EP Minimum Salary Raised to $3,900, Ensures Level Playing Field

EP Minimum Salary Raised to $3,900, Ensures Level Playing Field

Employment Pass Minimum Salary Raised to $3,900 to Ensures Level Playing Field   Salary for Employment Pass Workers in Singapore to Rise From May 2020 Employment Pass (EP) minimum salary rates in Singapore will increase from May 2020, applicable to all foreign workers hired under the EP structure. The raise from the $3,600 minimum monthly…

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Singapore Allows More Investors to Qualify for Fast-track PR Scheme

Singapore Allows More Investors to Qualify for Fast-track PR Scheme

Singapore Allows More Investors to Qualify for Fast-track PR Scheme – Global Investor Programme  Singapore is set to add three more categories of eligible candidates for its Global Investor Programme which allows successful applicants to obtain permanent residency in Singapore under certain conditions.   Eligible Candidates for Fast-track PR Scheme Introduced in 2004, the Global…

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Improved Training Framework is Helpful to Singapore

Improved Training Framework is Helpful to Singapore

Strong Training Framework Is Helpful To Employees And Companies In Singapore   Plug Skills Gap By Improving Training Singapore’s Manpower Minister highlighted the importance of a robust training framework at the recent launch of Workforce Singapore (WSG) programme, “The gap between jobs and skills will widen as businesses transform in the digital economy, but Singapore…

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Growth in Employment Increased to 21,700 in Q3

Growth in Employment Increased to 21,700 in Q3

Growth in Employment Raises Hopes for 2020   Stronger Job Market Than Expected The 2019 Singaporean job market has turned out to be stronger than predicted, leading many analysts and recruiters in the private sector to predict increased hiring in 2020. Recent data from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) indicated that total employment growth grew…

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Outsourced Workers in Singapore to Get Better Rest Areas

Outsourced Workers in Singapore to Get Better Rest Areas

Tripartite Partners’ New Advisory Means Better Rest Areas for Outsourced Workers Singapore’s outsourced workers can look forward to better rest areas, thanks to the recommendations by MOM, NTUC and SNEF.   Who are these outsourced workers? They are the hardworking security officers, landscapers, and cleaners of Singapore. These workers should be provided with rest areas…

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Most Competitive Place for Talent: Singapore in the World List

Most Competitive Place for Talent: Singapore in the World List

The Asian Nation Sits Among the Elite European States for Being a Competitive Place for Talent Reaching the top ten of a world ranking is no joke for an Asian nation. But it seems that Singapore has proven it is possible. The IMD World Talent has ranked Singapore to be among the top ten most…

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Better Match for Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore

Better Match for Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore

Foreign Domestic Workers – Creating the Better Match   Focusing on the Better Match Between Employer and Foreign Workers in Singapore Foreign domestic workers are a part of Singapore’s work culture, and ensuring these workers are matched with the right employers is a priority.   The Importance of These Workers Foreign domestic works have an…

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FDW Levy Concession Will Be Extended in Singapore

FDW Levy Concession Will Be Extended in Singapore

Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Levy Concessions Extended in Singapore   Concessions to Be Extended From 1 September 2019 The Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) levy concession will be extended in Singapore beginning 1 September 2019. The extension will include extended family members or friends of those under the FDW employer. However, those who need caregiver assistance…

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