Considerations for Reopening & Virtual Employee Engagement

HR Chat

An HR Chat We recorded this week’s discussion about re-opening considerations and how best to navigate the next phase of the COVID-19 journey for business success. This resource is kind of like a podcast, so feel free to let it play and listen. Other Support Programs Please visit our dedicated COVID-19 Resource page for the Employers Guide […]

Government of Canada Support Programs

Wage Subsidies, EI, Work Sharing Options, SUB and Loans With so many changes and new information coming almost daily, we wanted to share updates that impact business in a digestible format. Below you will find quick summaries of each key area, with Work Sharing having an explanatory video (it’s the area we are getting the […]

Sherpa Stories: Accounting in a Small Business

A Common Problem The client was getting pulled all directions AND trying to do the bookkeeping by themselves. Hasn’t every small/mid-sized business leader been here? Bookkeeping One of our Accounting Associates, Amanda, took the transactional finances off the client’s hands; a major stress reliever for the client! With the additional help of a VCFO, the […]

Make Year-End Payroll Easy: A Checklist

If one of the tasks on your “to do” list is year-end payroll, please read on for a checklist to ensure your year-end process is seamless and 2019 starts off successfully!

Sherpa Stories: CEOs with too much on their plate

A Common Problem Small and medium sized business face all kinds of unique challenges. In today’s video, the client was facing a common problem: trying to do too much! Virtual CFO One of our Virtual CFOs, Lisa, talks about her experience working with a tech client who’s CEO and CIO were trying to do everything […]

Considering Cloud Accounting?

Cloud accounting software is becoming more widely used by businesses and accounting firms of all sizes but for many there remains some uncertainty about what the benefits are for making the change beyond access to financial information anytime, anywhere.

Shoppers Love You Run For Women

“Living with mental health challenges is hard but we can come together make a difference” And together some of our Sherpas walked and ran with thousands of others to work towards making a difference for the Women’s Mental Health program at The Royal in Ottawa. It was a fun event that contributed to an invaluable […]

Sherpa Insights: What Makes a Good Leader?

In This Video What exactly makes a good leader? In this quick video, Walter Pranke offers some of his insights into trying to answer this question. Walter Pranke, CHRL, CEC, is an Executive Leader and Coach. Music: Ukulele –

Employee Standards Act (Bill 148) Review

Employment in Ontario has changed significantly over the past 12 months and will continue to change over the coming years with the introduction of the new Employment Standards Act (ESA) / Bill 148. This is the most significant amendment to the Employment Standards Act in the past 18 years, and there are important employer actions […]