Last updated: March 27, 2020

SPECIFIC TOPICS OF INTEREST

Supports for Businesses by Government as of March 26, 2020

Finding the way forward: Guiding businesses through coronavirus (COVID-19)

What employers and employees need to know

Small Business – Navigating COVID 19 – HR Considerations

What to consider when facing a temporary closure

Federal Government announces measures to combat COVID-19

Strategies to help businesses respond to COVID-19

Canadians Reaction and Feelings around COVID-19

SMUEC offers free virtual strategy sessions

SMUEC Virtual Entrepreneurs Network

RECORDING – APEC: Assessing the Potential Economic Impacts for Atlantic Canada

 

FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES AND CONSIDERATIONS

Government introduces Canada Emergency Response Benefit to help workers and businesses

Steps to manage cash flow and financial headwinds

COVID-19:  Government and economic resources

How an estate freeze can help

 

ONLINE FORUM

If there’s one thing we know about entrepreneurs, it’s that you’re innovative! Let us know what your business is doing to remain compliant, while continuing to run your business.
Contribute to our live forum

 

WEBINARS

 

Halifax Chamber Webinar – March 31 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Navigating COVID-19: What Employers Need to Know About Labour Law

 

Rogers Webinar – April 2 – 2:00PM

Maintaining business continuity during COVID-19

 

Symplicity Designs is offering free 30 minute webinars weekly at 1 pm ADT that will address the following topics:
Mon: Intro to Crisis Management

An overview on what your organization can do to get through the COVID-19 crisis.  Register in advance for this webinar

Tues: Customer In-Depth
An in-depth approach to customer forecasting, as part of the crisis management plan.Register in advance for this webinar
Wed: Cash In-Depth
An in-depth approach to cash forecasting, as part of the crisis management plan. Included is finance and funding options available.Register in advance for this webinar
Thurs: Constraint In-Depth
An in-depth approach to constraint forecasting, as part of the crisis management plan.Register in advance for this webinar
Fri: Build the Plan Workshop

This facilitated two hour group workshops begins at 9 am and will help you create a plan tailored for your company. Register in advance for this workshop

PAST  SYMPLICITY WEBINARS

 

 

 

 

BLOG POSTS

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EXTRA RESOURCES

GOV CAN: Preventing Covid-19 in the Workplace

Government of Canada: COVID-19

BBB: Building Trust in Trying Times

Halifax Chamber: member survey on COVID-19, results

MNP LLP Tax Update

World Health Organization: COVID-19

Halifax Chamber: Summary of Federal Government’s Economic Response Plan

Halifax Chamber: The COVID-19 Business/Employee Nova Scotia Team

Halifax Chamber: Information & Resources

BDC: Support for entrepreneurs

CFIB: Keeping you and your employees safe

 

MENTAL HEALTH BEST PRACTICES

Focus on what you can control

Yale University is offering a free course online, The Science of Well-Being, that teaches you how to be happier

How can we stay connected during self isolation and social distancing