Mitigating business disruption
We are monitoring new developments closely and will provide insights, helpful advice and expertise as quickly as possible in order to help you minimize disruption.
A complete wrap-up across FX, interest rates, and energy commodities.
ATB's Vice-President and Chief Economist Todd Hirsch gives an honest look at Alberta’s economy and provides expert insight into how we can move towards a better future.
How an Edmonton entrepreneur overhauled her business to create a life of balance and happiness.
Tips for entrepreneurs on managing business loan deferral repayment including how to forecast and review your operating budget, and how to update and evolve your business plan.
An in-depth discussion around 2020 Q3 market uncertainty and fluctuations, along with predictions on what might be ahead of us as we continue working towards recovery.
How ATB leadership led the brand through COVID-19 while keeping focus on the well-being of more than 5,000 team members
Brands with purpose-driven cultures are being called on in these times of crisis, with an opportunity to demonstrate and elevate their purpose.
Not only does being a purpose-driven brand boost both a company’s profile and bottom line, but it can also enhance employee satisfaction and engagement.
Malware, or harmful software programs, can infiltrate your network, hijack your systems and steal your identity.
Entrepreneurs who reflect on their failures are creating space for the most powerful learning they will experience throughout their entrepreneurial journeys.
Credential stuffing attacks represent one of the biggest security threats to businesses today. But many business owners aren’t aware of how it can impact them
Identifying and making strategic adjustments to address challenges is crucial for driving long-term entrepreneurial success.
Insights for Alberta business owners who were not able to secure government relief through COVID-19.
Advice for business owners about surviving and thriving during a recession or a financial crisis.
With a third of business owners behind on major bill payments, like rent and credit cards, it’s a good time to explore key strategies for navigating increased debt.
If you have to make that tough decision to close your business due to the crisis, many crucial financial considerations have to be managed so your exit goes smoothly.
While the economic climate could result in businesses closing, entrepreneurs may still have options before making the difficult decision of shutting down the company for good.
If you have to make that tough decision to close your business, here is some helpful advice around how to sort through the details.
Learn how Mike Morrison retooled his in-person conference SocialWest into SocialAtHome, bringing unique physical experiences to his virtual digital marketing conference.
A complete wrap-up across FX, interest rates, and energy commodities.
An in-depth discussion how to analyze and manage the risks in your current supply chain.
Tips on how to bank online responsibly and securely so that you and your employees can keep your business safe from online fraud actors.
Strategies that entrepreneurs can use to improve employee relations and prepare for their return to work.
The deferred federal and provincial income tax payment deadlines are approaching. We review considerations for Alberta businesses planning their cash flow.
A panel of diverse Indigenous entrepreneurs speak about how their intersectional identities have inspired and challenged them. We share key learnings and a follow-up Q&A.
As consumer behaviours shift to be more risk averse from both a health and security perspective, contactless payment options will be key for driving business transactions.
As Alberta's businesses reopen, HR teams are must integrate workplace policies that safeguard physical and mental wellbeing while remaining focused on strategic priorities.
Establishing strong relationships and boosting the visibility in the supply chain will be crucial for business owners as we enter a new economic landscape.
Leverage virtual networking events to connect with leads and nurture those leads to become customers.
A strategic risk management framework can help mitigate risk and protect your business from the impact of swinging currency exchange rates.
Our Financial Markets Group addresses the volatility we have experienced in the past several weeks and their thoughts on where we go from here.
If you need help improving your short-term cash flow as a result of COVID-19, ATB’s Agriculture Loan Deferral program may be a good option for you.
Even in a digital landscape, cheque fraud is still the number one type of payment fraud experienced by Canadians today. Here are some helpful tips to help you mitigate risk.
Premiums and the cost of borrowing has increased. Let’s take a deep dive into the numbers behind borrowing capital.
A few tips for entrepreneurs considering crowdfunding to help with cash flow challenges during economic uncertainty.
Victoria Smith of Stress Less Ladies leads a discussion around how we might build resilience, find opportunity and make time for self-care.
If you have experienced financial hardship as a result of COVID-19, here are some tips on how to choose the right relief program for your small business.
Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the opportunity to introduce more sophisticated fraud schemes while businesses are at their most vulnerable.
Understanding scenario analysis could be crucial for getting the most out of cash flow both in the short, and long-term.
Understanding cash flow is powerful as business owners analyze the health of their business and prepare for the future.
As Alberta comes face to face with yet another economic downturn, perhaps we can level set our expectations on what’s to come based on past recessions.
Learn how you could apply best business practices that not only mitigate cash flow loss, but also provide room for opportunity.
In the wake of COVID-19, integrating the right optimization strategies will be crucial for navigating disruption and getting back to business in the new normal.
As we continue to navigate the economic climate of COVID-19, there are a number of factors impacting the Canadian market environment.
Understanding the benefits and effects relief programs will have on your business.
Learn about crowdfunding strategies that can help entrepreneurs raise capital for their business during COVID-19 challenges.
Exploring the critical components of an impactful business continuity plan that allows you to evolve, pivot, and activate throughout the COVID crisis.
How can business owners integrate contingency plans to address the significant impact COVID-19 has had on the global supply chain?
For entrepreneurs struggling through economic crisis, maintaining cash flow has become the singular business priority.
During an economic downturn, cash flow forecasting will be critical for helping small business owners survive in the short and long term.
The global economic crisis has brought critical challenges to entrepreneurs’ doorsteps. But behind those challenges, lies opportunity.
In times of crisis, how can business leaders manage personal mental health while also prioritizing the well-being of the team members throughout their organization?
An estate freeze may be the most valuable tax strategy for your business during an economic crisis.
These times of uncertainty may actually provide you the pause and focus you need to optimize the value of your business should you choose to sell post-crisis.
Uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic has led to a sharp increase in digital, credit card and other types of fraud. Learn what the scams are and how to protect your business.
As Albertan businesses shift to work from home environments, here are some helpful strategies for business owners and leaders to consider.
Learn about key tactics fraud actors are using to capitalize on fears surrounding COVID-19 along with other leading fraud trends facing businesses today.
After a couple of challenging crop years, current liabilities may begin to creep up, putting pressure on that ratio of current assets to current liabilities