Business Support



Members can get advice, counseling and support in dealing with governments and small business issues from CFIB's Business Counsellors, at no charge.

When social media isn’t so social: what to do when an employee talks foul

Social media can be a boon to a business – it’s a cheap and easy marketing tool. But what happens when negative comments start to appear – and they’re from an employee?

Can the Canada Revenue Agency do that? Understanding your rights as a business owner

Do you ever wonder if the Canada Revenue Agency has the right to say or do certain things when interacting with you or your business? In order to ensure everyone is treated fairly and understands how to be compliant, the CRA operates under a Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

Young workers and workplace safety – a summer fling or a lifetime commitment?

As summer quickly approaches, many small business owners will be flooded with resumes from young people looking for summer employment or recent grads looking for their first “real” job. How can you help them embrace safe workplace practices, for now and for the future?

Inclusion in the workplace: it’s not as difficult as you think!

Including those with disabilities in your workplace is beneficial in many ways, but creating an accessible environment can seem an overwhelming task. That’s where Inclusion NL and their Businesses OPEN program can help!

Control your costs: tips on energy efficiency

We know that energy costs are top of mind for entrepreneurs in Newfoundland and Labrador, especially considering the increases we’ve seen in recent years. Have you thought about ways to make your business more energy efficient? You may be eligible for up to $50,000 in rebates for energy-saving upgrades.
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