Singapore Business Federation

SMEs need more liquidity, access to digital solutions: SBF

THE Singapore Business Federation (SBF) SME Committee on Tuesday called for increased liquidity and greater access to digital solutions in the upcoming Budget 2020 to help small- and medium-sized...

Shift priorities from short to long-term issues: SBF chief to firms

A SHORT-TERM view may be leading businesses to overlook more significant, long-term issues, Singapore Business Federation (SBF) chief Ho Meng Kit lamented on Tuesday.

Singapore SMEs scaling back expansion plans for H1 2020: poll

EXPECTATIONS of business expansion among Singapore small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have sunk to their lowest since 2009, according to a quarterly survey by the Singapore Business...

SBF, V3 Group's fintech unit set up digital academy for SMEs

THE Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and V3 Fintech, the fintech arm of lifestyle products group V3, have set up a digital academy to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) train their...

Government and businesses need to move towards Partnership 2.0: Chan Chun Sing

THE relationship between the government and businesses in Singapore has to evolve into one where both parties can debate, deliberate and co-create a business environment that is conducive to...

Singapore business body calls on firms to take up sustainable employment practices

TO help tackle inequality, the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is calling on firms to pledge their support for sustainable employment practices.

Singapore firms can be go-to partners for infrastructure projects

AS Asian countries pursue regional collaborations to drive economic growth, Singapore has much to contribute in the way of specialised expertise and innovative solutions to infrastructure projects...

Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia lead in BRI opportunities

VIETNAM, Singapore and Indonesia are seen as the markets in Asean and South Asia with the most opportunities related to China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), according to a survey by the...

Singapore SMEs optimistic for H2, though muted compared to past years: survey

SINGAPORE'S small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are cautiously optimistic about the third and fourth quarters of 2019 -- though gloomier than they have been about any other second half in recent...

Championing SME interests 'is about doing, not talking'

KURT Wee may be the voice for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) here, but he would much rather be judged by his actions instead.

Funding for tech tools tops Budget wish list of Singapore firms: SBF poll

SINGAPORE business owners want new government measures to support tech adoption, an annual industry survey has found.