If you have a small business or an innovative, original idea that needs a little help to get off the ground, there are lots of government-funded grants and opportunities to help you. Right now, there are over 30 different grants available which offer funding of anywhere from $400 to $25 million, with companies receiving an average of $67, 901. Here is a rundown of some of those grants and what they’re about, so you can pick one that best fits your needs.Read More →
Wastewater treatment systems provide municipal drinking water for millions of households. You can only imagine how much energy is used every single day! Hint: it’s a lot.
The objective for every facility, plant, company, government and factory is to save on energy. With energy costs surging in the province of Ontario, you want to find ways to cut down on your energy consumption, or at least find ways to cut costs and see lower bills. Of course, when you’re delivering water, you also want to reduce your environmental impact.
When you’re operating a wastewater treatment system, you must incorporate energy-saving protocols moving forward – everyone else is doing this, so why aren’t you? Everything from massive installations to minor adjustments, there are many things you can implement to ensure you can save on energy.
Here are five tips to save on energy with your wastewater treatment system:Read More →
Whether your home has been burglarized in the past or you just want to be vigilant, you decide to install a video surveillance system on your property. While a main objective of a surveillance system is to observe and record a given area, the reality is there are many different systems available that offer different features.
A homeowner can become easily frustrated when trying to choose one. The following are factors to consider when looking to buy a video surveillance system for your home and being mindful of them will guarantee you get the one that best suits your needs.Read More →
An employment lawyer can be an important expert ally on your side in challenging moments within your career. But few people have a clear understanding on the role of an employment lawyer within the marketplace, and so in this latest post we’ll clarify the subject. Let’s look at several situations in which you should consider hiring an employment lawyer.Read More →
There are as many different reasons to use a courier service as there are benefits to using them for individuals or companies. They include the main benefit of saving time and money as well as convenience, and improve overall service to clients and customers.Read More →
As a company you want to be eco-friendly and recognized for taking initiative to do your part for the environment and one of the best and easiest ways to achieve this is by recycling. While you cannot force your staff to recycle all suitable materials, you can make it easier by purchasing recycling stations and setting them up throughout the workplace.
Recycling stations look like garbage bins but are divided into streams according to material that can be recycled. Below are benefits to using recycling stations and reasons why you should consider them for your company.Read More →
Customer Relationship Management systems often seem like an unnecessary investment if you’re a small business owner. When your capital is limited, you need to make intelligent investments that bring direct value to your company. Customer Relationship Management software actually can actually benefit multiple departments in your business. This blog post goes over four ways a CRM can help your company, even as a small business.Read More →
They say that the primary cause for divorce is marriage. OK, but seriously… A divorce can be emotionally overwhelming, immensely stressful and a hit to your pocketbook.
Divorces happen for a wide array of reasons. Everything from falling out of love to realizing that you made a mistake marrying the person – in some cases, especially south of the border, people are separating because they voted for a specific 2016 presidential candidates.
It can be a challenging issue, which is why it is important to seek the services of a divorce lawyer. These attorneys have seen and done it all: spouses who hate each other, spouses who are unsure if it is the right decision moving forward and spouses who happen to be parents. The most important aspect of a divorce is remaining calm at all possible times. Should you fail to compose yourself, then you only put yourself at jeopardy and prolong the agony.
Here are six things every divorce lawyer will tell you NOT to do:Read More →
Upon gaining new employment, one of your first tasks is to complete the ample amount of paperwork the company will give you. Along with documents such as the employment contract, security clearances, you may also be asked to sign a non-compete agreement. Employers do not often give you the option to refuse to sign this non-compete agreement, however, this document can have a serious effect on your future employment. Before signing a non-compete agreement, it is important to understand what this document means and what are its repercussions.Read More →
No company is immune from employment law. Whether you’re a startup of a few or a corporation of a few thousand, every business needs to be well equipped to handle the law.
In recent years, employment law, especially in the province of Ontario, has slanted towards the employee’s favour. It can be extremely difficult for a company to successfully fight accusations or complaints that a business has violated a particular labour code.
When you’re a startup, however, it can be a tad harder to combat the government. You have finite resources and a smaller budget than a much larger company.
To avoid litigation in the future, you need to have an arsenal of information and possibly the help of an employment lawyer. This information can help you stay within the confines of the law as well as ensure you can operate your business without having to make considerable sacrifices.Read More →