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25 Tools That Help with Inventory Management for Small Business

Posted by equilease_admin on September 14, 2017

Inventory Management for small business

Inventory management goes much further than merely keeping track of products. Inventory management tools and software eliminates much of the guesswork, giving companies greater control of their business. Take a look at these software suites designed to streamline Inventory Management for small businesses. Read Mo‪re...

Watch for These Changes to HR Laws Relating to Contract Employees

Posted by equilease_admin on September 13, 2017

Watch for these changes to HR laws relating to contract employees

In Ontario, employers may now be subject to serious penalties for misclassifying an employee.

If your organization currently utilizes the services of contract employees, proposed employment law changes introduced recently by the Ontario government should give you cause for concern.

That’s because Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals have substantially upped the ante when it comes to protecting Ontario workers at a time when precarious and part-time employment opportunities become more abundant and traditional full-time positions — with competitive salaries and benefits — become increasingly scarce. At least some of these proposed changes are justifiable, but their quick implementation is all but guaranteed to create challenges for employers, ranging from multinationals to SMBs, operating in the province.


The government released a set of proposed labour and employment law changes set to come into effect over the next two years. When passed, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, will be the most sweeping package of amendments to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act in at least a generation. Read Mo‪re...

Social Media Sites Take On Kijiji, Craigslist As Second-Hand Sales Soar

Posted by equilease_admin on September 12, 2017

Social Media Selling Varagesale

Facebook's Marketplace and startups like VarageSale are the latest to muscle in on a growing community of consumers.

Kijiji and Craigslist disrupted print classifieds and moved much of them online. Now social media selling is disrupting Kijiji and Craigslist, according to Janet Bannister, who is in a position to know — she founded Kijiji in Canada and is now a member of the board of directors at VarageSale.

“It creates what feels like a friendlier and more social place to buy and sell,” said Bannister. Second-hand sellers are using social media platforms like Instagram, posting items for sale using hashtags, like #Torontobuyandsell or #buyandsell, or #buyandsellkicks and the newly launched #FacebookMarketplace. Read Mo‪re...

Lease Financing for Foliot Furniture

Posted by equilease_admin on September 8, 2017

Foliot Furniture Hospitality Furniture Leasing

One of our Latest Deals: FOLIOT FURNITURE Educational Housing Furniture $155,000 @ 36 months. Equilease worked with a world-renowned academic-athletic private school in Ontario to obtain furniture for their student dormitories. Our client is dedicated to providing ambitious boys and girls the very best in academics along with elite hockey. The school helps prepare young athletes to achieve their dreams and goals of reaching the next level in hockey. Many of their students go on to successful careers at the junior and pro levels as well as play for national teams and even in the Olympics.

About our Vendor: Foliot Furniture has been manufacturing high-quality furnishings for the hospitality and education industries for over 20 years. A true Canadian success story, Foliot Furniture has delivered over 300,000 rooms to colleges, universities, hotels and resorts throughout North America. Their skilled furniture craftsmen and interior designers are among the best in the business, producing furniture collections that are both aesthetically pleasing and highly durable.

Equilease provides financing for all types of furniture from all dealers. Call 1-800-463-2081 to see how easy it is to lease equipment with us!


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