Process to temporarily reduce wages of local and foreign employees

Apr 01

Here is a quick overview for employers considering short term measures to reduce working hours and wages, in accordance with the Tripartite Advisory on responsible retrenchment . This applies to CPF paying employees, as well as foreigners on Employment Passes (EP), and Letters of Consent (LOC). *** The below steps are DIY. If you are a Futurebooks...

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Press Release: Futurebooks named Most Valued Partner Asia at Global Accounting Awards

Sep 12

Press Release: Futurebooks named Most Valued Partner Asia at Global Accounting Awards

Futurebooks team receiving the Most Valued Partner Asia Award at Xerocon South 2016. In photo: (LR) Xero CEO Rod Drury, Futurebooks Accountant Cheryl Niu, Futurebooks Marketing Manager Joyce Bibby, Futurebooks CEO Namita Sethi, Futurebooks Accounting Manager Savitha Raman, Managing Director for Xero Asia Alex Campbell, and Sales Director for Xero Asia Shaun Burke. Local Accounting Firm Makes...

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Xero receives IRAS certification

Mar 17

Xero receives IRAS certification

This article was originally published on LinkedIn Pulse.  Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) maintains an Accounting Software Register, which as of today has Xero as the 52nd and latest addition. What does being on the register mean for Xero and its users? Let me answer this by looking at these two questions: Is being on the...

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SimplePay gets approved by IRAS and rolls out cool features

Jun 08

SimplePay gets approved by IRAS and rolls out cool features

In 2013, we introduced you to SimplePay, a slick and easy-to-use payroll software designed for Singapore. Check out our first impression from the app. We’ve worked with SimplePay since its private beta version and are currently using it for our internal payroll operations. Its ease of use and the customer support experience are both good. SimplePay features...

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Update 2014: Singapore’s Technology Incubation Scheme

Aug 27

Update 2014: Singapore’s Technology Incubation Scheme

Two years ago, we’ve published a directory of 8 incubators that were on-board Singapore’s Technology Incubation Scheme. It’s time to come back to the topic. Let’s recap what the scheme is about and what incubators were chosen to deploy it. How TIS works Technology Incubation Scheme (TIS) was set up in March 2008 by the National Research...

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