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Certis to hire 100 locals while offering skills training to non-staff for the first time

SECURITY firm Certis on Wednesday launched a programme to hire 100 locals while boosting its training opportunities for existing staff in a bid to accelerate its business transformation plans.

Patrick Grove's Catcha files to raise US$250m for blank-cheque firm

SINGAPORE-BASED Catcha Group has filed to raise US$250 million for a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), saying the vehicle would target technology companies in South-east Asia and...

As rebates end, restaurants and retailers reel from rent, deposit hikes

SOME Singapore retail and food and beverage (F&B) businesses are grappling with unexpected rental increments and hefty security deposits (SDs), as they struggle to get back on their feet after...

Sheng Siong staff to get up to 16 months' bonus after strong earnings amid Covid-19 pandemic

Those ranked as assistant managers and above could get up to 15.72 months' bonus.

PSA International joins global efforts to solve crew-change crisis, support vaccine distribution

PSA International announced on Tuesday that it has joined international efforts to push back against Covid-19, having signed the Neptune Declaration for Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change, and...

Klook raises US$200m more to boost merchant SaaS solutions

TRAVEL booking platform Klook has raised US$200 million in additional funding. Asia-Pacific-focused Aspex Management led the Series E round, along with other new investors.

Three in 10 firms lack confidence in sustaining business this year: SBF poll

THE recovery may have begun but uncertainty remains, with three in 10 companies lacking confidence that they can sustain their business over the next 12 months, according to the Singapore Business...

Embracing technological innovations to stay ahead

DOTTED across Singapore are building facades constructed by Seiko Architectural Wall Systems Pte Ltd (Seiko Wall), whose works are also found in other First World cities across the globe.

Contactless payments the new normal post-Covid, says Adyen

CONSUMERS increasingly favour technological retail experiences, a development that has been hastened by the Covid-19 pandemic.

DBS offers SME customers quicker audit confirmation via digital platform

DBS has rolled out the banking industry's first digital audit confirmation solution, DBS Audit Confirmation, on its online corporate banking platform DBS Ideal.

 

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