5 Types of work visa you can get for your food and beverage business

Feb 08

5 Types of work visa you can get for your food and beverage business

In addition to great food and hip ambience, one key ingredient to a successful food and beverage business are the people who will run it. Human resources are perhaps a company’s biggest asset because, without a dependable and competent staff, the whole business may fall apart. So it is imperative that companies in the food and beverage...

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7 Steps to successfully set up your food and beverage business in Singapore

Nov 16

7 Steps to successfully set up your food and beverage business in Singapore

From Michelin-starred hawker stalls to world-class restaurants options, Singapore boasts of having one of the most diverse dining scenes in the whole of Asia. More and more food and beverage businesses are choosing to set up shop in Singapore because it has an enabling environment for entrepreneurs, more than any other country in Southeast Asia. But, incorporating...

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Opening a representative office in Singapore – the fundamentals

Sep 22

Opening a representative office in Singapore – the fundamentals

Many foreign companies looking to enter the Asia Pacific market find that establishing a Singapore representative office can be an effective way of breaking into the region. Setting up a representative office (RO) in Singapore means that a foreign business entity can maintain a physical presence here without the need to register a separate company straight away....

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When is a Singapore company considered dormant?

Sep 02

When is a Singapore company considered dormant?

In this video, Nigel Joseph Abraham, Company Secretarial and Immigration Head of Futurebooks, shares more information on when a Singapore company is considered dormant.   Generally, the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) of Singapore considers a company dormant when no accounting transactions have occurred within the company’s financial year. The following transactions made by the company...

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What you need to know when opening a branch office in Singapore

Aug 18

What you need to know when opening a branch office in Singapore

Under the Companies Act, a foreign company can carry out business in Singapore by incorporating a local Singapore company or by registering a branch office in Singapore. A branch office is simply an extension of the parent company and therefore not a separate legal entity. The structure and activities are governed by the foreign company’s Memorandum &...

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