Entrepreneur's toolkit

Business tools to help you successfully manage, grow and promote your business

To succeed today you need to have sound business sense and a set of practical tools. We offer several free resources including eBooks, webinars and business templates that will be useful whether your business is just starting out or is already well established.

Templates & business guides

Our guides and business templates are designed to help you set your business on the right path and increase your chance of success.



How to get a business loan

Find out how to prepare a winning loan request by understanding what bankers look for, how they'll assess your request and what you can do to help them say yes, even if you're a first-time business borrower.


Newsletter and Economic letter

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Make your company irresistible to Millennials

If your company helps create local prosperity, a healthy community and a cleaner environment, it’ll attract Millennials. Five tips to use your strengths.

How to brand and sell to Millennials

Millennials will control 30% of retail spending by 2020. Do you know how you’ll attract these new customers? Learn how.

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