Vaccination Policy

Mandatory or Voluntary? That is the Question As COVID 19 vaccines are rolled out across Canada, as a business owner, you may be starting to wonder if all of your staff need to be vaccinated and whether you need to create a vaccination policy. Creating a vaccination policy may be […]

Is Your Business Prepared for a Workplace Inspection?

In early November, the Ontario Government mobilized approximately 200 provincial offence and by-law officers in a campaign aimed to educate, enforce, and ensure businesses are complying with COVID-19 Workplace Safety Regulations.  These inspections are not scheduled in advance, and businesses cannot deny the officers access to the workplace premises. MOL […]

SMB’s Guide to Remote Onboarding For New Employees During COVID-19

The beginning of a new job is an exciting and potentially scary part of the employee life cycle, especially when done remotely.  Onboarding Defined Known as “onboarding” across North America (and “induction” in other parts of the world), orienting an employee into a new role is a process of socialization […]

Deducting Home Office Expenses During COVID

Across the country, Canadians continue to cope with COVID-19’s second wave and as a result, many employees are still working from home while others are back at home after a brief stint in the office. As well, a number of companies have already let employees know they’ll be home-based well […]

How Do We Go Back?

Returning to work during a pandemic.  As we begin contemplating the new normal brought on by the realities of COVID-19, small and mid-sized businesses must navigate the unknown. But you’re not alone. PaymentEvolution is here with you and for you. We’re a Canadian SMB just like you and we want […]

Workplace Wellness In A Pandemic

This week will see a number of restrictions, put in place due to COVID-19, lifted in communities across Canada. We remain in a time of transition and unknowns. From front-line workers to small business owners, we are all doing our part to support ourselves and each other through this pandemic. […]

WSIB Entitlements During COVID-19 – Your Questions, Our Answers

Ontario WSIB entitlements have changed in light of COVID-19. We’ve received your questions and want to give you access to answers right here. If you want to know more, General Information While WSIB offices are closed during the mandatory shut down, staff remain available to help manage new claims and […]

Layoffs During The COVID-19 Crisis

What Small Business Owners Need To Know Across Canada, employers are facing the tough reality of staff layoffs due to the COVID-19 crisis. Some businesses have had to slow down operations dramatically and others have completely ceased operations for the foreseeable future. Either way, cutting staff due to COVID19 is […]