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Many businesses first hear about Thrive Liquor & Cannabis Advisors when they need a BC liquor license, although application support is just one of the many services that we provide our clients. Our liquor license consultants work with licensees at key times during the start-up phase, for liquor license application support, employee onboarding and training, compliance and operations audits.
Start-Up Phase Services
If you are considering buying a turnkey operation, our consultants can assess the operation and help you determine whether to go ahead with the purchase. While we are not accountants, because we work with so many liquor businesses, our senses are attuned to identifying positive performance indicators and red flags.
Businesses need municipal licenses for many reasons: to open a business, start new construction, or renovate an existing business.
Licensees often consult with Thrive when planning construction. We ensure that the plans meet LCRB and municipal licensing requirements. Because we have experience working with so many types of liquor businesses, our consultants can provide practical feedback on construction plans.
Liquor license application support
Our BC liquor license application services increase the chances of application approval and save you the time and expense of submitting an incomplete application. We know exactly what documents are required and what is required of applicant(s).
Employee acquisition, onboarding and training
Thrive provides employee acquisition and liquor license compliance training for licensees before they first open their doors. See “Employee Acquisition & Compliance Training” below.
Liquor License Application Update Services
There are many times a licensee must apply for a change to their liquor license. Licenses must be updated when there are ownership changes, changes to company officers or senior managers, if the legal name of the business is changing, when making structural changes, to add an outdoor patio, and/or other reasons.
Employee Acquisition & Compliance Training Services
Thrive can help you find the right employees by writing and posting job descriptions, vetting potential candidates and participating in interviews. Once employees are hired, we can provide liquor license compliance training as part of onboarding so that new workers understand how to safeguard your hard-earned liquor license.
Compliance Audits, Manuals and Training
Compliance audits and policy and procedures manuals are a simple, practical ways to make sure your business continues to meet your liquor license terms and conditions. We recommend a compliance audit at least once per year. We can also help you make compliance a part of your daily routine by writing policy and procedures manuals and providing compliance training to new hires.
Liquor Store Operations & Inventory Audits
If you run a liquor store, our consultants can examine many aspects of your business to identify ways you can increase efficiency, lower expenses and increase profit. Our perspective as liquor license consultants allows us to understand what a successful retail liquor store looks like.
Get Thrive Liquor & Cannabis Advisors on Your Team for the Win!
Whether you need sage advice or expert leadership on BC liquor licensing-related matters, get Thrive on your team. Our work save you time, frustration, headaches and money!