How Industry Transformation Maps Can Help SMEs

Industry Transformation Maps (ITMs) were launched by the Singaporean Government in 2016 with the purpose of enabling companies, particularly SMEs, to stay ahead of the curve and navigate the evolving business environment. Budget 2019 has revealed that after the implementation of ITMs, productivity (real value-added per hour worked) has increased …

9 Words You Need to Have in Your FinTech Dictionary

With FinTech becoming prevalent in every industry, it’s imperative to pick up some FinTech terms to understand this new language of business. We have compiled a list of 9 words that you need to have in your FinTech dictionary to help you ease into picking up these business jargons! Fintech …

FinTech Apps to Boost Your Personal Finance Journey

Life in a fast-paced society such as Singapore means that we often have barely enough time to keep on top of our work, much less our finances. However, it is all too easy to slip into the black hole of overspending when you are not managing your finances. Hence, we’ve …

How SMEs Can Be Green And Cut Cost

Being green helps improve your brand image, and is an increasingly important point to consider given that customers are more aware of their environmental footprint. As the world aligns with one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by the United Nations (UN) to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns, there …

How SMEs Can Turn Invoices Into Cash

Do you know any business that is facing cash flow issues? Here is how to identify businesses that can potentially benefit from our Invoice Financing solutions. What are invoices & what sort of businesses issue invoices? Invoices are usually issued by a company as official notice for its customer to …

Top 7 Financial Blogs in Singapore

If you like to keep up with the latest financial trends or like to read tips and tricks on how to stay on top of your financial plans, it will be absolutely essential for you to check out these financial blogs in Singapore! They provide a rich source of insightful, …

How to Give A Successful Elevator Pitch

Have you ever bumped into an old acquaintance and upon being asked what you have been up to, you are suddenly tongue-tied and unable to properly express what your company does? You leave the experience feeling a pang of regret; that acquaintance could be working in a related industry and …

How To Create A Healthy Work Culture Through HR

Research has also showed that positive work cultures can better translate into productivity. As evident, the benefits of having a healthy work culture is extensive. Designing a collaborative physical environment, hiring right, fostering communications, preventing burn out, discouraging micromanagement, and encouraging managers to connect with their staff are some ways …

Should SMEs Aim For A Tall Or Flat Organisational Structure?

The more layers of management and approval processes, the taller the organisational structure. More often than not, SMEs start off with a relatively flat structure. The decision to then maintain it, or to steer the company towards a tall structure, is dependent on various competency factors such as the speed …

Top 10 Books On Managing Workplace Culture

Many have the misconception that workplace cultures cannot be changed. While it cannot be magically revamped overnight, there are steps that one can take to manage and shape culture. Here are some books that you can check out to take charge of that change. Change the Culture, Change the Game: …