The A-Z of securing an employment agency licence in Singapore

Apr 29

The A-Z of securing an employment agency licence in Singapore

The article was originally published in RI Asia Magazine, April 2015 issue. It is no wonder that being ranked as the best place in the world to do business by the World Bank for nine years in a row, Singapore has a huge number of established companies and newly setup businesses. However, it is also known that...

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Lee Bagshaw from technology and venture law firm Simmonds Stewart

Mar 03

Lee Bagshaw from technology and venture law firm Simmonds Stewart

In 2014, one name kept coming up during my conversations within the startup circle: Lee Bagshaw, who was then a partner at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing, leading their Corporate Technology practice. In just two years, Lee captured the attention of the tech market in Singapore and across Southeast Asia and made a name for himself as a lawyer...

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Singapore is open for business and talent

Dec 02

Singapore is open for business and talent

News over the past two years of Singapore tightening its work visa framework has caused concern over its implications for business and the startup space in particular. As an industry insider here are some observations I have on this:   Processing times have got longer, and new companies are subject to greater scrutiny of the nature of their...

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From lean startups to world class operating models

Nov 04

From lean startups to world class operating models

An army of startups and SMEs are changing the status quo by embracing innovative methodologies, such as the Lean Startup or Design Thinking, to build their companies one iteration at a time whilst turning them into highly efficient operating models. How can all other companies out there join the revolution, including big corporations, and be part of...

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Achieving economies with the cloud eco-system

Oct 16

Achieving economies with the cloud eco-system

The article was originally published on Singapore Business Review. We are often heard quoting the advantages of the cloud eco-system and how the whole idea of being on the cloud is a quicksell. Being on the cloud should eliminate geographical borders and bring work capabilities closer. But how much location agnosticism can the cloud achieve? A case...

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