Office Safety and Security Issues Faced by Female Entrepreneurs

By Office Space Toronto In standard21st May, 2015

While workplace safety and security is an issue that every entrepreneur and small business owner has to think about, they are often more important to a female entrepreneur who works alone. As a general rule, it is not safe to work in an isolated office location, even for men. But for women entrepreneurs who have


Women Entrepreneurs and the Challenges They Face

By Office Space Toronto In standard19th May, 2015

For the past several years, women entrepreneurs have become the fastest growing segment of the small business community. Although creating businesses at this fast pace, there are some significant roadblocks that women business owners have to face that are different than their male counterparts. Women still face the same challenges as their male counterparts, but


Pan Am Games Teams are Using Short-Term Office Space While in Toronto

By Office Space Toronto In standard13th May, 2015

The Pan Am and Parapan Am Games begin in Toronto on July 10, 2015. The Pan Am Games are the world’s third largest international multi-sport Games, only surpassed in size and scope by the Olympic Summer Games and the Asian Games. Many of the teams from the 41 countries will be competing in  51 sports


5 Reasons why Every Small Business Should Have a Website

By Office Space Toronto In standard11th May, 2015

According to (CIRA) the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, only 41% of Canadian small businesses (see CIRA’s 2014 Factbook) have a website at all. The ironic thing about all these sad statistics is that Canadians are the second heaviest users of the Internet globally, averaging 41.3 hours per month online. Lets examine why your small business


Why Should Start-ups and Small Businesses use a Serviced Office?

By Office Space Toronto In standard6th May, 2015

A question that we often hear is “why use a serviced office?” So, let us look as some of the advantages to using an alternative office space like a serviced office over traditional office space – as well as some of the perceived disadvantages. It is important to note that business centres serviced offices offer


When you own a Small Business, Every Week Should be Small Business Week!

By Office Space Toronto In standard4th May, 2015

May 4th, 2015, the official start of “Small Business Week” in the United States, yet in Canada Small Business Week is in October. Every year since 1963, the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others from all 50 states and U.S. territories. In fact, every


Why is a Mail Forwarding Service Better Than Post Office Change of Address Mail Forwarding?

By Virtual Office Toronto In standard29th April, 2015

When you are just starting out your small business, or when your business begins to grow, you will probably need to change your business address once, twice or even more times – depending on the type of business, the type of location, or what your future office space needs and requirements are. If you choose


How to Create a Great Place to Work

By Office Space Toronto In standard27th April, 2015

It is no surprise that when a ranking of Canada’s 100 best workplaces was recently released, that Google and AOL Canada (Large and Multinational Category) held on to the their top spots in the annual study by The Great Workplace, which is a global research, consulting and training firm. However, these types of studies usually


Every Small Business Should Have a Procedures Manual

By Office Space Toronto In standard22nd April, 2015

You may already have a disaster recovery plan that will keep your doors open by using alternative office spaces. But do you also have a procedures manual that details all the important plans for keeping your business going? The creating of a procedures manual is often overlooked in disaster recovery plan strategies – but it


Small Home-Based Businesses are Moving into “Shedquarters” – but What Does That Mean?

By Virtual Office Toronto In standard19th April, 2015

For many years, small businesses have been started and run from home, but then there comes a time when that business outgrows the home office or finds it too distracting, so owners seek out office space for rent. But now there is a relatively new trend, “Shedquarters”, that allows small businesses (especially those with more