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Businesses and organizations look for fun but safe options for holding year-end celebrations with employees
Despite the high number of organizations forced to lay off employees, an even higher proportion say they plan to hire new staff
Despite sharp decline in business confidence levels, a sizable number of local businesses reported rising revenues and plans to recruit new employees.
Pandemic weighs down business outlook but sparks new opportunities for local economy
Survey gathered data from hundreds of local business leaders about their market outlook, hiring intentions, financial performance and other key metrics.
As the local economy emerges from COVID-19, the Welch LLP Ottawa Business Growth Survey is taking on an even greater importance.
Firms build up their arsenal of AI technology as they transition from providing tax and accounting services to using data analytics software to help clients forecast sales and track spending.
Efforts support The Ottawa Mission, where staff are working around the clock to provide essential services.
Largest and most comprehensive study of Ottawa-area businesses includes special cybersecurity focus in 2020
In the first video of our Coping with COVID-19 series, OBJ digs into an issue that’s top of mind for many local business owners ​– maintaining cash flow during an unprecedented global pandemic