18Jun2014

Introducing “The Knowledge” – A New Speaker Series

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Join us on June 25th as we kickoff North Hill Business Education Centre‘s brand new speaker series – The Knowledge: Navigating The Toronto Business Environment. We will be presenting these networking events monthly, each featuring a special guest speaker.  For our first event of the series, we will be joined by Laural Carr – creative
09May2014

Q&A With… Barrister Meaghan Richardson: Small Business Litigation Advice

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1. Tell us about yourself – what do you do, and how long have you been in your industry?    I am a litigation lawyer and partner with O’Connor Richardson, a boutique litigation firm practicing in downtown Toronto. We handle a variety of litigation matters including commercial disputes, contract litigation, negligence, intellectual property litigation, state
10Apr2014

Q&A With… Relationship Expert Nikki Pett: Dealing With Business Growth

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Nikki Pett is a relationship expert and owner of Sigma Promotions, a company that uses promotional products & marketing strategy to help businesses reach their goals. We recently asked Nikki a few questions about her business experiences, her advice to fellow entrepreneurs, and her tips on how to deal with exponential business growth at a
03Apr2014

The Top 7 Secrets to Getting Organized – Saving You Time & Money

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The stress of tax season can often cause a lot of last-minute scrambling – you may be realizing too late that you haven’t managed to organize all of the documents, receipts and paperwork ahead of time. We’re here to help.   Our recent presentation outlined a few tips and tricks to get organized (and, more
12Mar2014

Join Us For a Special Presentation to Get You Organized This Tax Season

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On Tuesday March 25th, join us for our presentation: Top 7 Secrets to Getting Organized – Saving You Time & Money.   At this special presentation, we will show you how to save time & money during tax time.     You will learn:   – How to get organized – How to get results
04Feb2014

What if Your House Burns Down?

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It was December 2013 when “What if?” became a reality for my business associate. His house burned down during the recent ice storm in Toronto. Luckily, no one was hurt, but the house and all of his family’s belongings were completely destroyed. He is now in search of a new residence while he lives nearby
08Jan2014

Are You Ready for “What If”?

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If you run your own business and you have never given any thought to risk management, you are not doing yourself any favours. In fact, you are playing a dangerous game of “wait and see” and it’s just not worth it.   All the time, energy and work you are putting into your company could
07Sep2013

Small Business: An Entrepreneur’s Plan

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Are you starting a business and need a plan?  This course may be for you.  Gary Hullah and Jennifer North will walk you through an 8-week course starting on October 8th and runs every Tuesday night from 7-9pm until the end of November.  You will learn how to think about your business in new ways.
07Sep2013

New Small Business Grant Announced

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Umbrella Bookkeeping Services announces new business grant opportunity for small ventures dedicated to helping art and music happen in Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood. Only organizations with extreme financial need and a special project taking place within one year will be considered. Funding is meant to assist with the special project. Applications will be accepted year-round.  Funding