Nova Scotia’s small business optimism maintains recent gain

Nova Scotia’s Business Barometer Index remained almost unchanged in September (61.6). Full-time hiring intentions improved somewhat with 19 per cent of owners planning to increase personnel versus 7 per cent expecting cutbacks. The share of business owners saying their firms are in good shape has increased also in September, to 39 per cent, while only 4 per cent say they are in bad shape.

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New Nova Scotia workers’ compensation policy: what employers need to know

If you are an employer in Nova Scotia with WCB coverage, it’s important you read this and share your views.

Nova Scotia government holds labour market consultation

Labour Market Development Agreements could better recognize and support informal, on-the-job training provided by SMEs.

Easing the impact of construction on your small business in Halifax

Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) has new construction guidelines that should make life easier for your business. Read more about how the guidelines stand to correct long-standing concerns.
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