Singapore SMEs

Businesses that take up EDG funding must commit to 'fulfilment of worker outcomes': Koh Poh Koon

BUSINESSES that receive funding support from the Enterprise Development Grant (EDG) from April 1, 2020, will be required to commit to the fulfilment of worker outcomes such as wage increases, job...

Forging tomorrow's new global enterprise

UNCERTAINTY in the global economy continues to amplify as ongoing trade conflicts and technology disruptions upend global supply chains. Given such uncertainty, Budget 2019 is forward-looking as...

Building for the future - from the ground up

SINGAPORE got the expansionary Budget it needed with big-ticket items aimed at driving domestic spending in areas like social services, health and infrastructure.

How two brothers built a music school empire in Singapore

IT'S not just students who can learn music at Aureus Academy - now, Singapore's fastest-growing music school is able to train teachers as well.

Five imperatives for change every business should consider

DESIGN Orchard, a new development on Orchard Road comprising a retail showcase, incubators and event spaces bringing over 60 local brands together, recently opened its doors.

The dark side of procurement

PROCUREMENT may seem like a boring topic to most of people. However, as the Auditor General's Office annually highlights many procurement lapses, the process of sourcing for and selecting the best...

Simplifying schemes for SMEs a key focus: industry watchers

Singapore

MORE support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to deepen capabilities and scale up were doled out in Budget 2019 as...

Companies must be future-ready to thrive in machine era

IT GOES without saying that we stand to gain extensively from the advancement of machines. The usage of artificial intelligence (AI) across various sectors and industries is gradually gaining...

Stitching together new initiatives to expand the family business

TUCKED away at the quieter end of Cecil Street, Joe's Tailoring has been a mainstay in Singapore's elite circles, counting ministers, banking CEOs and even two of the nation's top 10 richest men...

Challenges SMEs face in their digital transformation journey

IN 2018, digitalisation became a popular buzzword in Singapore. Adopting e-payment systems, going paperless and using digital software to improve productivity in the workplace and increase...