• MANAGEMENT & CONSULTING SERVICES

    Financial | Labour Relations | Events | Start-Ups

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    About us

     

    Western Business Solutions is your premier destination for comprehensive consulting services to help you thrive in your business or non-profit. We specialize in financial management, event planning, labour relations and startup services, with our team members based in Calgary, Edmonton and the Central Alberta region.

     

    Our team of expert consultants utilize their decades of experience to provides strategic and operational support to optimize every aspect of your organization for success.

     

    You’ve likely heard the cliché “It’s lonely at the top”. We can tell you from experience, it’s even more lonely as a business owner when you’re slipping towards the bottom.

     

    If you’re feeling stressed, anxious or worried at any stage of your business or organization owner reach out to us – the first 30 minutes is always free.

  • Accelerate your financial growth

    Strong financial management is vital for achieving long-term success.

    Planning

    The cornerstone of any thriving company rests upon a well-defined financial strategy. Whether embarking on initial steps, expanding operations or adapting to a new market, we can simplify your options to lay the groundwork and ensure your organization is poised for a resilient and prosperous financial trajectory.

    Managing

    Effective financial management keeps your plan on track. Our advisors guarantee transparent oversight, command, and comprehension of your company's financial affairs. Our full-cycle bookeeping services provide your organization with the insight necessary to administer operations adeptly.

    Efficiency

    It can be overwhelming to evaluate the most efficient and effective way to operate your organization on a day-to-day basis. Our consultants analyze your business operations to identify opportunities for cost reduction, process optimization, and efficiency improvement to enhance profitability and financial performance.

    Growing

    Expanding your organization necessitates a profound grasp of data. Our consultants empower entrepreneurs to interpret financial patterns, factors influencing performance, and avenues for growth. Through tailored financial analysis, our recommendations empower you to navigate the competitive environment and pursue strategic expansion.

  • Turning Pitfalls into Pathways to Success

    50% of all new business start-ups won't make it five years. Let us help you beat the odds.

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    Business Plan Analysis

    Many people don't like basic math, even more people don't like financial math. If you're one of those people and you're starting out on your entrepreneurial journey, we can help give you the full picture. We can assist you with real world scenarios and hidden costs that your bank representative, lawyer or accountant may not have the experience or perspective to offer.

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    Leasing

    Negotiating your first commercial lease can be equivalent of you going one-on-one with Lebron James. We provide initial evaluation services and can guide you in the negotiation process in advance of your final review by your legal. Pro-tip: At any point, if you hear the word "boilerplate", you should give us a call.

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    Operations

    Chances are you're starting a business to pursue your passion, not to manage costs, logistics, people or technology (unless that is your passion). If it's not one of those things, we can help. Whether it's helping you set up your internal systems or assisting in the management of them, we're here to help you pursue that dream of making a living doing what you love.

  • Labour Relations

    Over sixty years of labour and union management experience.

    Union Negotiations and Collective Bargaining

    We providing expertise and guidance during negotiations between management and labor unions to reach collective bargaining agreements. This includes analyzing contract proposals, developing negotiation strategies, and representing the organization during bargaining sessions.

     

    Union Avoidance Strategies

    Assisting organizations in implementing proactive measures to prevent unionization efforts among their workforce. This may involve conducting vulnerability assessments, training managers on effective communication techniques, and addressing employee concerns to maintain a union-free workplace.

     

     

    Labor Relations Training

    Offering training programs for managers and supervisors on labor laws, union regulations, and effective labor relations practices. This helps ensure that management is equipped to handle union-related issues and maintain positive relationships with unionized employees.

     

     

    Grievance Handling and Arbitration

    Assisting with the resolution of grievances and disputes between management and unionized employees. Our consultants provide guidance on grievance procedures, provide representation during arbitration hearings, and work to resolve conflicts in a fair and timely manner.

     

     

    Union Campaign Management

    Supporting organizations facing union organizing campaigns by providing strategic advice, conducting employee sentiment surveys, and developing communication plans. Our team can help your organization navigate the complexities of union organizing efforts and minimize the risk of unionization.

     

     

    Strike Preparedness and Management

    Helping organizations develop contingency plans and strategies to mitigate the impact of potential labor strikes or work stoppages. Our consultants assist in developing communication plans and work with your legal team in managing legal and regulatory compliance during labor disputes.

     

     

    Union Awareness Training

    Offering educational programs for employees to raise awareness about unionization, their rights and obligations under labor laws, and the potential implications of union representation. Our independent consultants help organizations foster open dialogue and maintain transparency regarding labor relations issues.
  • Enhance your brand with a legendary event

    Set the stage for success with our Event Management Services

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    Political

    From campaign rallies to fundraising galas and everything in between, we specialize in orchestrating seamless and impactful political events that captivate audiences and rally support. Our experienced team handles every detail with precision, from venue selection and logistics planning to audiovisual production and guest management. With our expertise at your disposal, you can focus on your message while we ensure your event leaves a lasting impression with your constituents.

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    Award Galas

    Roll out the red carpet and celebrate excellence with our award-winning event management company. Specializing in creating unforgettable awards shows that shine a spotlight on your honorees, we bring your vision to life with precision and flair. From glamorous venue selection to flawless production and seamless execution, our experienced team handles every detail with finesse. With our expertise, your awards show will dazzle attendees and leave a lasting impression on all who attend. Heck, as you can see in this photo, we can even make a gym look like a million bucks!

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    Corporate Golf Tournaments

    With more and more organizations jumping on board the golf tournament bandwagon, it has become increasingly competitive and many golf tournaments end up having to cancel due to low registration numbers. Our experience in running successful golf tournaments including program management, sponsor engagement, course liason and tournament day logistics can help ensure your event sets the standard for enjoyment and value. We can help ensure you're not only successful this year, but that your participants mark next year's tournament on the calendar as well!

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    Pop-Up Marketing

    When it comes to hosting a pop-up marketing evening for your existing clients, every detail matters, and that's where we excel. Our team specializes in crafting immersive and memorable experiences that captivate your audience and strengthen client relationships. From concept development to execution, we work closely with you to ensure every aspect of your pop-up event reflects your brand's identity and objectives. Bring us your objectives and we'll turn them into reality!

  • Let's Stay Connected

    Western Business Solutions is a division of The Williams Group of Companies.

    To learn more about our organization CLICK HERE.

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    (Toll-Free) 1.888.386.0610 ext. 204
    (AB) 403.755.6695