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What is the difference between a social enterprise and a charity?

Very often people do get confused by social enterprises and charities. Even though they may seem similar in nature, there are clear and obvious distinctions. For a non-profit organisation to be called a charity, it has to apply for charity status. For the sake of this article, we will use charity and non-profit organisations to [...]

By |2020-07-26T14:57:56+08:00July 27th, 2020|Questions and Answers|0 Comments

What is a Social Enterprise?

A social enterprise is a business that has specific social objectives that serve its purpose. Social enterprises are still firms that aim to maximise profits while maximising benefits to society and the environment. The profits of social enterprises are primarily used to fund social programs. Social enterprises are somewhat middle ground between a traditional profit [...]

By |2020-07-26T14:22:30+08:00July 26th, 2020|What Is...|0 Comments

Business and IPC Partnership Scheme (BIPS)

The Business and IPC Partnership Scheme (BIPS) is a scheme that allows 250% corporate tax deduction on qualifying expenses when a business' or company's employees volunteer, provide professional services to recognised Institutions of Public Character (IPCs) The employee of a business or company in Singapore can qualify for the BIPS scheme provided: he or she [...]

By |2020-07-16T10:08:11+08:00July 16th, 2020|Useful Articles|0 Comments

Do I need to register my Trademark in Singapore for my business?

According to the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), A trademark is a sign that you can use to distinguish your business’ goods or services from those of other traders. It can be represented graphically in the form of your company’s name or logo. A trademark can add value to your business. Using a trademark [...]

By |2020-07-15T09:27:37+08:00July 15th, 2020|Questions and Answers|0 Comments

What is a Data Protection Officer?

Under the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), organisations are required to appoint at least one person as the Data Protection Officer (DPO). The broad role of the DPO is to ensure that the organisation complies with the PDPA. The DPO can either be a person from within the organisation or the organisation can appoint a [...]

By |2020-07-07T10:15:52+08:00July 7th, 2020|What Is...|0 Comments

What is a Chief Executive Officer (CEO)?

The term Chief Executive Officer, or CEO, refers to the most senior executive decision-maker in the company. In many instances, the term CEO and Managing Director (MD) is used interchangeably. The Companies Act defines the CEO as a person who is principally responsible for the management and conduct of the company and its business. So [...]

By |2020-07-03T11:45:38+08:00July 3rd, 2020|What Is...|0 Comments

Guide for Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting

If a company wants to hold an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM), it has to send out a written notice to all its shareholders to inform them of the meeting. The notice period may differ between private and public companies. If a private company would like to hold an EGM to pass an ordinary or special [...]

By |2020-06-30T11:14:22+08:00June 30th, 2020|Useful Articles|0 Comments

New licence conditions for employment agencies to strengthen fair hiring to kick in on the 1st of October

To strengthen fair employment practices, the Ministry of Manpower is putting in place new licence conditions for all new and existing employment agencies when they engage in recruitment work. These new licence conditions are No discrimination practices are allowed Workplace discrimination based on age, race, nationality, gender and disability is not allowed. Where discriminatory practices [...]

By |2020-06-23T11:57:07+08:00June 23rd, 2020|Latest News, Useful Articles|0 Comments

Will it be easier for me to get Singapore permanent residency status if I start a company in Singapore?

Living in Singapore does have its perks and there are many people who want to come to Singapore and apply for Singapore permanent residency and even eventually obtain Singapore citizenship. Singapore has very low taxes, it is one of the safest places to live in the world, it is a country with a very high [...]

By |2020-06-07T11:05:38+08:00June 7th, 2020|Questions and Answers|0 Comments
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