Support Services for Business

Community Futures offers Business Services to support small business

Community Futures Development Corporation of Chatham-Kent (CFDCCK) is a one-stop resource offering no charge, one-on-one Business Services to any start-up or existing, local, small business.
And you are here !
Business Services include chats / information to answer your questions on business planning, forms of business ownership, pricing and gross margin calculating, business registering, manual business bookkeeping systems, understanding Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), the how to’s of payroll, partnerships, intellectual property, and lots of other business topics.
Whether you are interested in one topic, multiple topics, or all topics, Community Futures is easy to talk with, and is here to help you.
Contact us !: http://cfdcck.on.ca/CMS/?page_id=20


Chatham-Kent Public Libraries

Access Business Resources at your Public Library.
Resources available for business owners and/or your employees include books on all kinds of business topics, free access to interactive, instructor-led online business courses, access to thousands of legal forms used in business, the latest census information for Chatham-Kent, listings of very helpful websites and Government resources.
Your Public Library is a local and excellent business resource for you.
Visit: http://www.chatham-kent.ca/PublicLibraries/Research/Pages/Business.aspx


Chatham-Kent Small Business Centre (CKSBC)

The one-stop destination for business information and support services to help entrepreneurs and small business develop and succeed throughout Chatham-Kent. Services are offered whether you are thinking of starting a business, starting a business, or growing your business.
Visit: https://www.chatham-kent.ca/SmallBusinessCentre/Pages/Default.aspx


Chatham-Kent Economic Development Services (EcDev)

Promotes Chatham-Kent as a location for business, industry and tourism destinations.
They provide confidential business assistance with available site and building information, community briefings and tours, statistics, research, grant writing and customized information packages.
Visit: http://www.chatham-kent.ca/EconomicDevelopment/Pages/default.aspx


Canada – Starting A Business

The steps you need to consider before operating a business in Canada.
Visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/business/start.html


Canada – Maintaining and Growing Your Business

Find out what you need to do to help your business thrive and remain in good standing.
Visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/business/maintaingrowimprovebusiness.html


Canadian Management Centre

“Training for the real world”. As a leading not-for-profit provider of training and development solutions, Canadian Management Centre (IMACAN Management Centres) is dedicated to helping strengthen organizations, one professional at a time.
Visit http://www.cmctraining.org/     


Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC)

A not-for-profit organization of manufacturers, dedicated to facilitating member development towards greater global competitiveness, as a strong community infrastructure of business.  Currently EMC is responsible for contributing primary expertise and industry knowledge resources towards the success of their member manufacturers.
Visit http://www.emccanada.org/