Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE)

Posted on Mar 25, 2014 "For 30 years CAFE has been helping families in business succeed by bringing them together to share knowledge and experiences. CAFE is where Canadian business families connect with peers and resources for success." - CAFE [...]

By |2017-07-24T13:38:57+00:00July 21st, 2017|FAMILY BUSINESS, WEBSITE & LINKS|0 Comments

Pros and Cons of a Home Office

Posted on Apr 20, 2017 Pros Cons Convenience for you Time flexibility Lower start-up costs You can write off a portion of your home operating expenses Cost savings on child care You can be more casual No commute You determine [...]

By |2017-07-24T13:00:32+00:00April 20th, 2017|ARTICLES, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Taking Advantage of Cash Discounts

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 When a supplier agrees to extend credit to your business, one of the things you’ll need to negotiate are credit terms. These terms spell out how long you have to pay. We outlined some of [...]

By |2017-07-24T12:59:37+00:00March 16th, 2017|ARTICLES, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Business Structures

Posted on Mar 09, 2017 Business Structures When a person decides they want to open their own business, they need to determine what type of structure it’s going to take. Will it be an unincorporated business or an incorporated company? Not too difficult!  [...]

By |2017-07-24T12:58:51+00:00March 9th, 2017|ARTICLES, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments

Request for Payout of Credit Balance

<Date here> <Vendor Name here> <Vendor Address here> <Vendor City, Province here> <Vendor Postal Code here> Re:  Account Number - <Enter your account number/code here> To Whom It May Concern: Our bill/statement dated <enter date here> is currently showing a [...]

By |2017-07-21T18:36:55+00:00March 2nd, 2017|RESOURCES, TEMPLATES|0 Comments

Payment Plan Proposal

<Date here> <Customer Name here> <Customer Address here> <Customer City, Province here> <Customer Postal Code here> Accounts Payable Department: We have been in contact with you over the course of the last several months regarding payment of your past due [...]

By |2017-07-21T18:52:44+00:00February 17th, 2017|RESOURCES, TEMPLATES|0 Comments

Letter of Employment

To Whom It May Concern: This letter is to confirm employment for . started working for on . Position/responsibilities include; . is currently earning per annum. Should you require any further information please contact the undersigned. Regards, Letter_of_Employment

By |2017-07-21T18:59:01+00:00February 12th, 2017|RESOURCES, TEMPLATES|0 Comments

Accounts Payable

One of the cheapest forms of financing available to your small business is credit from your suppliers. This is known as trade credit. Trade credit is a buy now/pay later arrangement between a buyer (your company) and a seller (your [...]

By |2017-07-24T12:58:04+00:00February 2nd, 2017|ARTICLES, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments

How to Pick an Accountant

Posted on Jan 26, 2017 I was at a small business seminar recently where the speaker asked “Who here loves their accountant? Only one person raised their hand. Yikes. While the speaker didn’t ask why nobody else raised their hand, [...]

By |2017-07-24T12:55:33+00:00January 26th, 2017|ARTICLES, FINANCE & LEGAL, RESOURCES|0 Comments