Avisar News

Avisar has partnered with the Entrepreneurial Leaders Organization (ELO) since 2010 and has been a silver sponsor of the Vancouver conference since 2011. We are excited to partner with ELO this year as they equip, connect and celebrate marketplace leaders at their upcoming event on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. At Avisar, we are passionate about......

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Abandoning paper-based processes can improve productivity and profits. The more a task can be automated, the greater the increase in productivity and the greater the reduction in employee overtime and management frustration. Even though technology can speed up operations and reduces costs, far too often owner-managers continue to embrace legacy behaviours that keep their businesses......

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Saving for retirement can be approached in several ways. Media ads constantly bombard us with images of happy, attractive couples enjoying their retirement years on a sunny beach in Jamaica or on a cruise ship in the Mediterranean. But to reach that dream, it is necessary to invest today’s earnings so that they will grow......

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Ensure your books are always in order for the CRA. Owner-managers work hard in their businesses but are often overwhelmed by the reporting requirements for the Canada Revenue Agency. Few owner-managers enjoy the time spent and cost required to meet the CRA requirements, let alone the actual taxes that have to be paid; nevertheless, owner-managers......

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A review of your HVAC system may show you how to improve your bottom line by saving on the cost of energy. Because lighting, heating and cooling represent 19%-25% of the cost of operating a commercial business, control of energy costs is essential to improving profit margins. A reduction of even 10% in these costs......

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Correct pricing can mean the difference between business success and failure. Setting the price point for your product or service is not simply the process of determining the cost of production then adding a mark-up. It is more a matter of understanding the price the consumer will accept as the value of your product or......

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Congratulations to Anil (Senior Manager) and his wife Salima on the birth of their daughter, Eshal. The family is delighted by their little girl and both mom and baby are doing well....

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We are excited to welcome two new members to the Avisar team this September. Kyle McElwee, Manager Kyle is joining the Avisar team with a good understanding of the mining and investment, oil, and gas industries. He is a qualified professional who has worked with multi-national operations in both private and public accounting settings. You......

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Avisar announces the retirement of one of its Senior Managers, Grace Stewart. Grace has been an integral member of Avisar for the last 16 years. Her leadership and dedication to the team and our clients will be remembered and valued. Although we will miss having Grace in our office, we celebrate this milestone with her......

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Even when interest rates are at historic lows, interest costs can be significant for businesses and owner-managers. The Business The significant rise in the cost of equipment, vehicles, real estate, and inventory has prompted many businesses to increase business debt. Low interest rates, combined with the ability to obtain larger loans with extended payment terms,......

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