Despite 2020 being a challenging year for businesses, the Singapore Business Federation recently reported that many companies are confident about sustaining their business in 2021. The positive outlook stems from the fact that 8 in 10 businesses have accelerated their digital transformation by an average of 2 years, due to the pandemic. When it comes … Continue Reading

Small and medium business in Singapore are embracing digital tools as a means to cope during the pandemic, but there is also a need for a long-term plan for business continuity. In Singapore, the coronavirus crisis has accelerated digitalisation and digital transformation in many aspects of our lives, from our lifestyle and hobbies to work. … Continue Reading

While Singapore has moved into Phase 3 of re-opening since 28 Dec 2020, workers are still awaiting updates on restrictions and guidelines to return to the office. But in the meantime, like many others worldwide, employers in Singapore will continue to embrace work from home (WFH) and hybrid work arrangements together with the appropriate digital … Continue Reading

When Singapore’s circuit breaker took effect on April 7th, 2020, all non-essential businesses that could function with work-from-home operations were required to telecommute. However, many businesses that made up the Singapore workforce had changed the work model and begun working from home either partially or fully from the beginning of the year, when COVID-19 cases … Continue Reading

COVID-19 has disrupted economies around the world. According to the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), Singapore’s GDP is expected to contract between 6% and 6.5% as a result. This could prompt additional measures from the government to lessen the damage in the incoming year.  Retail in Singapore experienced a record-breaking drop in May during … Continue Reading

Months into the gradual relaxation of its safe distancing measures after completing the circuit breaker in June, Singapore still has limited permitted travel outside its borders and continued government recommendations to carry out business at home when possible. COVID-19 continues to drive more traffic to eCommerce shops. With some of the largest shopping days of … Continue Reading

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