The SME Magazine (March/April 2017)

TOP STORY

Catering to SMEs

Providers of services – from technology to higher education and training to bank loans – have been jostling to offer competitive packages and product offerings for businesses that can take them to the next level.

BUSINESSES both big and small have felt the effects of the slowing economy and its impact. With disruptions and growing protectionism taking place around the world, many are uncertain about what lies ahead and how they can survive, much less compete.

TOWKAYS

Louken Group’s Luke Lim has been the driving force behind many of Singapore SMEs’ branding strategies and campaigns.

BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS

Sister duo Rachael and Rebecca Chiu behind local tech company MyWork Global intend to reinvent shift work in the age of digital transformation.

SMART CAPITAL

There are many government initiatives that help SMEs by educating and providing tools for companies to scale up their capabilities.

CUTTING EDGE

As firms in Singapore continue to grapple with the rapid changes in technology, companies such as Hashmeta and Cactoz have been embracing the digital landscape and the opportunities that it brings to businesses.

LEGAL ADVISER

Taking proactive steps to safeguard your business interests may appear costly in the short term but ultimately, the need to preserve and protect hard fought gains in a tough business environment ought to be the mantra.

SPACE

Now may be an opportune time to evaluate space requirements amid a favourable tenant's market with ample options available.

SPACE

A list of asking rents for office and industrial space, and sales caveats.

LIFESTYLE

For every key highlight of Salon International De La Haute Horlogerie 2017 featured in newspapers, magazines and the Internet, at least another two or three new timepieces deserving of mention were passed over.

NEWBIZ

A listing of companies with issued capital between S$200,000 and S$5 million.