Singapore SMEs

Aik Moh's digitalisation lifeline

WITH a sprawling setup including three factories in Singapore and multiple overseas sales offices, Aik Moh Paints and Chemicals now employs over 100 people in the Asia-Pacific region, and has...

Secure connectivity the new growth strategy for SMEs

SINGAPORE'S march towards becoming a Smart Nation remained one of the key themes of Budget 2019, which saw measures introduced to help local firms build deeper digital capabilities and solutions...

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.

Overcoming the SME talent crunch

SINGAPORE loves SMEs. The government has extended many incentives to woo entrepreneurs with the likes of incubator infrastructure, capital grants, government-backed loans and tax incentives. And...

Helping rural S-E Asia to jump on digital bandwagon

SOUTH-EAST Asia produces the vast majority of the world's palm oil, widely used in food and cosmetics, as well as a source of bio-fuel. But just as palm oil benefits economies throughout the...

Enhancing SMEs' data analytics capability through university tie-ups

HARNESSING the power of data analytics, SMEs can now generate visualisations of the company's historical data to date, and predictions for the future - something which is nearly impossible before...

How new personal data protection guidelines on NRICs impact SMEs

MOST SMEs in Singapore provide customers with various services, making them a goldmine of personal data and information.

Money FM podcast: Mind Your Business: Top risks SMEs face

According to a recent survey by AON, the inability to meet evolving customer needs and increasing competition are the top risks for Singapore SMEs.

Digitalising businesses from inside out

FOR businesses looking to thrive in today's digital age, new and transformational technologies should run in parallel with a change in operation and mindset. However, that's easier said than done...

A plan for the Singapore of tomorrow

THE world in 2030 will likely look very different from today. Within a little more than a decade, the global economic centre of gravity will shift toward the East and remain centred there.