Tag Archives: business

SMRT STAFF ILLEGAL PARKED LEXUS AT PUBLIC BUS STOP FOR OFFICIAL BUSINESS

A netizen spotted this ridiculous scene along a public bus stop. He spotted a Lexus car parked like a boss in the bus bay. Funny thing is he see a notification card inside informing the public that the driver is an SMRT staff on official duty, if any emergency then call him. Is this legal? Can SMRT staff illegal park for official reasons?

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I WAS WRONGLY ACCUSED OF BEING ARROGANT AND THREATENED BY FORMER EMPLOYEES

The letter was submitted in response to a screenshot posted on our Facebook page. The person who sent the screenshot accused this lady of being arrogant and looking down on poor people in Singapore. She suspects the screenshot was submitted by an unhappy former employee at her father's business, who was terminated for having a bad working attitude. Read what started the whole incident in her letter below.

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LOCAL CONTRACTOR BUSINESS FAILING DUE TO PRC COMPETITORS

...because of that, my company is left with only 1 project, which will be completing in three months time. after that, i will have no projects and i don't know how to tell my workers that they will be laid off and have to find another company. many of these workers and colleagues have been with me for years and i am reluctant to let them go. there is no choice. i can only tell them that its because our business has been undercut by china and we will all have to find other ways to earn money for our families...

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S’PORE LAW ONLY PROTECT THE GOVT AND BUSINESSES

If you look at our laws, they have always veered toward the government and businesses. God forbid, if you let customers have a greater weight in the scale of justice or even a balanced weight, you may get citizens actually clamoring for more rights against the government. After all, customers are also citizens. You may have Competition Commission Singapore (CCS) to ensure a fair playing field, Calvin Cheng was fined for a scheme of “price-fixing when he was the President of the Association of Modelling Industry Professionals (AMIP).”

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WHY ARE OUR SG GOVERNMENT GRANTS EXPLAINED IN CHINESE?

I am a Singaporean Malay business owner and was looking through the Government website to find out more about grants that maybe can help my company. To my horrow, I see some grants which come under SPRING Singapore that maybe apply to my business that was explained in Chinese. I thought English is the business language in Singapore? Why are these grants being uploaded online in chinese? Is this even legal?

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Businesses dismayed by call for CPF rate hikes

Already feeling the heat from rising rentals, as well as wage pressures in the tight labour market, businesses reacted with dismay at the labour movement’s call for employers’ Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution rates for workers aged above 50 to 55 to be raised this year. While they were resigned to the eventuality of the move — given that the Government had previously signalled its intention to close the gap between contribution rates for this group of workers and that of their younger counterparts — most bosses hoped hikes would not kick in until at least next year, so that they would have time to make adjustments.

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