Singapore businesses

How Singapore Businesses Should Evolve Beyond COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis causes considerable risk for businesses and outlines the need for strong leadership. To help the companies overcome both economic and health challenges, company boards and business owners play a critical oversight role. Here is how companies in Singapore can evolve beyond the pandemic. Adopt a Stakeholder-Centric Approach The best way to refine […]

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Striking Off or Liquidation: A Complete Guide on Business Cessation in Singapore

The Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted Singapore’s economy. According to the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the economy will enter into recession this year. During the first quarter, Singapore’s economy contracted by 2.2 per cent year-on-year, its worst contraction since the 2009 global financial crisis. Job losses and bankruptcy rates have skyrocketed. In March, four hundred sixty two […]

Reach Singapore Consumers

3 Steps To Reach Singapore Consumers With Your Brand

What do Singapore consumers expect from brands? According to the 2015 retail study done by global marketing and technology agency DigitasLBi’s Connected Commerce, there are three important considerations that brands must be aware of: ease of connectivity, personalised shopping experience, social media influence. So if you want to ensure that the retail experience of your […]

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Understanding the Legal Implications of Selling Your Business

Temporary closure of local businesses amid the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in steep financial losses. Maybank Kim Eng senior economist Chua Hak Bin predicted a rise in business failures in the coming quarters. Faced with supply chain upheavals and revenue declines, SMEs are forced to shut down. Although permanent closure is a typical option for […]

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Singapore’s National Budget of 2018: The Projected Impact on Companies and Enterprises in Singapore

Singapore’s GDP (Gross Domestic Product) rose to 3.6% in 2017, up from 2.4 % in 2016. Because of the encouraging economic outlook for the past financial years, the Singapore government is eager to capitalize on the momentum and continue with its forecasted economic progress. This notwithstanding, the Finance Ministry, remains ever cautious in devising its […]

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Top 12 Tips to Make Your Company GDPR-Compliant

The Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which took effect last 25 May 2018 is by far the most robust step to ensuring data privacy and protection. The European Commission together with the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament requires all companies operating or doing business with all EU countries and jurisdictions to […]