Business Tips

Accessing the 10% Wage Subsidy

Last week the Canadian Government announced a 10% Wage subsidy for small businesses. Yesterday CRA posted guidance around accessing the subsidy. See below for a summary. Please see the CRA Website for further details: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/campaigns/covid-19-update/frequently-asked-questions-wage-subsidy-small-businesses.html...

The Best & Worst of Times…

Given the events of the last week and how COVID-19 is affecting the world I wanted to put out some thoughts about how to manage your business through these unsettling times. I’ve broken this down into 3 sections… The big picture Key questions for...

Getting That New Car Smell…

Recently we’ve been receiving inquiries from businesses that have been in business for under 2 years. Their work is in its early days and they are very conscious of their bank balance and are trying to stay lean and mean 😊, which as an accounting...

I’m Proud of…

Every Friday we have a staff meeting and while we cover the usual business items, we always start the meeting with our prouds. What are prouds you ask? It’s a simple concept really – each week staff are asked to jot down things that they’re proud...

Beyond Beans

In the past, I’ve blogged about what we see as the main problem with “mainstream accounting”– and how we’re changing it. (See This Changes Everything Part 2 post if you’d like a reminder.) We’ve made it a mission to make sure that no business...