicate and compete in new markets. Whether it be a large or small business or

How to gain new customers using seminars and training

By Ian In standard3rd May, 2016 How to gain new customers using seminars and training

Many small business owners attended seminars and training room sessions when they were first starting out, just to get some knowledge and a feel for what it was like to be their own boss. Even as their business continues to grow, smart business owners seek out training and business seminars for growth – especially free

Serviced offices might just be your best flexwork solution

By Ian In standard26th April, 2016 Serviced offices might just be your best flexwork solution

Serviced offices can offer small businesses more flexibility than normal longer-lease (traditional office space) properties and enable you to expand or contract as your business needs change. Most businesses that rent serviced offices are looking for short-term lease agreements. Serviced office providers rent out serviced offices on a rolling basis, meaning that you will only

Suggestions on managing the virtual office revolution

By Ian In standard26th April, 2016 Suggestions on managing the virtual office revolution

In a previous blog Ways grow your Small Business quickly, we mentioned that one of the fastest ways to grow your business is by hiring virtual office staffers that you do not need to create office space for. To some companies this might be easy; but others have the fear of losing the ability to

Ways to grow your small business quickly

By Ian In standard20th April, 2016 Ways to grow your small business quickly

Growing your small business is not as easy as you think – and it is not as easy as just throwing money back into it. Most often the way your business needs to grow is by adding team members to manage the operations and service your customers. Housing all your employees in one place is

How to find the perfect office space

By Ian In standard12th April, 2016 How to find the perfect office space

In some of our previous blogs like “Your Office Space Toronto Location is Key to Your Success” we talked about the importance of where you locate your office and the much-touted “location, location, location.” But there is much more to finding the perfect office space for your business – you have to find somewhere that

How to do business in Canada: Choosing a business structure

By Terry Van Horne In standard7th April, 2016 How to do business in Canada: Choosing a business structure

In the post expanding your service based business into Canada, we discussed some considerations you should examine before you begin to move a service-based business into Canada. In this post, I will explain the different types of legal entities that can be used to do business “with Canada” and “in Canada.” The legal structures open