2018

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Changes to the Employment Act- Offering Workers greater protection

The Employment Act of Singapore is going to undergo a major change and transformation to include all private-sector employees. This move will provide rights that were previously not offered such as paid sick leave, mandatory annual leave and protections against wrongful dismissal. The move is among four categories of major changes Parliament approved on 20/11/2018 … Continue reading Changes to the Employment Act- Offering Workers greater protection

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Launch of Goh Chok Tong Book- “Tall Order” held at the Fullerton Bay Hotel on 21.11.2018

Co-Founder of MCCS, Ms. Helen Campos (Right) with the Minister of Foreign Affairs- Singapore, Vivian Balakrishnan (Centre) and Dr. Eric Kaun Choon Hock, President of the Management Development Institute(Left)     Co- Founder of MCCS, Ms. Helen Campos (Centre Right) with Dr. Eric Kaun Choon Hock, President of the Management Development Institute(Left), Mr. Lim Boon … Continue reading Launch of Goh Chok Tong Book- “Tall Order” held at the Fullerton Bay Hotel on 21.11.2018

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Want a Second Passport? Here’s How!

A second passport is not just for the ‘Elite’ and super wealthy of the world. The truth is that it is possible for anyone to obtain a second passport/ dual citizenship. What is a ‘Second Passport’? A passport is an official document issued by a government, certifying the holder’s identity and citizenship. It also entitles … Continue reading Want a Second Passport? Here’s How!

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Bike Sharing- A Public Service or Public Nuisance

Last year, bike sharing took off in Singapore with dozens of bike-share companies quickly flooding city streets with thousands of brightly colored two wheelers. Singapore based oBike rolled out about 14,000 bikes and it was soon joined by the likes of Mobike and ofo, major industry players that have over 8 million bikes in over … Continue reading Bike Sharing- A Public Service or Public Nuisance

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Thinking of registering a Home Business: Here’s How

Looking to register your home business in Singapore? Depending on the type of business, you’ll need to register it with a government body or three, including Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA), the national regulator of businesses here; and possibly HDB. Please see our step by step guide on registering your home business.   Guide … Continue reading Thinking of registering a Home Business: Here’s How

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Review of the Employment Act- Singapore

Introduction: On 18 January 2018, the Ministry of Manpower (“MOM”) issued a month –long public consultation on its latest review of the Employment Act (“EA”). In view of the changes in the labour force profile and employment landscape in Singapore. The EA was last reviewed in 2012 and the latest amendments were tabled in 2015. … Continue reading Review of the Employment Act- Singapore

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Singapore Budget 2018: A Budget for the future

On Monday, February 19th 2018, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat delivered the 2018 Budget statement in Parliament. Coming as a surprise, was his announcement of a budget surplus of S$9.6 billion, far exceeding the forecasted surplus of S$1.9 billion. As noted by the Finance Minister,  “while we address short term concerns, the Singapore Budget must … Continue reading Singapore Budget 2018: A Budget for the future