The Chamber Plan Business Assistance Services (BAS) Provides Owners the Resources to Help Manage their Business More Efficiently


Most small businesses can’t afford to have a team of specialists on hand to help deal with unexpected problems that require an expert opinion. The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan® Business Assistance Service (BAS) is designed to fill this gap.

This confidential service provides access to professional accounting, counselling, legal and human resource experts who understand the challenges small business owners face. 

The Chambers Plan BAS provides up to 9 hours of Legal, Accounting and Specialized Human Resource services combined, per calendar year.

The is a free service built into each Chamber Plan program and there are no out-of-pocket expenses, or claim forms, when accessing these services.

The BAS services include:

  • Accounting Advice – When the numbers don’t add up, advice from a professional enables owners and managers to strengthen management and control functions through expert counsel.
  • Legal Advice – When faced with a legal dilemma, this service provides practical and current interpretations of company, partnership, taxation and insolvency law, plus all relevant aspects of common and civil law.
  • Specialized Human Resource Services – When facing a technical human resource issue, from termination processes and overtime pay to legislative/labour law concerns, this service provides you answers confidentially, via telephone.

One-on-one consultation is often financially out of reach for many businesses, however through the Chambers Plan BAS, firms have access to expert advisors able to help their business grow.

and Access is simple

The Chambers Plan has retained Arete® Human Resources Inc. as the independent service provider of the Business Assistance Service.

Arete® manages a national network of professionals, ready to assist you and your employees, and a toll-free call will put you in touch with a trained specialist that will identify how best to help you.

Just call 1-877-922-8646 with your Firm and Certificate Number.