Identifying the necessary services required to build and scale your business can be a labour-intensive process. The GVBOT Small Business Toolkit is designed to eliminate the guesswork and save you money.
The toolkit is filled with offers exclusive to members of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and includes services that fit the unique needs of your business. From Human Resources and Legal Services to Telecommunications, you will find a broad range of tools to help grow your business.
Chemistry Consulting Group – Save 15% on an HR Audit
Understanding the BC Employment Standards Act is a complex undertaking to which large organizations dedicate an enormous amount of time. Aligning with the act is crucial to ensuring your business avoids the risks associated with not adhering to those standards.
An HR audit from Chemistry Consulting Group will evaluate your current human resources policies and procedures, documentation, and systems, while assessing compliance with statutory obligations as they relate to HR practices and policies guided by the BC Employment Standard Act.
The review will identify any needs/gaps within your processes and provide a detailed report with suggestions and recommendations highlighting modifications based on HR best practices.
Frequent changes in the rules and regulations of HR functions might mean your policies and processes are outdated, leaving you open to risk.
Chemistry Consulting Group is a team of human resources experts that offer a range of services tailored to each of their individual clients. They are just the right size to deliver exceptional results with a personal touch. The HR professionals at Chemistry will take the time to understand your business needs and provide support in the areas where you need it, so you can continue to do what you do best – and let them handle the rest.
Bustlin – Free Digital Assessment
Bustlin's all-in-one CRM, Sales and Marketing System helps local business owners unlock hidden growth levers by simplifying how they manage prospects, talk to shoppers, attract buyers and sell to customers.
Boost profits by defining, tracking and fine-tuning your sales processes.
Save hours of combing through paperwork, files and spreadsheets to find contact information.
Show higher in local search results while differentiating your business from competitors by automatically generating 5-star reviews.
Reach more prospects and simplify the way you talk with your customers by unifying Phone, Text, Email, Web Chat, Google Chat and Social Media messaging all into one platform.
If you are a growth-minded business owner who understands the correlation between efficient business processes, growth, profits and free time, but you are not sure where to start, we can help.
It starts with a Free Digital Assessment.
We will review your current contact management tools, communication channels, online reputation, marketing efforts and sales processes to unlock your hidden growth levers.
At the end of the assessment, you will have a clear growth strategy to:
- Improve work efficiency across your business
- Free up spare time to do as you please
- Increase sales, revenue and profits
When it comes to starting, growing and scaling a business, we want to be your partner.
Exclusive to GVBOT only:
- 10% off of monthly plans
- 20% off of annual plans
- Activation fees waved
- Customer success rep
- Free Digital Assessment
Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance – A benefit plan that is perfect for small business.
The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan has been protecting Canadian firms for over 50 years.
More than 30,000 small to midsize businesses choose the Chambers Plan to protect their employees with comprehensive group benefits, including Health and Dental insurance, making it Canada’s #1 employee benefits plan for small business.
This plan is exclusive to businesses that are members of a board of trade or chamber of commerce.
To find out more visit chamberplan.ca
TELUS – Amazing offers for small business owners
Take advantage of our latest member offers to improve connectivity, collaboration, security and more. Move your business forward with TELUS.
To learn more, login to your GVBOT Member Account using the login at the top right of this page.
Bennett Jones LLP – Receive up to two hours of complimentary consultation.
- Initial ESG Assessment – one-hour consultation with a Bennett Jones LLP associate with expertise in environmental, social and corporate governance matters and an ESG considerations template
- Shareholder Agreement Considerations – one-hour consultation with a Bennett Jones LLP associate to discuss shareholder agreement considerations and recommendations and a shareholder agreement consideration checklist
- Standard Form Contract Review – review of one template standard form agreement (up to two hours) by a Bennett Jones LLP associate with the appropriate subject matter expertise
- Minute Book or Corporate Records Review – review of minute books or corporate records for one company (up to two hours) with a list of recommendations for actions to be taken to ensure compliance with applicable corporate law and a minute book checklist for future reference
Scotiabank – $300 cash incentive offer available for new customers
Accelerate your business growth with Scotiabank
Get valuable advice to navigate your business forward and get a $300 cash bonus by opening up both a new Select Account for business and a business credit product, with a minimum limit of $20,000, between September 15 and October 31, 2021.
Also, additional limited time offers are available to our customers from our partners, including Chase, for merchant services and ADP, for payroll services and more.
For complete offer details, visit Scotiabank's website
As well as added value with
Supporting women-owned and women-led businesses
The Scotiabank Women Initiative is a signature program designed to increase economic opportunity for our clients who identify as women or non-binary to be successful, now and in the future. This globally expanding, unique offering helps thousands of women pursue their best professional and financial futures by providing unbiased access to capital and tailored solutions, bespoke specialized education, holistic advisory services and mentorship. Whether supporting women to take their careers and businesses further, collaborating with inclusion-focused leaders and companies, providing women-owned and women-led businesses with equitable access to funding or helping women take charge of their finances, The Scotiabank Women Initiative breaks down barriers to empower women to succeed on their own terms.
For more information, visit scotiabankwomeninitiative.com.
Complimentary two-hour session for Lean process improvement
MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada. Through partner-led engagements, they provide a collaborative, cost-effective approach to doing business and personalized strategies to help people and organizations succeed across the country and around the world.
Participate in an introductory training workshop led by Jie Feng and team. to Lean 6 sigma methodology and a process improvement identification.
The training is recommended for:
- Management including General Managers and C-suite
- Operations and Finance
- Supply Chain
- with a preferred company size of $10M+ gross revenue per year
Please contact Jie Feng at for more details.
BCAA Small Business Insurance – Receive a complimentary business insurance assessment and new customer discount.
BCAA Small Business Insurance is our newest insurance solution available for over 200 professions within business services, retail, construction, and real estate. We know that every BC business is unique. That's why we offer customized coverage, online convenience, and the support of expert help when you need it. Assess your business and the risks you face to find the exact insurance you need to protect your growth and potential. Made for busy entrepreneurs, from one BC business to another.