Operations Resources

Downloadable business operations resources to help you make sound decisions as you navigate the ins and outs of operating a business in BC!

From BDC BDC has put together a handy primer to compare the many free and low-cost accounting software options that are available for your business. Related resource: What to Consider When Choosing Your Accounting Software Program

Date: 2019/04/01

This website, created by the Province of BC, includes a step-by-step guide to applying for a non-medical cannabis retail store license and selling cannabis products. You can also view application statistics, view weekly updates and log in to the application portal.  

Date: 2018/11/01

This Cash Flow Template is a simple excel file that allows you to forecast your cash flow. Once you click on the link, the file will download automatically.

Date: 2018/09/19

WorkBC is the provincial government’s access point to the world of work in British Columbia. They help employers fill jobs, find the right talent and grow their businesses.

Date: 2018/06/07

If time is money, how much is yours truly worth? If you charge less than your competition, potential customers might question the quality of your services. On the other hand, if you charge more, they might be frightened away. Somehow, you need to find a safe middle ground — a reasonable price that attracts customers, […]

Date: 2018/05/07

Everything you need to know about payroll, from the Government of Canada. Learn what you need to do as an employer, penalties, interest and opening a payroll account. Includes a payroll deductions online calculator (PDOC) and more.

Date: 2018/01/01

This tool helps you understand the five forces that impact your business environment: competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, threat of substitution, and threat of new entry.

Date: 2018/01/01

WorkSafeBC is dedicated to promoting workplace health and safety for the workers and employers of BC. Education is available for employers and workers to monitor compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. In the event of work-related injuries or diseases, WorkSafeBC works with the affected parties to provide return-to-work rehabilitation, compensation, health care benefits, […]

Date: 2018/01/01

The Employment Standards Act sets out the minimum standards that apply in most workplaces in British Columbia. The Employment Standards Branch of the Ministry of Labour administers the Act.

Date: 2018/01/01

By Emma Da Silva, VP of Marketing and Operations, Small, Medium and Corporate at Microsoft Canada This article is part of a series written by Microsoft. Digital transformation. Whether you work in the private or public sector, these two words should mean a lot to you. As the Canadian economy rapidly digitizes, the organizations that […]

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Date: 2017/11/01