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  1. Key Trends Shaping the Commercial Office Space Market in 2020-21

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    Hi My husband and I have franchised our travel business. How easy or difficult would it be to sell our UK franchise to South Africans? Is it very complicated in relation to the authorities? We will continue to live in the UK but are prepared to travel to South Africa whenever required. We are also hoping to communicate via the internet to keep in touc

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  1. Global Cross Cultural Training

    Singapore 2/12/2020 9:24:49 AM

    Global Training Partners (GTP) provides an unrivalled range of cultural awareness training and coaching solutions that enable organizations, teams, and people, to work more effectively across the boundaries between countries and cultures.

  2. Foreign Secretary to set out UK ambition for dynamic relationships with Singapore and Malaysia

    Singapore 2/11/2020 5:45:35 PM

    Dominic Raab's visit to Singapore and Kuala Lumpur will promote the UK as open for business and a world leader in climate change action ahead of COP 26.

  3. Finance in Singapore

    Singapore 2/11/2020 5:23:17 PM

    Banking Singapore has a number of local and international banks that offer commercial banking services.

  4. Living in Singapore

    Singapore 2/7/2020 10:17:00 AM

    Advice for British people living in Singapore, including information on health, education, benefits, residence requirements and more.

  5. Cross Cultural Training Singapore

    Singapore 1/27/2020 11:12:03 AM

    Global Training Partners (GTP) provides an unrivalled range of cultural awareness training and coaching solutions that enable organizations, teams, and people, to work more effectively across the boundaries between countries and cultures.

  6. Why Asians Aren’t Persuaded By Your Brilliant Presentation Style

    Singapore 1/23/2020 10:42:25 AM

    Many Western style business presentations are about establishing a quick rapport with the audience and getting to the specifics upfront. While this is considered effective and appropriate in the United States for example, it is not the best approach with many Asian cultures.

  7. Cultural Awareness Training for Asia-Pacific

    Singapore 1/22/2020 9:36:47 AM

    Cultural awareness training for Asia-Pacific explores cultural differences that impact on the way business is conducted and people managed in different Asia-Pacific countries including Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and Australia.

  8. Managing In Singapore: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

    Singapore 1/21/2020 8:13:05 AM

    When executives are posted to work in a foreign country most realize they have to adapt and adjust their cultural business skills to be more effective with colleagues and clients. But what if you were told there was no need to adjust your business approach to communicating, running meetings, negotiating, and motivating your subordinates in a foreign country? What a relief you might think or maybe you would be a bit skeptical.

  9. Asia Cultural Awareness Training

    Singapore 1/20/2020 8:39:53 AM

    Main topics of the seminar

  10. Foreign travel advice Singapore

    Singapore 1/17/2020 12:26:24 PM

    Local laws and customs (E-cigarettes and smoking) - factual update on the minimum age for the purchase, use, possession, sale and supply of all tobacco products in Singapore

  11. Exporting to Singapore after Brexit

    Singapore 1/17/2020 10:34:36 AM

    Guidance explaining changes for UK exporters to Singapore if we leave the EU with no deal.

  12. The GTPA is delighted to participate in GTR Asia 2019 in Singapore from the 3-4th September

    Singapore 8/23/2019 9:11:40 AM

    Lisa McAuley, CEO of the GTPA will join the panel session on Doing well by ‘doing good’: Promoting sustainability and the circular economy.

  13. Have a Low Budget? No Problem! These Tips Will Help Market Your Business

    Singapore 7/12/2019 12:05:10 PM

    Most of the budget of a company is used for marketing. Companies face many challenges when they how low budget for marketing.

  14. Sovereign Worldwide Cost Of Living Index

    Singapore 6/11/2018 12:19:58 PM

    We all know that Singapore is the world’s most expensive city to live in (according to the Economist Intelligence Unit) but is it?

  15. Singapore’s Flexible Office Market set to see further growth

    Singapore 6/6/2018 11:35:46 AM

    Singapore’s flexible office market grew by 22% last year

  16. New Regulation For Power Purchase Agreements

    Singapore 3/3/2017 1:57:59 PM

    Auraylius Christian

  17. OJK’s Circular Letter On The Conversion Of Rural Banks Into Islamic Rural Banks

    Singapore 3/3/2017 1:55:23 PM

    by Eivan Hadhy Prabowo

  18. Non-Fiscal Facilities Imposed on Industry Sector

    Singapore 3/3/2017 1:50:20 PM

    By Arien Kartika Sari

  19. Development and Empowerment of Communities through Activities of the Mineral and Coal Mining Sector

    Singapore 3/3/2017 1:48:16 PM

    by Alfons Emanuel Moller

  20. Payroll & Taxes In Singapore: What Business Owners Need To Know

    Singapore 10/12/2016 1:01:45 PM

    Setting up or expanding a business in Singapore means understanding the city's tax and payroll landscape. Make sure you know the territory...

  21. Doing Business In Singapore Guide

    Singapore 7/20/2016 11:04:05 AM

    Singapore is a small but wealthy city-state, occupying a strategically vital location at the southernmost tip of Peninsular Malaysia, where major sea lanes between east and west converge. Singapore’s historic role as an entrepôt and trans-shipment centre for the region has traditionally created opportunities across a broad spectrum of sectors.

  22. Doing Business In Singapore

    Singapore 4/5/2016 12:49:40 PM

    Singapore is a small but wealthy city-state, occupying a strategically vital location at the southernmost tip of Peninsular Malaysia, where major sea lanes between east and west converge.

  23. Singapore: Understanding The Role Of A Company Director

    Singapore 1/5/2016 8:57:28 AM

    On 15 April 2015, the Singapore Accounting and Regulatory Authority (ACRA) announced legislative changes to Chapter 50 of the Companies Act, effective in two phases: phase one from 1 July 2015 and phase two in the first quarter of 2016 (Q12016). Robin Yoo, Corporate Secretarial Services Director of the Singapore office, explains the changes.

  24. Singapore’s Employment Act Changes: Mandatory Itemised Payslips And Written Kets Issuances

    Singapore 12/8/2015 1:53:28 PM

    From 1 April 2016, employers in Singapore will need to comply with changes to the Employment Act (EA) on providing their EA employees with written Key Employment Terms (KETs) and itemised payslips. Employers should understand the details of these mandatory issuances, review their employment records, and even keep more detailed employee records than previously required to mitigate the risk of administrative penalties resulting from non-compliance.

  25. Ambitious Asia-Pacific Companies Seek Capital, New Markets And Talent In Bid For Growth

    Singapore 12/7/2015 5:10:50 PM

    Stronger economic conditions are driving businesses to look at international expansion. However, there are many potential hurdles to consider… Businesses in the Asia-Pacific are looking to expand for a range of reasons including finding new sources of capital, fresh talent and to extend their market, according to research commissioned by TMF Group, a leading global provider of high-value business servic

  26. Singapore’s Social Security Savings Plan Changes At A Glance: CPF Ceiling And Contribution Rates

    Singapore 10/19/2015 9:21:25 AM

    Singapore’s government raised CPF ceiling and contribution rates for older workers with effect from 1 Jan 2016 to keep pace with the economic growth in the country.

  27. Changes In Singapore’s Companies Act Exempts Private Limited Companies From Audit Requirement

    Singapore 8/24/2015 10:35:23 AM

    Singapore’s Accounting and Regulatory Authority (ACRA) announced in April that the legislative changes to the Companies Act - Capther 50 (CA), passed in October 2014 - would be rolled out in two phases as it involves numerous technical amendments as well as the introduction or abolition of many sections within the CA.

  28. Asia Cross Cultural Gift Giving Etiquette: Singapore

    Singapore 6/30/2014 9:09:30 AM

    In Asia, gifts are an important part of cultivating relationships. Maybe you need a gift to give at a wedding. Maybe you need to thank team members who have exceeded their goals. Or maybe you need to thank a friend or client. Whatever the reason, choosing the right gift can be a challenge due to cross cultural gift-giving considerations.

  29. Working Effectively Across Cultures: Focus Singapore

    Singapore 2/6/2014 8:41:08 AM

    When executives are posted to work in a foreign country most realize they have to adapt and adjust their cultural business skills to be more effective with colleagues and clients.

  30. Singapore-Belarus Double Taxation Agreement

    Singapore 1/16/2014 4:20:17 PM

    Singapore’s and Belarus’s Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) came into force on the 27/12/2013.

  31. Revised Double Tax Agreement (DTA) between Singapore and Luxembourg

    Singapore 11/22/2013 9:17:11 AM

    A double tax agreement (DTA) stipulates the cooperation of two countries for reporting requirements upon its citizens of any tax obligations payable for profits earned by an individual or company.

  32. Singapore and Hong Kong rank top for business

    Singapore 11/6/2013 10:45:46 AM

    According to the World Bank’s annual competitiveness survey, Singapore and Hong Kong rank the world’s best places to run a business for the eighth year in a row, with New Zealand, the United States and Denmark following up in the top five.

  33. Restrictive Covenants and Employee Promotion

    Singapore 10/2/2013 2:54:15 PM

    Promoting an employee can create more business for your business.  However, what happens if the relationship between you and senior employee fails?  

  34. What are Restrictive Covenants?

    Singapore 10/2/2013 2:49:17 PM

    As business owners, you will always have trade secrets, knowhow, client databases, supplier lists and such other information that are key success factors of your business.

  35. Rental Market Update

    Singapore 9/20/2013 10:23:36 AM

    Rental prices slow down Singapore’s properties are the fifth most expensive place to live in the world for expatriates and the third in Asia. The average cost of a one bedroom flat in the city centre is £1750 a month, outside the city centre the average cost for a one bedroom flat is £1000 a month.

  36. Singapore Succeeds Japan as Asia’s Biggest Foreign-Exchange Centre

    Singapore 9/17/2013 9:10:45 AM

    Singapore’s Central bank has released figures and statistics which show that Singapore has overtaken Japan’s foreign exchange volume. The volume establishes Singapore as Asia’s biggest foreign exchange center.

  37. Singapore, Second In World Wide Ranks

    Singapore 9/13/2013 9:23:41 AM

    The Forum’s annual Global Competitiveness Report has posted that Singapore and Finland hold second and third places respectively after Switzerland for the most Competitive Economies worldwide.

  38. Singapore Million Dollar Club Growing

    Singapore 9/11/2013 9:47:31 AM

    A mixture of Singaporeans, permanent residents and foreigners, has increased the number of millionaires in Singapore, as released from the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS).

  39. South East Asia Projected Growth Exceeds Expectations

    Singapore 8/12/2013 5:26:02 PM

    All positive economic growth advanced from the U.S. and Japan has resulted in recovering the down fall of a Chinese slowdown in the South Eastern region.

  40. Rate-Setting Processes has urged the monitoring of twenty banks from Singapore’s Central Bank

    Singapore 8/5/2013 9:25:11 AM

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has spent the last year reviewing the rate setting process which has resulted in 20 banks being warned.

  41. New gold storage facility in Singapore by Deutsche bank

    Singapore 8/2/2013 8:17:24 AM

    Even though gold prices are at a two year low, after 12 years of annual gains – Deutschebank is capitalizing on the storage of the precious metal.

  42. Singapore’s economic growth increased by 15.2%

    Singapore 8/1/2013 3:09:45 PM

    Data from the Ministry of Commerce showed that in the second quarter of this year, Singapore’s economy grew by 15.2%.

  43. Minority Shareholder Concerns

    Singapore 7/30/2013 9:39:05 AM

    You are taking a minority stake in a company. How do you protect yourself? What concerns should you be aware of? Learn what they are in this paper.

  44. How Not to Lose Your Company to a Competitor

    Singapore 7/30/2013 9:36:04 AM

    You can so easily lose your business to your competitor. In this paper, you will learn how this can happen and how you can avoid it.

  45. Ten Legal Mistakes Commonly Made By SMEs Going International

    Singapore 6/12/2013 11:02:11 AM

    Over the decades of practice, we have seen many mistakes made by SMEs; common mistakes that smart companies will take time to address early on to avoid a future situation that could prove fatal to their survival. Here are ten of those:

  46. Lord Green begins two week trade mission to South East Asia

    Singapore 6/4/2013 5:43:48 AM

    Lord Green is visiting seven countries in Southeast Asia to boost the UK’s trade links with the region.

  47. Trade mission to Singapore and Indonesia to boost exports

    Singapore 3/11/2013 3:46:01 PM

    All-Party Parliamentary Group for Trade & Investment is on a trade mission to Singapore and Indonesia this week to strengthen business ties

  48. Incorporate Singapore Company with Bank Account in Cyprus or Switzerland

    Singapore 2/26/2013 9:01:46 AM

    Registering a company in Singapore can offer you a number of new and advantageous opportunities. Company Incorporation in a highly reliable, low-tax jurisdiction that is on the OECD ‘white list’, will enable you to plan your business in a more profitable way while allowing you to enter lucrative international markets and gain a favorable position with your partners throughout the world.

  49. Bright Sparks in Singapore's Economy Shows Promise For Businesses Ahead

    Singapore

    Singapore's Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, recently proclaimed "the worst is over for the Singapore economy."

  50. Why Start Or Expand In Singapore?

    Singapore

    Singapore has become the richest country in South East Asia and one of the most developed countries in the world. It is no surprise then that Singapore has attracted various organisations

  51. Singapore Tax Paradise

    Singapore

    Singapore taxes are much lower than most other developed nations and over the years, it has continued to slide down further.

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