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Are You Radicalizing the Norms of Recruitment?

Elaine Holding on April 6, 2016 in Advice for Charities

SB Partners’ annual Not-for-Profit series Think Camp returns on June 8, 2016! Read why not-for-profits should rethink their recruitment strategies.



Experience Counts!

Elaine Holding on October 17, 2012 in Business Insights

One of the ways we add value to your experience is by offering complimentary seminars on a variety of topics that help you, as business owners and individuals, navigate the complex issues that come with running a business, managing others and your personal finances. This fall, we are hosting a number of seminars targeted to … Continued



A Minute on SR&ED

SB Partners Admin on October 19, 2011 in SB Partners Events

Supporting Documentation Supporting Documentation is an important part of your SR&ED claim. Without evidence of work performed, the Canada Revenue Agency could deny your project. Dated documentation should be created from the beginning of the project and continue during the experimental process, not afterwards. Examples of Technical Documentation are: • Project planning documents • Timesheets … Continued



Change Purchasing from Transaction to Profit

John Chisholm on September 28, 2011 in Advice for Business Owners

Who knew there was such an art to purchasing? We learned about the complexities of this task at our recent Executive Know-How event when George Szewchuk gave a presentation entitled Purchasing for sustainable profit and competitive advantage. George is principal of Szewchuk Associates and has 40 years of experience in purchasing, more than 30 with … Continued



Mark Chamberlain is expert in asking the right questions

John Chisholm on June 29, 2011 in Advice for Business Owners

Mark Chamberlain was the speaker at our most recent Executive Know-How series and received an enthusiastic response from our clients who assembled to hear him speak. Mark is President and a founding partner of Trivaris Ltd., a commercialization company focused on transforming ideas from concept to sustainable companies and social enterprises. He has extraordinary business … Continued



Tapping into Your Competitive Advantage

Gregory Clarke on April 20, 2011 in Advice for Business Owners

We were there to improve our understanding of competitive advantage, and by the end of the presentation most people had a greatly improved grasp of what competitive advantage is all about. Bill Smalley, President and CEO of Route Five International, was the guest speaker at our latest Executive Know-How series entitled: “What is Your Real … Continued



How to handle game-changers and stay relevant

John Chisholm on February 9, 2011 in Advice for Business Owners

We all journey through life suddenly finding ourselves faced with game-changing situations that are caused by forces beyond our control. It is how we handle these life-altering circumstances that makes or breaks us; or at the very least, determines our success or failure. That was the basic message in our most recent Executive Know-How series … Continued



Why Bother to Have a Professional Corporation?

Elaine Holding on May 21, 2010 in SB Partners Events

Many different professions in Ontario are permitted to incorporate their practices. Join SB Partners and the Burgess Law Office for an informative discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of transferring your practice to a professional corporation. If you are an audiologist, chiropodist or podiatrist, chiropractor, dental hygienist, dental surgeon, dental technologist, denturist, dietician, massage therapist, … Continued