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Healthier Dining Grant

The Healthier Dining Grant is a funding scheme offered by HPB to help our Partners promote healthier menu options under the Healthier Dining Programme. Healthier Dining Grant Criteria Eligible First-time Grant Applicants Healthier Dining Programme partners (“HDP Partners“) which have ≥3 outlets[1] operating in the following types of F&B establishments may apply for the Healthier Dining Grant…

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Healthier Dining Innovation (HDI)

Healthier Dining Innovation (HDI) 1. Overview a. About The Healthier Dining Innovation (HDI) is a funding scheme of up to S$5,000 for F&B operators to take their first step towards capability upgrading in four areas: (i) Research & Development (ii) Purchase of Healthier Ingredients (iii) Culinary Training (iv) Recipe Reformulation b. Eligibility F&B operators which have ≥3…

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CORPASS for Grants

From 1 Sep 2018, corporate entities will no longer be able to use SingPass and EASY for transactions with the government (i.e. grant submissions, making CPF submissions, filing IRAS taxes, applying for Work Permits etc.). CorpPass will officially replace SingPass and EASY as the ONLY login mechanism for business transactions with government digital services. To…

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Marketing Assistance Grant ends on 14 May 2018

Applications for the Marketing Assistance Grant ends on 14 May 2018 Note that applications to IMDA’s Marketing Assistance Grant will no longer be accepted from 15 May 2018 onwards. All potential applicants are requested to submit your Marketing Assistance Grant applications by 14 May 2018. Grant applications that have been submitted and are in progress…

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Streamlining Government Grants

There have been calls to streamline incentive schemes administered by various Government agencies to reduce confusion to businesses. The existing schemes will be streamlined to provide more holistic support. Enterprises can now seek funding support for up to 70% of qualifying costs under the following grant schemes:     Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) Support pre-scoped,…

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Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) launches on Business Grants Portal with effect from 1 April 2018

To assist businesses on their transformation journey, the Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) provides support for the adoption of IT solutions and equipment. Each solution is prescoped by the industries’ lead agencies and aligned to the Industry Transformation Maps. Up to 70% of qualifying costs can be funded to assist businesses. Grant caps have been raised and…

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Transactional vs Relational

In today’s society have we become so consumed by the transaction, whether it be a sale, a product, a negotiation or an office meeting. Have we lost our human touch! With many of us surrounded by an abundance of human beings and equally engulfed in digital technology. We have forgotten about the relations we build, culture and…

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Singapore Budget 2018: 5 issues that could be in the spotlight

Keeping Singapore in good fiscal health, longer-term goals of transforming the economy and the local workforce will likely top the agenda at Budget 2018.   SINGAPORE: When Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat delivers the Budget for 2018 on Monday (Feb 19), the focus will be on the long term. One reason being this year’s Budget…

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