Nearly half of firms in Singapore plan to cut hirings, but hardly any lay-offs reported: poll

WHILE jobs so far are not a big casualty of the Coronavirus pandemic, with hardly any lay-offs reported, close to half of the employers polled in a survey in the first half of March planned to...

Singapore salaries to rise in 2020 as talent pool is 'shrinking': Mercer survey

SINGAPORE'S economy may be facing headwinds and inflation's muted but companies in the South-east Asian city-state are set to step up salary increases next year in a bid to retain staff, according...

Real pay in Singapore expected to rise 2.6% in 2019: ECA International poll

HIGHER inflation is likely to trim average real pay increase in Singapore to 2.6 per cent in 2019, down from 2.9 per cent this year, according to ECA International.