Business Guide to Singapore’s Economic Forecast for Q4 2021

During the first quarter of 2021, Singapore’s economy surprisingly increased at exponential rates compared to the perceived estimates by the government and financial experts. From the previous GDP estimate of 0.2% rise, Singapore has faced a 1.3% growth from January to March this year.  Because of this positive change, economists expect a stronger performance for […]


Guide to Company Secretary Costs in Singapore

Singapore companies are required to appoint a company secretary within six months of establishment. The Singapore Companies Act specified that all Singapore companies must have at least one corporate secretary. The secretary position must not be vacant for more than six months. The company may choose to appoint an in-house corporate secretary or hire a […]


How Budget 2021 Will Support Businesses in Singapore

In 2020, the Singapore government committed nearly SGD 100 billion and various support schemes to help businesses and citizens overcome the economic turmoil due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Singapore Budget 2021 provides continued support to businesses with new measures and extends existing programmes. This article discusses how Budget 2021 helps businesses in Singapore to grow, […]

Business Continuity Planning

Guide to Business Continuity Planning (BCP) for Singapore SMEs

With Singapore fighting against the coronavirus outbreak, companies are encouraged to devise and implement a business continuity plan to reduce business disruptions and make sure they remain viable during the pandemic. It may include separating employees into teams that can work at distinct times or locations. Staff may also be cross-trained and have shifting or […]

changing company secretary

Simple Guide for Changing Your Company’s Corporate Secretary in Singapore

The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) requires every company in Singapore to appoint a corporate secretary within six months of the company’s incorporation. The company secretary will be the chief officer in handling various administrative tasks and ensure that the company abides by the regulations. There are times when the company may contemplate changing […]

Secretarial Services Role

The Evolution of Secretarial Services Role in Today’s Corporate World

Among the many board roles within the company, a secretary seems to have more varied duties and responsibilities to its name, a position that each board member values. The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) requires businesses in Singapore to appoint a company secretary within six months of its incorporation. Considering the importance of this […]