Small business advocates furious as B.C.’s employer health tax payments begin

Small business advocates furious as B.C.’s employer health tax payments begin

As employers began filing their first payments for B.C.’s new employer health tax Saturday, business advocates are calling on the province to rethink the policy. Muriel Protzer, policy analyst for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), said more than...
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How two aerospace engineers help small enterprises go green

How two aerospace engineers help small enterprises go green

GTarang provides technologically optimised and affordable clean energy solutions Love for a Doordarshan serial called Tarang aired every Sunday in the 1990s was the initial spark. Manvi Dhawan watched the serial at her hometown in Gwalior, while Ratnesh Mish...
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43% of Small Business Owners Say Chinese Tariffs Will Increase Their Costs

43% of Small Business Owners Say Chinese Tariffs Will Increase Their Costs

The longer the US trade war with China continues, the more it will affect small businesses. And according to the latest survey from BizBuySell, it is proving to be true. Almost half or 43% of small business owners said the Chinese...
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58 Percent of Small Businesses Spend 5 Hours or Less on Marketing

58 Percent of Small Businesses Spend 5 Hours or Less on Marketing

How much time do you spend on marketing for your small business? A new survey carried out by OutboundEngine reveals 58% spend five hours or less on marketing. And stress is a major contributing factor for how much time small...
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In the News: Catching Up with the Small Business Persons of the Year

In the News: Catching Up with the Small Business Persons of the Year

We’d be remiss if we let National Small Business Week go without mentioning the event’s champions, as it were. Small Business Trends was able to catch up with the duo the U.S. Small Business Administration named the 2019 National Small Business Persons.....
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Small Business Customers Embrace AI-driven Insights and Advice Integrated Into Online and Mobile Banking

Small Business Customers Embrace AI-driven Insights and Advice Integrated Into Online and Mobile Banking

Average Rating of Financial Insights Delivered to Business Customers Is 4.6 out of 5 Following the success of its AI-driven consumer banking solutions, Personetics now brings the power of AI to small business banking. The Personetics solution is designed to...
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