Monthly Archives: May 2016

New platforms easier for investors to get data

“When worried investors ask the management of a privately held company how it’s doing financially, there’s often a scramble to provide them even the most rudimentary information. ‘We call it ‘interns and Excel’ – people will get on the phone and say, ‘I haven’t heard from you in three quarters,’ and they’ll send them a [...]

By | May 30th, 2016|News & Updates|Comments Off on New platforms easier for investors to get data

1.7 million Canadians work from home

"Like many Canadians, Carla Holub has gladly given up commuting for the ease and comfort of working from home. The 41-year-old WestJet sales agent says she has no regrets since she made the change three years ago to work from home. Telecommuting affords her the time to take her children to dance lessons and hockey [...]

By | May 25th, 2016|News & Updates|Comments Off on 1.7 million Canadians work from home

Beer business shares sold by Beau’s Brewery

East-Coast based Beau's Brewery has announced that they will begin to sell their beer business; though the sale is not taking place in the most traditional way. Rather than sell out-right the beer business is selling in shared, to the 150 employees of the brewery. "The plan is expected to take years to implement, but [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|News & Updates|Comments Off on Beer business shares sold by Beau’s Brewery

Deadline looms for businesses planning to sell

There is a feature in the new federal budget that has private business owners making the decision to sell their business. According to the budget, private businesses will pay more taxes on the sale of their business starting January 1st, 2017. According to The Globe and Mail, "tax experts say the move, which was intended [...]

By | May 20th, 2016|News & Updates|Comments Off on Deadline looms for businesses planning to sell

Canada’s job growth in Toronto & Vancouver

According to CBC News, Toronto and Vancouver have accounted for the entirety of job growth in Canada. Which means, as BMO's chief economist puts it, "That means the rest of the country has created precisely no new jobs in the past year". This is all the more unusual because, according to the same economist, those two [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|News & Updates|Comments Off on Canada’s job growth in Toronto & Vancouver

A new look for BCBusinessBrokers.ca.

As you can likely tell, things look a little bit different here at BCBusinessBroker.ca. This is thanks to the hard work from PrimalCommunications.com who have brought our website up to match the standard of website that you would expect from your business broker. This new site is easier to navigate, and will be updated frequently [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|News & Updates|Comments Off on A new look for BCBusinessBrokers.ca.

Job seekers create their own jobs

Financial pundits confirm what BC Business Brokers is seeing in practice: the current decline in unemployment rates is partly a result of job seekers deciding to make their own jobs by purchasing an existing business. They are combining skills and experience gained in the workforce with savings and severance funds to invest in a solid [...]

By | May 17th, 2016|News & Updates|Comments Off on Job seekers create their own jobs