Sleek has released the results of its 2021 Index Study, examining the impact of COVID-19 on Singaporean SMEs through the lens of expenditure. The full report, which will be published at the end of August, is based on the study and analysis of over...
Singapore and South Korea have inked two agreements that will provide opportunities for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups in both countries to sharpen their competitive edge and internationalise. The two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs), witnessed by President Moon and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, establish new partnerships...
Enterprise Singapore launched the Global Ready Talent program (GRT) on 10 October 2019, with 60 Singapore companies coming on-board to offer 110 overseas internship positions and 86 management associate positions. GRT aims to build a pipeline of talent to support the global aspirations...
With the enhanced Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) which takes effect on 1 July 2019, companies can receive more support to transform their workforce. This was announced at the launch of SkillsFuture Festival today by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Education & Ministry of Trade and Industry,...
The annual value of business-to-consumer (B2C)  e-commerce exports in Singapore is estimated at S$1.4 billion in 2021 and could reach S$3.5 billion in 2026 if micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) accelerate their pace of using e-commerce to sell overseas. Currently, MSMEs are estimated...
Despite two in five (61%) employers expressing a pessimistic outlook towards the current job market, 56% indicate that they have been recently hiring or intending to hire new talent to meet their current business goals. In particular, the top three functions employers have been...
Aon plc , a global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, announced in January 2020 that it has completed the firm's acquisition of CoverWallet, a digital insurance platform for small and medium-sized businesses. Plans for the acquisition were announced in November 2019.
Organizations in the Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) are adjusting to the new normal and reinventing themselves for both pandemic preparedness and competitiveness. As economic activities return to pre-COVID levels, majority of enterprises are building new technology enabled business models, with a focus to regain growth and have a...
NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB) announced on 19 May its collaboration with DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS), a provider of operations management consulting services, to increase the availability of Safety, Maintenance & Reliability, and Human Resources training in Singapore. Over 450 courses will be made available...
DHL Express has released a new Whitepaper "The Ultimate B2B E-commerce Guide: Tradition is out. Digital is in". The study predicts strong growth for the B2B E‑commerce market in the coming years: by 2025, 80% of all B2B sales interactions between suppliers and professional buyers will take...