Singapore SMEs

Companies get help to build Global Ready Talent

IN order to maintain its competitive edge, Singapore needs talent with the right expertise and networks to help local enterprises reach more overseas markets, said Minister for Trade and Industry...

Costlier cheques, e-payment fee waiver to further wean SMEs off cheques

SINGAPORE firms are switching from cheques to e-payments, but the pace is just not fast enough.

Singapore SMEs stay put in Hong Kong as city's leader urges end to protests

SOME Singapore companies in Hong Kong remain confident of doing business there - even as the city's leader on Thursday appealed for an end to the demonstrations, now that her move to formally...

Digital vs cheque payments: SMEs want it both ways

CONSUMERS are largely on board the digital payments train but businesses, particularly business-centric small and medium enterprises (SMEs), seem to need a bigger push to go entirely cashless or...

SMEs going global open door for banks to grow corporate credit cards

AS LOCAL small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) venture overseas, the travel and spending habits of SME towkays have caught the eye of several banks here.

Schneider Electric launches automation starter pack for SMEs

SMALL- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are getting more help to automate their businesses, in the form of an automation starter pack of services, hardware and software launched by Schneider...

Unmanned stores one way to beat retail manpower crunch

SINGAPORE retailers must evolve and adopt technology solutions to compete effectively in a difficult economic environment; and unmanned store concepts are one way in which some local enterprises...

Temasek's Heliconia takes stake in gaming chair firm Secretlab

TEMASEK-OWNED Heliconia Capital Management is taking a minority stake in home-grown gaming chair brand Secretlab, in a deal estimated at S$200 to S$300 million.

Amex reaching out to SME sector

AMERICAN Express (Amex) is often seen as an imposing brand, but it is looking to change that perception as it reaches out to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with tailor-made financial...

Tag-team tack keeps Singapore businesses sustainable, fighting fit

AS companies recognise the need to innovate and transform their businesses to remain sustainable and competitive, partnerships between traditional enterprises and innovative tech startups are...

Positive moves to tackle shortage of Singapore MNCs

GETTING local companies to venture overseas to build the "external wing" of the Singapore economy is nothing new. But ever since internationalisation was proposed as an economic strategy back in...