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Make the best decisions for your business during this exceptional situation

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As a self-employed worker, what do I do to get through the crisis?

If you’re self-employed, several support measures and programs put in place by governments and financial institutions are available to help you.

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Should I change my business model?

Is your business facing challenges related to COVID-19? If you're thinking about reviewing your business model, check out our tips to guide you in your thinking.

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How can I improve my business cash flow?

For small and medium-sized businesses, keeping a close eye on your accounts is more crucial than ever. Learn how to calculate and optimize your cash flow.

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Consult our support measures for businesses and our most recent updates on the situation.

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Listen to our experts again

National Bank experts share their advice to help your business cope during the current situation.


Your business during a crisis [May 28, 2020]

How to adapt your business model? What solutions can optimize your cash flow? Our experts Bijan Bolouri, President and co-founder of b.cycle Montreal, and Isabelle Savard, Vice-President, Commercial Strategy and Sales Effectiveness at National Bank, answered your questions live.

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Entrepreneurs and self-employed workers [May 1, 2020]

Stéphane Achard, Senior Executive Vice-President, Business and Insurance, and Isabelle Savard, Vice-President, Strategy and Sales Effectiveness at National Bank answered your questions live.

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Entrepreneurs, National Bank answer your questions [April 1, 2020]

If COVID-19 has impacted your business and you need help, Stéphane Achard and Isabelle Savard can provide information on the various programs and support measures currently available.

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SMEs: how to finance my projects?

Do you have a small business? Take a look at the best practices for running a business.

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