The SME Magazine (July/August 2019)

TOP STORY

Transforming human resources through technology

Big Data and people analytics are driving changes in the way that companies hire and retain their staff.

EMPLOYEES are a company’s best asset – and even more so with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). These smaller businesses might have less resources but attracting, developing and retaining their talent remain vital if they want to stay ahead of the competition.

TOWKAYS

Chope founder and CEO Arrif Ziaudeen is ready if you’re thinking of stealing his lunch.

BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS

Poon Da Qian, founder and CEO of startup Butler in Suits, shares why he decided to create a housekeeping, hospitality and real estate management service company in Singapore.

BUSINESS INSIGHT

They include expanding beyond the small domestic market, finding funding, mitigating liquidity risks and looking for M&A solutions.

BUSINESS INSIGHT

Your accounts need to run like a well-oiled machine as SMEs can get the money they need to scale up or innovate by constantly maintaining their accounts to ensure a smooth and steady cash flow.

BUSINESS INSIGHT

Acra has two online training programmes that offer resources for new company directors and aspiring entrepreneurs.

SPACE

Innovative concepts using artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, sensors, as well as machine learning have already been rolled out.

SPACE

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

NEWBIZ

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