As we enter week 9 of the COVID-19 crisis, several provinces have taken small steps that mark the beginning of recovery and re-opening the economy. That's a glimpse of good news for the small businesses and agricultural producers that have been hit so devastatingly hard by this outbreak. While a return to normal may be months into the future, businesses and consumers are starting to adapt to a new normal that integrates proper health and safety practices with the realities and practicalities of day to day living.
If you’re a farmer or agricultural producer, cash flow disruptions can have long-lasting consequences due to the time-sensitive nature of your business cycle. It’s more important than ever for you to have flexible options for credit. Find out what’s available to you during the COVID-19 crisis.
Download FBC's free Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy calculator. Our calculator can help you determine your eligibility, calculate the amounts available to you, show you how to apply the 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy and navigate you through the application process.
A new federal program will provide forgivable loans to commercial property owners if they cut their small business tenant’s monthly rent by at least 75% in April, May and June. Find out more about the program.
In today’s environment, you must develop pricing that will retain customers, but also be cognizant of their changing financial situations. So how do you approach pricing in a pandemic? We asked business experts for their top strategies.
Many Canadian companies had employees working remotely before the Covid-19 outbreak. Their experience can save you time and frustration as you move your business to remote operations during a crisis. Find out what remote-work tools and policies you can apply to your own business.