Advice+ Centre for business

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Scotiabank Business Plan Writer

The most important user of your business plan is you.

Use our interactive planning tool to create your custom business plan.

Facing the future with cautious optimism

It’s difficult to predict how the next six months will unfold, but we do know there will be obstacles to overcome. It is now more important than ever to have a plan in place to chart a new path forward, weather any storms ahead and thrive in a post-pandemic world. Download Scotiabank’s new small business report: The New Path to Impact: Facing the Future with Cautious Optimism”

Small Business Solutions Builder

Determine the best solutions based on your business needs!

Use this interactive selector to help you find the right combination of banking solutions for your business.

5 ways to get your business off the ground

Successful entrepreneurs understand that behind every great business idea is extensive research and sound planning. Here are some ways to start planning to get your business off the ground.

5 reasons customers aren’t buying

Sales are what make or break a business, but unless you're a natural at selling, the process can feel daunting.

How to deal with unpaid invoices

Bad debts are a part of business life. But a large unpaid invoice can cause your small business serious harm; in some cases, it can mean the difference between staying afloat and closing your doors.

6 steps to better cash flow

Improving your cash flow is critical to your overall success.

Sell your business to family or strangers?

To make that process easier and more lucrative, you need a proper plan in place.