Getting through the year

THERE is little doubt that 2017 has been one of the more interesting years for the Singapore economy. While it was not plagued by big economic or financial upheavals, the rise of economic...

Property data

A list of asking rents for office and industrial spaces, and sales caveats.

Small business, big disruption

AS Singapore goes Smart, SMEs have to redouble their digitalisation efforts

Behind the warm welcome

A hotel management agreement defines the scope and breath of the legal and commercial relationship between a hotel owner and a hotel operator, and SMEs should not take the negotiations of such a...

Newly registered companies (September-October 2017)

A listing of companies with issued capital between S$200,000 and S$5 million.

Can tax strategies be part of companies' growth plans?

THE EY Growth Barometer 2017 found that Singapore's middle-market companies are very bullish about growth. 15 per cent of Singapore respondents expected growth of 26 per cent or more in the coming...

Singapore needs confidence and consensus to attain big achievements

IN the 1970s, when the International Air Transport Association regime required airlines to charge for food and beverages, one upstart broke the rules.

Make innovation work by overcoming the ingroup-outgroup bias

IMAGINE this: you have a great idea to make innovation work in your organisation, but nobody listens. While there could be many reasons why this is the case - such as the lack of a formal ideation...

How Singapore SMEs can avoid the pitfalls of social media

PEOPLE'S attention will always follow the quality of content. As business leaders are bombarded with information on how to increase customer engagement and impact via social media, it can be...

To digitalise, or not to digitalise: That is not the question

BUSINESSES today stand at the cusp of what is being identified as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. They will be propelled by the rise of cyber-physical systems built on data, technology, the...