SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES

Small firms can start renegotiating some contracts

Small and micro businesses significantly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic will be able to renegotiate certain types of contracts with their counterparties from today.

Starting a home business

Ask almost anyone and they probably know someone running a home-based business (HBB), whether as an alternative source of income after being retrenched or an entrepreneurial dream.

Interior styling company outgrows the home

Mr Anthony Chai and Ms Jade Ng have truly turned their artfully designed home into a business.

Keeping business going online to make Tamil cool

Entrepreneur Deepa Asha Dewi had an unexpected misadventure in 2019: Water from heavy rainfall seeped into her stall and damaged $12,000 worth of products.

Over half of SMEs blame digitalisation delay on virus

While many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) here have strategies in place to go digital, the take-up rate has been slow with firms blaming Covid-19 for causing delays in their...

Recipe for career progression at home-grown pastry shop

Shop sales assistant Chai Sin Rou has amassed a wealth of experience in the three years she has worked at home-grown pastry shop Tong Heng.

FairPrice support scheme for local SME food producers expanded and extended

SINGAPORE - Local food produce suppliers will continue to benefit from shortened payment terms and promotion of their products, with the amount of support doubled to $2 million and the eligibility...

S'pore SME business sentiment sinks to all-time low

Business sentiment for the next six months at Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) plunged to the lowest ever amid Covid-19-induced uncertainty over prospects for global growth...

Platform can help S'pore SMEs access China buyers

Mr Simon Quek Hong Kiat was hoping to expand his firm's business to China this year, but the Covid-19 pandemic scuppered his plans.

New trade platform offers Singapore SMEs access to buyer base of 4 million in China

SINGAPORE - Mr Simon Quek Hong Kiat was hoping to expand his company's business to China this year, but the Covid-19 pandemic scuppered his plans.

SME business sentiment sinks to record low in Singapore on Covid-19 uncertainties

SINGAPORE - Business sentiment for the next six months at Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) plunged to the lowest ever amid the Covid-19-induced uncertainty over prospects of...