Getting the most from your Management Team

For most entrepreneurs, handing the reins of their business over to others is akin to leaving their children with a new babysitter. Placing trust in others, even employees at a very high level, can be a challenge as some business owners doubt whether the individual is truly taking the company’s best interests to heart. Although…

Writing an employment contract

Did you know that when you hire an employee in exchange for a salary it automatically implies the existence of an employment contract? A verbal agreement or a written contract are both considered employment contracts. Although the Act respecting labour standards does not require it to be written, it is preferable to use this method…

Transitioning your Family Business

The “Three Circle Model” The family business can be a convoluted pool of personal and professional relationships. Who fits in where? Who has a stake in decision-making? As family business consultants, understanding these relationships is key to helping ensure the survival of the family business. Did you know? Only 30% of family businesses survive to…