The SME Magazine (January/February 2020)

TOP STORY

Managing cash flows together

Banks are acting in partnership with financial intermediaries such as fintechs to offload the heightened financial risk when dealing with SMEs.

FOR any business owner, disruption is inevitable. As technology advances, changes will impact companies even faster and harder; so adapting must become the name of the game for those who want to stay ahead.

TOWKAYS

Samuel Yik’s recipe for Dian Xiao Er is to stir in technology solutions while maintaining a quality workforce.

BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS

Audrey Chew remodelled a traditional business by mass producing you tiao, setting up a factory and hiring workers.

SMART CAPITAL

With business credit cards, SMEs can extend their days payable outstanding and optimise working capital, taking advantage of up to 55 days interest-free to improve their cashflow.

CUTTING EDGE

The Rug Maker and CDL Trading are two Singaporean businesses facing trickier times today than they did when they were starting out – from changing consumer tastes to technological advancements.

BUSINESS INSIGHT

Market-leading entrepreneurs have a disciplined framework for driving growth, leaving nothing to chance.

BUSINESS INSIGHT

Innovation can bring astounding benefits but anything digital can be hacked, and anything connected to it then becomes vulnerable.

BUSINESS INSIGHT

By ensuring that every team member is dedicated to improving the customer experience, companies in Singapore can stand out from the competition.

SPACE

Dated work environments are unsuited for emerging patterns of work and are inhibiting workers from performing to their full potential.

SPACE

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

NEWBIZ

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