Work-from-home and innovative business models

Chatham-Kent Economic Development and Small Business Centre

In a time of drastic change not just locally, but around the world, businesses are being asked to look at how they can do things differently. With many people discovering they have some free time due to closures, take this opportunity to explore adapting your business model to improve your digital footprint and look at unique ways to become more resilient; but remember you don't have to do it alone. The team at Chatham-Kent Economic Development and the Small Business Centre are here to help businesses to discover opportunities to continue operations through work-from-home and innovative business models. 

Many of you will be familiar with the enhanced resources offered to businesses through our Small Business Centre by bringing on the Digital Service Squad. We can help your business explore tools such as:

  • Teleworking 
  • Online commerce
  • Webinars
  • Live streaming
  • Pay-wall content

From traditional brick and mortar stores, to service industry, and any other business who is looking at how they can improve their online presence – reach out to our Small Business Centre. We can help you with revising your business plan, understanding your options for online tools, and answer questions about the resources they may need. We're even here if you just want to run through an idea and get some honest business feedback. 

Federal Support For Small Businesses

Small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of the Canadian economy. During this extraordinary time, the Government of Canada is taking strong action to help Canadian businesses as COVID-19 is affecting them, their employees and their families.

Business continuity plan and templates for entrepreneurs

A well designed plan will help you minimize the risk that an emergency poses to your employees, clients and suppliers, the continuity of your business operations and your bottom line