Choose province (Canada) or state (United States), and language

Online services – AccèsD, AccèsD Affaires, online brokerage, full service brokerage.

Log on to Desjardins online services.
 

You are here: Home > Co-opme > Your business > All tip sheets

Your browser is configured to not accept cookies. Some features of the site are not available or will not work correctly without cookies. Also, some information presented might not apply to your situation.
See How to enable cookies

Your browser is not supported by our website. Some features of the site are not available or will not work correctly.
See the procedure to update your browser.

Microsoft Edge causes problems on AccèsD. To fix the issue, please install the most recent Windows update.

All tip sheets

Select the topics you're interested in.

  • Phase




  • Topics








  • Type of business




Save your selections

Trust companies: A good solution or just costly?

Do you want to know if you should manage your investments personally or use a trust company? When is a trust company an essential, an asset or a costly option?

Learn more about Trust companies: A good solution or just costly?

Salary or dividends: Which one is right for you?

As both the owner and an employee of your company, you look for the best strategy to withdraw funds from your business. You should know that the answer depends on your current situation and cash flow needs.

Learn more about Salary or dividends: Which one is right for you?

Customer service: How to prevent complaints and handle those you get

Did you know that 13% of unhappy customers tell more than 20 people that they're dissatisfied? The quality of your service determines whether customers will come back and recommend your business to others—basically whether you'll earn their loyalty or not.

Learn more about Customer service: How to prevent complaints and handle those you get

5 steps to creating your website

Here the 5 fundamental steps to creating your website or making changes to an existing one: strategic planning, design, production, launch, operations.

Learn more about 5 steps to creating your website

Civil liability: Preventive measures to avoid lawsuits

Your business is liable for any property damage or physical or emotional injury it may cause to third parties. Adopting preventive measures can help you avoid being held responsible for bodily injuries and sued for civil liability.

Learn more about Civil liability: Preventive measures to avoid lawsuits

Is your business prepared to deal with an emergency?

No business is immune to disasters and their consequences, some of which can even threaten the company’s survival. Even worse, they could endanger the health and lives of employees. Fortunately, you can prepare for the unexpected with a solid emergency plan.

Learn more about Is your business prepared to deal with an emergency?

Due diligence: A critical step in buying a business

A critical step in buying a business, due diligence is done to support the terms of sale (e.g., purchase price may be revised to reflect points discovered). A long, intensive process, due diligence prepares you to negotiate effectively and make an informed decision.

Learn more about Due diligence: A critical step in buying a business

What is a letter of intent?

You're interested in buying a business and feel that you can start negotiations with the seller. However, certain preliminary steps often need to be taken to protect the rights of the parties involved in the transaction. The letter of intent is one of those steps.

Learn more about What is a letter of intent?

Toolbar