Our Favourite Podcasts in 2020

My name is Alif, the Marketing Specialist here at PaymentEvolution, and in this blog, I want to share with you some of our favourite podcasts we love listening to here at PaymentEvolution. How I collected my “data” First, in order to figure out what sorts of podcasts my team members listen to, I had to…

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 into 2021 with some suggesting…

Ontario ESA Amendments Introduce “Infectious Disease Emergency Leave” Protection

On May 29, 2020, and in light of recent events, the Ontario Government amended the Ontario Employment Standards Act (ESA): Infectious Disease Emergency Leave Regulations 228/20. The new rules provide temporary relief for businesses from potentially triggering termination pay or severance to non-union employees who have been temporarily experiencing a reduction in wages or hours…

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 to help. In Canada, spring…

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. Facing this new phase in…

PaymentEvolution’s 2020 SMB Economic Pledge – Our FinTech Response to COVID-19

Not long ago, the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Since that time, the PaymentEvolution team has been working hard to support each other, our clients, and the wider Canadian economy. We’ve been busy. Our Customer Success team has fielded 1000s of support calls related to wage subsidies,…

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 a painful reality and one…

COVID-19 Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Announcing COVID19 Emergency Benefits in Canada On March 25, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, economies around the world are facing difficult times. Canada is no exception. While Employment Insurance (EI) and wage subsidies are in place to support some Canadians, many…