Singapore Business Federation

PIL's SS Teo steps down as SBF chairman; Workforce Singapore chair Lim Ming Yan takes over

PACIFIC International Lines (PIL) managing director Teo Siong Seng, known in shipping circles as SS Teo, has stepped down as chairman of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) after serving the...

PIL's S. S. Teo steps down as business federation chairman, Workforce Singapore chair Lim Ming Yan takes over

PACIFIC International Lines (PIL) managing director Teo Siong Seng, known in shipping circles as S. S. Teo, has stepped down as chairman of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) after serving the...

ASME, SBF launch funds to support migrant workers, SMEs and employees

SINGAPORE'S Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (ASME) on Friday launched a fundraising initiative to raise a total of S$500,000 for the migrant worker community, in partnership with the...

SMEs on Hope fund get priority access to CIMB Singapore's Covid-19 funding schemes

SINGAPORE businesses tapping into the Helping Our Promising Enterprises (Hope) fund can now get priority access to CIMB Singapore's Covid-19-related financial schemes, allowing them to loan up to S$5...

Singapore SMEs' business optimism hits lowest since 2009: Poll

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore, hit hard by the Covid-19 outbreak, are nursing the lowest levels of business optimism since 2009.

Businesses hope for speedy aid to address immediate needs

WITH the Covid-19 virus outbreak likely to last till the end of the year, businesses are hoping to get more help to retain their workforce and quicker aid within the next two to three months in...

SBF launches scheme to help firms manage manpower needs

A TEMPORARY scheme to help companies in the manufacturing and services sectors better manage their manpower needs during the virus outbreak was launched by the Singapore Business Federation (SBF)...

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...