Networking Zoom Call in Start Up and Grow Your Business Facebook Group

Alternative to Open Zoom Calls in August This is our Facebook Group for all of us and the entrepreneurial community….where we can network and connect. We hold these sessions at 11 am on Thursdays, and the link is always posted in the group. It’s easy to join – and we’d love you to be involved….

Do you want to be nominated for a Barrie Chamber Business Award? OR Nominate your favourite business?

Barrie Business Awards Nomination Deadline – August 6, 2021 SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION TODAY!   The Employee of the Year category is nominated with a different form:NOMINATE ONE OF YOUR EMPLOYEES TODAY!   Initiated in 2003 by the Barrie Chamber, the Barrie Business Awards program recognizes and celebrates the contribution of local businesses to the continued growth and success…

Session on Cyber Security (through the Small Business Centre)

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ask-an-expert-cybersecurity-risks-realities-and-prevention-tickets-161094414731 Cybersecurity is a growing risk for all industries. Grant Thornton’s extensive cybersecurity work shows that the threats that organizations face and the true impact of a cyber-attack is not well understood by businesses in general. This event comprises a wealth of information on cybersecurity to address this gap, including:The top cybersecurity risks facing Canadian…

Just when you thought student placements were over for summer?

The portal for the Student Work Placement Program wage subsidy Is now open for fall and winter applications.  You can also still apply for retroactive subsidy for Summer 2020 placements Lakehead University has developed a relationship with Magnet, a delivery partner for the federal SWPP (Student Worker Placement Program).  Magnet is providing dedicated funding for employers to hire Lakehead University…

Study On Returning Workers… hmmmm

Below is an infographic but here are some things to ponder: and a link https://www.roberthalf.ca/en/one-in-three-remote-workers-may-quit-if-required-to-return-to-the-office-full-time-robert-half One in Three Remote Workers May Quit If Required to Return to the Office Full Time, Robert Half Survey Finds According to a June 2021 study from (global staffing firm) Robert Half , 44% of employees are noticeably more burned…

Canadian Worker’s Benefit – do you know about this?

https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/child-family-benefits/canada-workers-benefit.html The Canada workers benefit (CWB) is a refundable tax credit to help individuals and families who are working and earning a low income. The CWB has two parts: a basic amount and a disability supplement. You can claim the CWB when you file your income tax return. Eligible individuals and families can get up to…