SMEs in Singapore can now apply for a S$10,000 (US$7,675) grant to cover the costs of implementing a system to rehire older workers.
The initiative, called the Capability Development Grant, comes in anticipation of the Retirement & Re-employment Act, which will come into force on 1st January. The Act requires companies to allow appropriate employees above statutory retirement age of 62 to continue working up to 67. Read more
September 10, 2011 by SGE
The ASME Business Sympossium 2011 will present ample opportunities and assistance schemes to help businesses grow in the midst of a competitive environment for SMEs. The Symposium will cover wide ranging business topics like Productivity Management, Corporate Taxation, Finance, Legal, Human Resource, Learning & Development and Information Technology. Attendees can direct their enquiries at the various Partner Booths.
When: Thursday, 29th September 2011
Where: Marina Mandarin Singapore, Ballroom at Level 1 (Map)
Register here by 16th Sep.
Jimmy Fong, founder of Apple store EpiCentre‘s, and Eldwin Chua, who started F&B franchiser Paradise Group Holdings, are this year’s overall winners of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2011, organized by the Rotary Club and the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (see story). Read more