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Consulting with Canadians on accessibility legislation

Between July 2016 and February 2017, the federal government is consulting Canadians on planned accessibility legislation. The goal of the law would be to promote equality of opportunity and increase the inclusion and participation of Canadians who have disabilities or functional limitations in all areas of every day life.

 

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Manitoba customer service accessibility standard in force and other accessibility news

The Manitoba Customer Service Accessibility Standard (CSAS) under the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) came into effect November 1, 2015. The CSAS requires all of Manitoba’s public, private and non-profit organizations with one or more employees that provide goods or services directly to the public or to another organization in Manitoba, to establish and implement measures, policies and practices to remove barriers for access to the goods or services it provides.

 

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Guidelines for organizational restructuring

When business owners, leaders and human resources professionals identify the opportunity to restructure their organization, they often wonder where to begin. Organization design need not be complex, so long as you follow some essential guidelines.

 

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Primacy of purpose is the most important factor in the effectiveness of a corporate website

When it comes to websites focus on the objective you want to achieve, achieve the hell out of it, and punt on all the rest. Once you lock in on what you want your website to achieve it will become a vastly more important resource to your business.

 

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Protecting your business from legal risks: a brief overview

For any business owner comes the responsibility to protect your assets and the reputation of your business. As you may know, reputation is everything when it comes to generating new clientele and keeping your existing clients. The implications to a business because of false or legitimate claims can be significant and in some cases can cause it to close entirely. Protecting your business and reputation from any such claims therefore needs to be considered at the planning stage, and regularly reviewed.

 

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