ON-LINE RESOURCES & LINKS

The Small Business Centre, established in 2002, is an on-going economic development partnership between the Province of Ontario, the City of Woodstock and Oxford County. It is a part of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs that serve Ontario’s small business community by providing training and support to entrepreneurs in Oxford County looking to start or grow their business.  From concept, through start-up and early growth stages, the Centre is a one-stop source for information, guidance and professional advice on starting and running a successful business.

Accounting, Tax & Bookkeeping

Accounting, Tax & Bookkeeping Resources

 

Business Education

Business Education Resources

 

Business Planning Tools

Business Financing & Incentives

 

Business Planning Resources

 

Youth Financing & Incentives

 

Community & Social Services

Community & Social Services Resources

 

Community Employment Services

Community Employment Service Resources

 

Downtown BIA

Downtown BIA Resources

 

Food Safety

Food Safety Resources

 

Health & Safety Program

Health & Safety Program Resources

 

Human Resource Programs

Human Resources

 

Location & Expansion

Location & Expansion Resources

 

Media

Libraries

 

Media Resources

 

Municipal Permits, Licenses and Zoning for Business

Municipal Resources

 

Networking & Advocacy

Networking & Advocacy Resources

 

Provincial And Federal Government Contacts

 

Quick Links

Statistics And Data

 

Youth Clubs

Youth Club Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are the response links to some of the most common questions people ask when starting and growing a business. If you have additional questions, or would like to talk to an advisor in person, please contact the Centre to make an appointment.

  • How do I start a business?

  • What are the different types of business structures?

  • What are the different types of business registrations and how do I register?

  • What types of permits/licenses do I need for my business?

  • What is a business plan and why do I need one?

  • What types of taxes do I need to pay or collect for my business?

  • What types of insurance do I need for my business?

  • Are there any grants/government funding available for my business?

  • Where do I get professional advice for my business?

  • Should a NEW HIRE be an employee or contractor?

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The Small Business Centre

453 Dundas Street

Woodstock, ON  N4S 1C2

info@thesmallbusinesscentre.ca

519-532-0063

Hours of Operations

Monday - Friday             9:00am - 4:00pm

 

Open every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month until 9:00pm