Guides to Managing Singapore Business
This section provides useful information about operating a business in Singapore. The information is presented in the form of short articles on various topics that are organised in categories below.
Licenses & Permits
Banking, Funding & Finances
Singapore is a flourishing financial centre of international repute servicing not only its domestic economy per se but also the entire Asia Pacific region. The banking industry is a key player in the country’s financial market segment, soon emerging as one of the strongest in the world. Factors such as a sound economic and political environment, conducive legal and tax policies, reputation for integrity, and strict enforcement against crime and money laundering, have contributed to Singapore’s status as an International Finance Centre – the third largest in Asia, after Japan and Hong Kong. Today there are as many as 117 foreign banks and 6 local banks that dominate the banking scene.
The purpose of this guide is to provide a general introduction to the statutory requirements as per the Singapore Employment Act and common practices applied to employment contracts, wages, and benefits when hiring employees in Singapore. The guide does not address specialized industries involving manual labour and blue collar workforce.
Discover what funding options are available to Singapore companies to improve the work-life balance of employees.
Office Space Rental
Have you finally decided to start your own business or expand your business to Singapore? One of the ways in which you can minimise your overhead cost is to start your business with a virtual office. It allows you to work remotely and at the same time, provide a registered business address.
Our guide provides information on how to register a trademark worldwide under Madrid Protocol by filling the application through Singapore Trademark Office.
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