Singapore SMEs

Small firms are not spared from increasing sophistication of cyber threats

WHEN we think of data security in relation to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), many assume that because of the size of their organisation, they only need to deploy mid-level security to...

Flash those pearly whites with a tech boost

THE business of dentistry is more than just about crowns, bridges and implants. For Jeremy Cheah, founder and managing director of Straits Dental Group, it is about balancing his dentistry skills...

A finger on the pulse for biometric security solutions

AS your business grows, you will need to put in place the right security solutions to stay one step ahead of modern threats. With advances in technology, biometric security systems are the obvious...

E-commerce propels Singapore SMEs to lead APAC exporters

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore were the top exporters by revenue in Asia Pacific last year, according to a study commissioned by FedEx Express.

Thinking beyond Singapore: why business expansion is easier than you think

WHEN it comes to small businesses and startups, Singapore is booming. With benefits such as reduced corporate tax rates and myriad deductions, attractive trade agreements, government-sponsored grants...

A slice of H.A.M in Singapore's visual merchandising market

CHANCES are, you have seen the work of H.A.M Creations without knowing it.

Retirement age review, reskilling: Firms say flexibility is key

WHEN it comes to manpower decisions such as raising the mandatory retirement age or retraining workers for new roles before retrenchment, businesses say flexibility is key.

Construction in for long winter as cooling measures dash hopes

JUST when a silver lining appears to be on the horizon for Singapore's construction industry, the latest round of property cooling measures has put paid to the sector's recovery.

Europe's data protection rules pose challenges for SMEs

LESS than a month into the full effect of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Premier League football club Arsenal FC have already been accused of being in breach of new legislation,...

Productivity is a better tool to fight business costs: Hong Tat

BUSINESS costs may be a challenge for all companies, but the way to overcome it is not to "artificially suppress market pricing and market forces", said Senior Minister of State for Trade and...

Why should Singapore SMEs care about EU's General Data Protection Regulation?

ORGANISATIONS all over the world have been scrambling to prepare for the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on May 25. Many multinational...