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Published on 16/02/2021 by Sonia Navarrete

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. … Continue Reading

Published on 26/01/2021 by Sonia Navarrete

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. … Continue Reading

Published on 13/01/2021 by Sonia Navarrete

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 tools. … Continue Reading

Published on 17/12/2020 by Sonia Navarrete

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 began surfacing in the country and well before WHO had declared the illness a pandemic. In response, companies and organizations across the country have had to rapidly adapt to working from home, adopting a range of online collaboration tools along the way. … Continue Reading

Published on 02/12/2020 by Anna Hammond

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 the nation’s circuit-breaker measures to quell the spread of COVID-19, according to the Department of Statistics. … Continue Reading

Published on 12/11/2020 by Anna Hammond

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. … Continue Reading

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