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New Peterborough Business Expo Promoting Women in Business

New Peterborough Business Expo Promoting Women in Business

Women’s Expo Peterborough is set to embrace the entrepreneurial spirit of women in the Peterborough area, to highlight their accomplishments and to provide a network for growth and support. The brainchild of Shari Pearce, Audrey McDonald and Linda Gratton, this unique trade show will showcase local small- and medium-businesswomen. “We felt there was something missing

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Being a Successful Entrepreneur is a Matter of Drive

Traditional thinking may dictate that in order to become successful in business you must be a college graduate, or at the very least have graduated from high school, but (while it is recommended that you do complete your studies if you are intending on becoming an entrepreneur) many people have proven it’s not an absolute

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Lab Improvements and Loch win the 2017 Bears’ Lair Entrepreneurial Competition

PETERBOROUGH – April 25, 2017 The Bears’ Lair Entrepreneurial Competition had its Grand Finale at The Venue on Tuesday evening. Six up-and-coming entrepreneurs pitched their businesses to a panel of judges with the goal of winning over $55,000 in cash and business support services. The 6 finalists were split into the Innovation Stream and the

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Peterborough Businesses Planning For Growth

Every business faces questions around growth. How to grow? When to grow? Why do I want to grow? What is the full spectrum of issues in dealing with growth? What are the needs of the business for capital investment, human resources and marketing? What are my needs? Recently a panel discussion happened at the Peterborough Chamber’s Business Summit 2016. On

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Important Reminders on HST for Entrepreneurs

The most common questions I get from new entrepreneurs are about HST. A quick online search will provide most of the basic information and Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has good resources in plain English, but here are a few pointers: You can register for HST as soon as you start your new business or you

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