Industry TrendsMarket Research

Canadian businesses believe burnout will hurt companies’ bottom line this year, new Sage study in Canada finds

Business leaders share concerns for employees’ wellbeing; a hybrid work model; and investing for recovery TORONTO, ON–Sage, the market leader in cloud business management solutions, uncovered the impact of burnout on Canadian businesses in a new commissioned report – 2021 Forward Together. The report found: Among businesses hurt by the …

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Half of global citizens risk missing out on governments’ digital services boom due to privacy concerns–EY survey

LONDON, UK–Governments pushing ahead with increased online services run the risk of alienating large numbers of their citizens due to concerns around data privacy, according to How can digital government connect citizens without leaving the disconnected behind? a new EY survey of 12,100 respondents across 12 countries. Conducted by Ipsos …

Fraud & IdentityMarket Research

More than half of Canadians feel vulnerable to financial fraud–TD Bank survey

Social isolation, increased online activities cited as contributing factors to vulnerability TORONTO, ON–According to a TD Bank survey for this year’s Fraud Prevention Month, more than half of Canadians polled feel vulnerable to financial fraud. Respondents point to social isolation and online behaviours such as sharing too much information on …

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Women entrepreneurs who apply for business loans are more likely than men to be approved, Scotiabank survey finds

On its first year anniversary, The Scotiabank Women Initiative™ releases new survey findings, expands program to Global Banking and Markets (GBM) TORONTO, ON–Women entrepreneurs who apply for business loans may fare better than they expect, according to survey results released today by Scotiabank on the first anniversary of The Scotiabank …

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CFIB Survey asks “Where do Canada’s small businesses bank?”

RBC, Scotiabank remain the most used banks by entrepreneurs, but smaller institutions gained ground TORONTO, ON–With a market share of 20 per cent, Royal Bank of Canada continues to be the most used bank by small and mid-sized businesses while the smallest businesses, those with fewer than five employees, primarily …

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More Canadian Workers Paying “Time Off Tax”: ADP Canada study

Canadians are working an average of four extra days to make up for time off TORONTO, ON—-An increasing number of working Canadians anticipate putting in extra hours before or after a vacation this year, according to ADP Canada’s most recent Workplace Insight Study. Now in its fourth year, the study …

CryptocurrenciesMarket Research

Study unveils Canada’s 32 publicly traded companies with cryptoasset holdings; estimates combined crypto holdings at more than CAD$100M

Despite lack of standardized guidance for cryptoasset holdings, the majority of the Canadian public companies applied a principles-based approach TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2019 /CNW/ – With the rapid proliferation of the cryptoasset market, there is still significant ambiguity in professional financial communities regarding this new asset class. Today, Chartered Business …