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Newfoundland & Labrador – About Our Business Counsellors

 

Compliance woes? Business Counsellors are the solution.

Regulatory compliance is frustrating and stressful; Business Counsellors take approximate 27,000 calls a year with the majority being on this very topic. Members are often pleased to discover that one or two calls to business resources a year can cover the cost of their membership.
 

So what do Business Counsellors actually do?

CFIB members know that help is only a call away – but have you ever wondered what a day in the life of a counsellor looks like? Business Counsellor Emma tried to break it down for you, and it wasn’t as easy as you’d think!
 

Making a home office work for you

Today people are able to plug into work all over the world from the comfort of their home offices, but as appealing as working in your pj’s from bed may sound, working from home isn’t always what it is cracked up to be. Let us help you make working from home the best experience possible.
 

Dealing with helicopter parents in the workplace (yes, it’s a thing)

Millennials are moving into the workplace – and they’re bringing their parents along with them! But what happens when a parent berates a business owner over disciplining their child or not “taking care of them”?
 

What not to wear: Avoiding dress code discrimination

Having a dress code makes sense for many businesses, but there can be pitfalls. CFIB Regional Team Leader of Business Resources, Jocelyn Rhindress, shares tips to help prevent a wardrobe malfunction in your business.
 

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?
 

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What CFIB Business Counsellors can do for you

We understand that running a business is not easy. We’re here to make it easier. Whether you’re just starting out or expanding, we can help with all your business-related questions. Find out more about what CFIB Business Counsellors can do for you.
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