Singapore SMEs

No need for a 'super agency' to help SMEs: Spring Singapore

SPRING Singapore dismissed the SME Committee's recommendation for a single SME authority on Friday, saying the focus should instead be on coordination and collaboration. The proof is in the pudding...

Yi Shyan: What it takes to be a world-class outfit

THE issue of what it means to be a "world-class Singapore enterprise" was debated in Parliament on Tuesday. Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Lee Yi Shyan listed two distinguishing...

New corporate governance rating framework for SMEs (Amended)

SOME 79 per cent of listed small and medium enterprises (SMEs) do not have independent directors who are experienced in their industry, and 65 per cent lack the presence of unrelated substantial...

New panel to review appeals by SMEs for Spring S'pore grant

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) that were turned down in their application for Spring Singapore's capability development grant will now be able to turn to a panel for help. The pilot panel starts...

Spring Singapore sets up appeals panel to review failed applications for development grant

SPRING Singapore has set up an appeals panel to review rejected applications for a financial assistance programme designed for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).