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Passing the torch: The complexities of succession planning

Passing the torch: The complexities of succession planning

It is a common scenario. An entrepreneur has put their heart and soul into developing a successful business and now has some crucial decisions to make about who will run the business and how the accumulated wealth will be shared after he or she retires or dies. Succession planning is a detailed, often emotional and […]

The Management Buyout: The Paradigm shift

The Management Buyout: The Paradigm shift

It was summer 2016 when Louise Radmore, president of Ottawa commercial property management company Paradigm Properties, decided to retire and begin winding down the company she established 20 years earlier. After notifying the staff and starting to notify clients, she began her path to retirement. In only a few days, she realized that perhaps it […]

GGFL Named top Employer for Recent Grads

GGFL Named top Employer for Recent Grads

GGFL has been named as one of Canada’s best employers for recent graduates by The Career Directory. By combining excellent career growth, extensive training and development opportunities and a modern benefits program, GGFL is able to offer summer students and recent graduates a supportive work environment to learn and grow. To learn more, visit our […]

New IRS Program Provides Relief For Those Who Relinquish US Citizenship

New IRS Program Provides Relief For Those Who Relinquish US Citizenship

By Monica Martinez, CPA, CA, CPA Principal, U.S. and Cross-Border Tax & Advisory Services On September 6, 2019, the IRS announced the new “Relief Procedures for Certain Former (US) Citizens” (Relief Procedures), which apply to certain individuals who have relinquished, or intend to relinquish their US citizenship (expatriate). If eligibility criteria are met, the new […]

How to Stress Test Your Business

How to Stress Test Your Business

We are in the midst of a remarkable economic period. A few weeks ago, ‘inverted yield curves’ brought predictions of an impending recession. In September, the TSX reached a record high and unemployment levels hit historic lows. But warning signs and threats persist, including on-going trade wars, geopolitical tensions in the EU and Middle East, […]

GGFL Named a Top Ten Employer in Ottawa

GGFL Named a Top Ten Employer in Ottawa

GGFL is very pleased to share the news that we have been awarded a 2019 Employees’ Choice Award as one of the top ten employers in Ottawa. The Employees’ Choice Awards celebrate companies whose employees say they are engaged in their work and feel connected to their place of employment. GGFL has always strived to […]