SMEs

Raising SME productivity: when push comes to shove

WITH a stiff labour market and the challenging business environment expected to persist, Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) increasingly have no choice but to lean more on...

More SMEs using digital payment: DBS

IT has been four months since DBS Max - a mobile-based QR payment collection solution - was rolled out in Singapore, and the local bank has seen more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) use...

Renewing the push to go digital

MUCH support is available for small and medium-sized enterprises' (SMEs) digitalisation endeavours - either from the government or private sector. Yet, businesses have been slow to warm up to the...

Expanding overseas still not an easy task for SMEs

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), faced with Singapore's small domestic market and slowing economic growth, are feeling more heat than ever to expand abroad.

Driving fleets through Singapore's digital revolution

THE fleet landscape in Singapore - from hawker food deliveries to ride-sharing services - has seen tremendous growth in the past five years. In fact, the Singapore e-commerce market - a major...

SMEs keen on transformation amid challenging times

SINGAPORE's small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) are looking to invest in their businesses despite expectations that the next six months will bring a weaker economic environment and dent financial...

Singapore SMEs keen on capital investment despite expectations of lower turnover, profits: poll

LOCAL small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore are looking to invest in their businesses despite expectations of a weaker economic environment and financial performance in the next...

Enterprise Singapore assisted 76,000 companies in 2018

ABOUT 76,000 companies in Singapore, ranging from startups to larger enterprises, were helped by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) in 2018, in the government agency’s first year in review briefing since...

New training programme offers bite-sized learning for busy SME bosses

THERE is now little excuse for busy owners of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to put training at the bottom of their priority list.

UOB-backed business accelerator forays into Thailand, eyes helping SMEs digitalise

SINGAPORE business accelerator The FinLab has ventured into Thailand and is ready to fork out at least 10 million baht (S$425,900) on Thai small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to help them go...

Budget 2019 gives businesses extra fuel to last the transformation journey

FINANCE Minister Heng Swee Keat started on a happy note, reminding us that this is Singapore's bicentennial year. This would be followed later in the speech by some initiatives for society to...