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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]