In order to give companies better understanding of the various schemes and services available to help their companies, various organizations have provided in-depth information in their website. Below are some of the most informative websites for SMEs and those eager to start their business.
Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF) is one of Singapore’s leading business associations representing manufacturing companies with a membership base of over 3,000 corporations categorised into 10 industry groups comprising Multi-National Companies (MNCs) to SMEs.
SMF Centre for Corporate Learning (SMF CCL) is SMF’s corporate training and development centre. The Centre provides productivity improvement, manufacturing-related, thought-leadership and personal development programmes.
Singapore Innovation & Productivity Institute’s key functions include providing productivity resources & customised road-mapping/ coaching support to help enterprises implement productivity roadmaps.
SME Portal is your first stop for business information. SME Centres are an initiative supported by SPRING Singapore.
SPRING Singapore is the government agency responsible for helping Singapore enterprises grow and building trust in Singapore products and services. As the enterprise development agency, SPRING works with partners to help enterprises in financing, capability and management development, technology and innovation, and access to markets.
International Enterprise (IE) Singapore is the government agency driving Singapore’s external economy and holding the responsibility for spearheading the overseas growth of Singapore-based companies and promoting international trade.
The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore is the government agency responsible to assess, collect and enforce payment of taxes.
The Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) is the government agency who aims to help workers advance in their careers and lives by developing and strengthening skills-based training for adults.
The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) is the national regulator of business entities and public accountants in Singapore. ACRA also plays the role of a facilitator for the development of business entities and the public accountancy profession.
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) supports Singapore's key economic clusters by providing intellectual, human and industrial capital to its partners in industry. It also supports extramural research in the universities, hospitals, research centres, and with other local and international partners.
The Economic Development Board is the lead government agency for planning and executing strategies to enhance Singapore's position as a global business centre.
The National Environment Agency (NEA) is the leading public organisation responsible for improving and sustaining a clean and green environment in Singapore.