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Income Protection for Small Business
Thursday, 17 January 2013 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EST)
“Your health is your wealth” A saying that is as simple as it is complex. What would happen to you if you were not able to work for a while due to an accident or sickness? Who would run your business or provide for your family? This workshop will review the various strategies a small business can put in place to provide protection and improve employee retention.
By the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
- Understand the importance of this often overlooked part of a financial plan;
- Understand the basic options available for income protection;
- Know the tax implications of various methods;
- Understand how this can help improve employee loyalty.
Speaker Bio: Marc Johnstone is a trusted and experienced advisor with RBC Insurance. He graduated from St. Mary’s University in Halifax with a Bachelor of Commerce.
As an advisor, he has worked in financial services for 10 years with clients of all wealth levels and back grounds. This has given him a wide and varied perspective when dealing with people.
Further to this, Marc has worked as a part-time professor with Algonquin College in their marketing program since 2006. He lends his experience and talent to the future entrepreneurs and leaders of the city. Marc is a varied and engaging speaker who works to create on open and approachable atmosphere.
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Invest Ottawa - Entrepreneurship
Invest Ottawa is dedicated to helping Ottawa entrepreneurs make informed decisions about starting and growing their businesses. We promote Ottawa's economy, through the development of products and services that encourage entrepreneurship and support business growth.
Invest Ottawa has a staff of dedicated business professionals, who provide advice and counsel to entrepreneurs on a variety of levels. As well, we provide links to other business organizations, seminars and entrepreneurial events, online training and many other tools and resources to assist the budding entrepreneur.
Many of our entrepreneurship initiatives are supported by two main funding partners: the City of Ottawa; the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation; as well as four major sponsors: RBC Royal Bank; Logan Katz LLP; Low Murchison LLP; Mediaplus Advertising.