Here is this week’s news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from Canada:
- Are you Prepared to bet the house on your new business: Risking assets like your home is often the bottom line for business startups, says Shannon Coughlin, director of the Canada/Manitoba Business Service Centre (CMBSC) (Joel Schlesinger, Do your homework before…
- Five reasons why we want our politicians to take a break: For those who believe in a deity, it’s overdue to petition the heavens for a favour: Dear God, send the political class home for summer early lest they “stimulate” anything more, put us into additional debt, and do more damage to our finances, language and to clear-headedness.
- When Your Business Loan Affects Your Personal Credit: Small business debt hasn’t traditionally been reported to consumer credit bureaus, but the rules of the game are changing
- Business Continuity Means Safety For Your Business:
- No Relief for Small Business Cardholders: Credit-card reform doesn’t apply to small business cards, which more companies are relying on as loans have dried up
- Cash flow vital to business growth: Cash flow is the life blood of small business. A great idea, passion and prospective customers are what you need to start a business, but cash flow allows it to thrive and grow. Without it, business fails.
As always this list is not exhaustive, but I hope it will give you a little overview. — ST.