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Giving staff hongbao a top CNY tradition for SMEs: Poll

Giving out red packets or hongbao to employees is one of the top Chinese New Year traditions practised by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), a recent survey has found.

Enterprises' expected value-add to economy and number of skilled jobs goes up

FEWER enterprises undertook capability-development projects in 2016 than the year before, but what they embarked on added more value to the economy and created more skilled jobs, Spring Singapore has...

Spring Singapore funds projects that promise 21,400 jobs

Enterprise development agency Spring Singapore is poised to get more bang for its buck from the projects it funded last year.

16,300 SMEs tapped grants from Spring in 2016, with 21,400 skilled jobs expected to be created

SINGAPORE - Some 16,000 companies received funding support from enterprise development agency Spring Singapore last year despite a slowing economy, according to data out on Wednesday (Jan 25).

MatchMove Pay awards stock options to all staff

Q First, tell us more about MatchMove Pay and what it is about.

Report on the future of Singapore's economy will focus on doing more with less: Ong Ye Kung

[SINGAPORE] Singapore's economic growth cannot be achieved through manpower growth, but should be pursued based on productivity and innovation, Education Minister (Higher Education and Skills) Ong Ye...

How AI levels the playing field for SMEs

SMALL enterprises tend to be nimbler, often with flatter organisational structures. This translates into greater flexibility, allowing organisational changes to be implemented with greater ease. By...

Head of the class with technology

WHEN taking in the large touchscreens that replace traditional chalkboards, as well as science labs and 100 to 200-capacity seminar rooms at the Mind Stretcher regional campuses, it gets hard to...

Singapore inflation up 0.2% on year in Dec, 2016 inflation at -0.5%

SINGAPORE inflation rose to 0.2 per cent on year in December 2016 from 0.0 per cent in November, due to a stronger pickup in the cost of private road transport.

Nearly 30% of S'pore small firms likely to hire this year: Survey

About 29 per cent of small businesses in Singapore expect to increase employee numbers this year, a higher proportion than the 20 per cent of respondents who said they added headcount last year...

 

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