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Your Partner in the Post-CEBA Era

GigHound
January 19, 2024

Yesterday’s deadline for the repayment of the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) loans has put many businesses in a challenging financial position. With the need to repay these loans and the loss of the forgivable portion for those who couldn't meet the deadline, cost-cutting and efficient workforce management have become more crucial than ever. Fortunately, GigHound has been able to help a number of businesses weather the financial strains of the pandemic with our flexible, at-the-ready workforce.

The CEBA Loan Repayment Impact:

As reported by Human Resources Director Canada, the deadline for CEBA loan repayments has led to increased financial pressure on businesses. Dan Kelly, president of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), expressed concern, stating, "For many businesses, CEBA will be the straw that breaks the camel's back." This situation underscores the need for businesses to find cost-effective ways to operate.

Why Our Customers Choose GigHound:

GigHound offers a solution that aligns with the current economic landscape, providing businesses with the flexibility to manage their workforce without the financial burden of full-time staffing.

Flexible Workforce Management: GigHound allows businesses to scale their workforce up or down based on demand, avoiding the fixed costs associated with full-time employees.

Cost Savings: By utilizing GigHound's platform, businesses can save on expenses related to recruitment, training, and benefits typically associated with permanent staff.

Legal Compliance and Worker Protection: GigHound ensures that all workers are legally employed and protected, offering peace of mind to businesses amidst changing employment laws.

Efficient Operations: With GigHound, businesses can quickly fill staffing gaps, ensuring operational efficiency without the long-term financial commitment.

In the wake of the CEBA loan repayment deadline, businesses will be looking for ways to remain financially viable while maintaining operational efficiency. GigHound provides a flexible, cost-effective solution for workforce management, helping businesses navigate  not just these, but any, challenging times. 

We’ve helped our customers adapt to the ever changing economic landscape of these last 3 years and ensured their workforce needs are always met — and we plan to continue doing just that, every day.

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