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Eventbrite vs Guestlist for Event Ticketing

October 4, 2017 — by Crystal Wilson & Candice lepage We definitely don’t have anything in particular against Eventbrite, but sometimes when you see that everyone is using the same thing you being to wonder “are we sheep?” So, for most of our recent events we decided to stray from the flock and use something else... if there was anything else? No surprise, it...

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Minimum Wage is Going Up October 1st, Is Your Business Ready?

September 27, 2017 — by Lisa Maslove Did you know the minimum wage is going up to $11.60 on October 1st? You’d be forgiven for not knowing about this change; after all, most of the talk about minimum wage of late has been about the much larger increase on the horizon. The Ontario government is proposing that the general minimum wage be increased to...

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B Corp Inclusion Challenge - How'd We Do?

September 20, 2017 — by Crystal Wilson Near the end of 2016 B Lab put out a challenge to all B Corps, the B Corp Inclusion Challenge.  The inclusion challenge was the first B Corp wide challenge, and is aimed at giving solid markers for businesses to improve their practices to create a more diverse and inclusive space.   Flow jumped at the opportunity...

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Learning With Bridges Out Of Poverty

September 1, 2017 — by Candice Lepage In May our staff took part in Guelph Wellington Public Health’s Bridges Out Of Poverty training. As a B Corporation we are committed to making significant changes to how people are employed. When Flow Office Wisdom was simply an idea between two people, our founders April and Crystal, they had one goal. Create employment for under-employed women....

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Increase Your Labour Cost, Increase Your Profit

August 21, 2017 — By Candice Lepage Recently the Government of Ontario announced upcoming changes to the workplace legislation. Beginning January 1st of 2018 the minimum wage every employer must pay their staff is $14.00 per hour, $12.20 per hour for servers at licensed restaurants and $13.15 for part time employees under 18 years of age  This is a significant increase from our current...

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Who Benefits from Basic Annual Income?

July 20, 2017 — Flow Office Wisdom is very proud to be a Living Wage Champion, which means that all of our employees and contractors get paid a wage which meets or exceeds the Living Wage in Guelph, ON, as set out by the Guelph and Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination, of $16.50/hr. The Government of Ontario is making changes to the legislated...

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Why Have I Been Getting So Many Emails Asking Me To Confirm My Address?

June 29, 2017 — By: Candice Lepage If you are like the rest of us in Canada over the last week or two you’ve been getting lots of emails from the mailing lists you are subscribed to asking you to confirm your subscription. Why is this happening? You’ve been subscribed to that email for years, what has changed? Should you be doing the same...

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Meet The Team

June 29, 2017 — Get to know our Team Members!

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Planning Events is Simple! But is it Easy?

June 5, 2017 — by Candice Lepage Event planning is a funny thing. From the highest level, it’s quite simple:  Decide on the event to hold - a speaker series, a workshop, a gala
 Decide where, and when and how much to charge
 Tell people about it so they come
 Do the event
   Really, it’s just a few steps. But so many traps in...

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Upcoming Payroll and Staff Deadlines

March 13, 2017 — By Lisa Maslove Now that you’ve filed your T4s, it’s time to think about the next payroll-related deadlines. Deadlines Coming Up Annual returns for the Employer Health Tax are due March 15th. This program only applies to employers with a payroll of over $450,000 per year. That's approximately 15 full time staff members. Also, March 31st is the deadline for completing...

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Additional Posts

Do Your Emails Get Answers? - February 15, 2017

Guelph's Good Giving Guide - December 16, 2016

Living Wage - why not? - November 25, 2016

Changing Everything - October 14, 2016

Entrepreneurship is... - October 6, 2016

Meet The Bs? Yes Please! - August 2, 2016

Millenial Is A State Of Mind - April 28, 2016

Are You AODA Compliant? - March 3, 2016

Stress and the Entrepreneur - February 3, 2016

Why We Went For The B - August 3, 2015

The Wisdom of Women - May 10, 2015

We're Back From Bootcamp - March 13, 2015

That Third One Is Tricky - January 28, 2015

Let's Talk About Posters - December 17, 2014

Our 3rd Bottom Line - September 24, 2014

What Is This Flow Thing? - July 23, 2014

Schedule Solutions - January 8, 2014

Happy New Year? - September 13, 2013

Get Out Of Your Box - April 2, 2013

Bookkeeping - March 12, 2013

What Kind of Hungry - March 10, 2013

Hearts In The Right Place - February 27, 2013

The Friend With The Pick Up Truck - February 11, 2013

Why Do You Do It Pt. 2 - January 28, 2013

Why Do You Do It - January 15, 2013

New Beginnings - January 2, 2013