The SME Magazine (March/April 2018)

TOP STORY

Skilling up for success

SMEs need a pool of skilled talent to develop and execute innovative strategies to reach new heights

WE ALL know that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) need to transform themselves to compete in today's economy.

TOWKAYS

A father-and-son team grew Yang Kee Logistics to a respectable size from its modest beginnings, but the company reached a turning point when the two leaders had different paths in mind.

BUDDING ENTREPRENEURS

HR tech startup Peoplewave was started out of a deep frustration that good employees sometimes become victims of corporate restructures, biased decision-making or have been unfairly treated, says founder and CEO Damien Cummings.

SMART CAPITAL

Singapore's SMEs are attractive targets for multinational corporations and private equity funds seeking to tap into the sizable Asean growth story.

CUTTING EDGE

From speaking well to creating a work of art - these are skill sets that can be learnt in a methodical way. Voice training school Be The Voice Academy and art school Global Art show that these educators mean business.

Space

The requirements for industrial space will evolve with manufacturing methods, and be a boon for the business park and high-spec industrial space segment.

SPACE

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

LEGAL ADVISER

The consequences of cyber breaches are grave, and SMEs should take measures to prevent cyber attacks from happening.

NEWBIZ

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