Working with you, an RBC account manager can provide you with specialized financial advice and solutions tailored to your business needs whether you are an accountant, a lawyer, an architect, an engineer or any other type of business and professional services firm.
You are on: Recent Updates
The past 18 months haven’t been easy for architecture firms. But those who’ve survived have emerged leaner, smarter and better positioned to benefit from the coming recovery. Are you ready?
The economic outlook may still be uncertain, but glimmers of hope are beginning to become evident. In fact, the opportunities that are likely to arise over the next several months could represent the growth opportunity of a generation.
In the future, to not only thrive but survive, marketing services agencies must provide clients with results. That means clear metrics and actionable insights that drive repeatable results. Measurement is the new reality.
You are on: Research & Articles
Because clients rely on their expertise, advice and service, professionals have special risk management needs. As a provider of professional services, you face risks that other business owners don't have to take into account.
|Business & Professional Services|
|The case for greening your supply chain||Article|
|Going retro – making energy retrofits pay for themselves||Article|
|Reducing your paper waste||Article|
|The carbon effect||Article|
|Is water the next carbon?||Article|
|Adapting to climate change with Bob Oliver, executive director, Pollution Probe||Article|
|Adapting to climate change with Bob Oliver, executive director, Pollution Probe||Video|
|The sustainability advantage with expert Bob Willard||Video|
|The sustainability advantage with expert Bob Willard||Article|
|Igniting the flame of sustainability – How RBC made its sponsorship of the 2010 Olympic Torch Relay carbon neutral||Article|
|How RBC made its sponsorship of the 2010 Olympic Torch Relay carbon neutral||Video|
|The sustainability audit tool – How does your organization measure up?||Article|
|Building companies that last – An interview with Michael Hopkins, editor-in-chief of the MIT Sloan Management Review||Article|
|Building companies that last – A podcast interview with Michael Hopkins, editor-in-chief of the MIT Sloan Management Review||Other|
|Greening your business: A guide to getting started||Guide|
|So you want to buy a brownfield? Insights from a Canadian bank (slideshow)||Other|
|Understanding and Managing Short- and Long-term Debt||Guide|
|Maintaining a Balanced Cash Flow in Challenging Times||Article|
|Effective Risk Management Strategies for Small Business||Article|
|Managing Risk for Business||Guide|
|Effective Risk Management Strategies for Professionals||Article|
|U.S.–Bound Businesses Plan for Success||Article|
|European Ventures Require Knowledge and Insight||Article|
|For Canadian Companies, Trade Flows Into the Caribbean||Article|
|Building Your Brand in Chaotic Times||Article|
|From Downturn to Upside: New Thinking on Business Succession||Guide|
|Effective Risk Management Strategies for Your Farm or Agribusiness||Article|
|Are you “recovery ready”?||Article|
|RBC Architecture Industry Roundtable||Article|
|RBC Engineering Industry Roundtable||Article|
|Who Turned Out the Lights? – Architecture||Article|
|Who Turned Out the Lights? – Engineering||Article|
|How To Succeed With Business Succession Planning||Guide|
|RBC Business Succession Planning: Your Essential Road Map||Guide|
|Beringer Report – "Measure or Die"||Article|
|Finding New Ways To Build Employee Loyalty||Guide|
|Becoming An Employer of Choice||Guide|
|Improving Productivity Through Sound Business Practices||Guide|
|Managing for Growth||Guide|
|Marketing for Small Business||Guide|
|Small Business Financing in Canada||Guide|
|Streamlining Your Business||Guide|
|Personal Financial Management for Business Owners||Guide|
|Leverage Strengths and Minimize Costs with Strategic Outsourcing||Article|
|Building Strategic Alliances Can Strengthen Your Business||Article|
|Preventing fraud in your company||Article|
|Protect your business against internal fraud||Article|
|Loss Prevention and Security Self Assessment Guide||Guide|
|Myths vs. Reality – Credit from a Bank's Perspective||Webinar|
|Helping to Prevent Fraud in Your Business||Website|
|Business Insights – "Business Cycles"||Video|
|Business Insights – "Managing Business Risk"||Video|
|Business Insights – "Fraud Prevention"||Video|
|Business Insights – "Managing Cash Flows"||Video|
|Business Insights – "Employee Retention and Loyalty"||Video|
|Business Insights – "Investing in Equipment"||Video|
|Business Insights – "Business Succession Planning"||Video|
|Gain An Edge with Bid and Performance Guarantees||Article|
|Tips for Protecting Your Personal and Financial Information||Article|
|Managing Risk To Maximize Reward||Article|
|Business Succession – Planning For Success||Article|
|Managing Cash Flow||Article|
|Employee Retention In An Age Of Change||Article|
|Investing In Equipment||Article|
|Surviving the Cycle||Article|
|Business planning for the long term||Article|
|Business Succession Website||Website|
|Employee Loyalty Website||Website|
You are on: Clients’ Stories
RBC service and expertise impressed both the seller and buyer of this window manufacturing company.
Steve Booy's relationship with RBC has spanned over four decades — through the good times and through the tough times.
Three generations, two farms, one dream for the future. RBC helps develop a succession plan that gives them confidence about their future.
RBC makes business and personal dreams come to life for a successful Acadian family.
You are on: Tools & Calculators
Determining whether you have enough money to manage your business means creating a variety of realistic cash flow projections, taking as many factors into account as possible. That way, you're better prepared and can react quickly if things don't turn out as expected.
You are on: Webinars
View an archive or download an audio only podcast (MP3) With Wendy Carroll, Vice President, Leasing at RBC Royal Bank; whether you're a heavy manufacturer or a small retailer, Wendy will help you understand how to finance your next equipment purchase.
View an archive or download a podcast (MP3) where we share best practices in developing, financing and managing an effective energy retrofit plan.
View an archive or download a podcast of John Kuziora, Managing Director, Foreign Exchange at RBC Royal Bank. Whether you are a global business or just dealing with occasional cross–border transactions, John will help you determine what kind of FX strategy is appropriate for your organization and share the tools for how to develop one.
View an archive or download a podcast of Jay Stark, Vice President, Fraud Management providing an update on financial fraud and the best practices to help prevent it.
Contact an account manager knowledgeable in your industry today!