How to Set Strategic Business Goals

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As a business owner, it’s easy to get lost in the day-to-day activities of running your operation. It can be difficult to carve out the time you need to focus on the big picture and the future of your business. Strategic goal setting is an important task that’s worth your attention. It will help you […]

Business Budgeting and Forecasting

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Budgeting vs. Forecasting Monitoring your business’s financial health through budgeting and anticipating expected revenues and payments is key to planning for the short-term. Forecasting allows you to plan further into the future, comparing how different decisions could impact your profit, and helping you to make better strategic decisions to ensure your desired outcome. Planning for […]

The Best Business Service Providers – Accounting, Law, Coaching, and Beyond

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The Company You Keep For your business to thrive, you need the right team in place. Consider not only your internal team, but also the external advisors and partners who support your success. At KWB Accountants & Advisors, we do the same thing. Beyond our internal team of exceptional accountants, bookkeepers, and advisors who work […]

How to Complete a SWOT Analysis for Your Business

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What is a SWOT Analysis A SWOT analysis is a framework used to identify and understand your strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. These four factors play a critical role in assessing the overall health of your business, and they can be used to strategically plan for the future of your business. Strengths and weaknesses are […]

How to Adopt Digital Tools and Technology for Your Business

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There has never been a better time to adopt digital tools and technologies for your business. There are more options than ever to help save you time and improve business performance, each created to support different industries, business types, and functions. There’s also a new Canadian Digital Adoption Program available – a subsidy offering businesses […]

Controller Services for Businesses

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What is a Controller? A Controller acts as the leader of an accounting team, closely monitoring a business’s financial health by maintaining, managing, and analyzing financial information and creating reports to aid in decision making. Not every small or medium size business can employ a full-time controller, and not every accounting firm offers controller services, […]

Alberta Workforce Strategies Grant | Funding for Alberta Business Owners

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In support of Alberta’s economic recovery, the province has announced a Workforce Strategies Grant to provide funding of up to $1.5M per project that addresses labour and skills shortages. This program aims to support organizations with innovative solutions to assist Albertans with developing new skills and to help employers and industry to grow their workforce. […]

Yellowknife Business Services Grant

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The City of Yellowknife is offering a Business Services Grant of $5000 to eligible businesses in order to aid in your post-COVID-19 recovery. The grant is open for applications as of May 1, 2022 and is meant to help cover the cost of business service fees related to re-opening or returning to full capacity operations. […]

Alberta Jobs Now Program | Third Intake Update

The Alberta Jobs Now Program is providing up to $370 million to support private and non-profit businesses in getting Albertans back to work throughout and following the COVID-19 pandemic. Employers can apply for funding that will offset the cost of hiring and training staff for new or vacant positions. The program is in it’s third […]

Loans for Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

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As Alberta continues its effort to grow and diversify our economy, they are ensuring that women entrepreneurs in the province have more access to funds to create and grow their businesses, creating more jobs and a stronger business environment for everyone. Alberta is investing $6 million in grant funding for business loans that will support […]