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The Importance of HR Policies in Maintaining a Successful Business

As a business owner, you know that it is important to have a team of qualified employees in order to be successful. But did you know that…

How To Write A Fair Employment Contract in Singapore

The employment contract is one of the most important documents in an employment relationship. It lays out your obligations, as well as…

What is Singapore Payment Services Act?

The Singapore Payment Services Act (PSA) was enacted to regulate the payment services industry in Singapore. The act is enforced by the…

Directors’ Duties in Singapore

The board of directors, which include the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), usually manages a company's operations. This is in accordance with…

How To Appoint Company Directors?

In Singapore, all companies are required to have a minimum of 1 director who is a Singapore resident. Hence, it is crucial for you to know…

How To: Remove A Director For Singapore Companies

Company directors have an important role in the company's business operations. There are a few ways an individual can stop being a director…

An Overview of The Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) In Singapore

Globally, data protection laws are coming into force. This includes the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Brazil’s Lei Geral…

How to hold AGMs online during COVID-19

This article aims to give you an idea of how to hold Annual General Meeting(s) (AGMs) online or virtually during COVID-19. All private…

What is a Nominee Director?

Many clients have asked us, 'What is a Nominee Director and what does he or she do exactly? Do they have any legal rights over the…

What is Cloud-Based Accounting Software?

As a business owner, accounting is a very time-consuming yet critical activity that you have to do. You will be able to analyse your…

Consequences Of Failure To File Annual Returns

What does the Act say? In accordance with Section 197 of the Companies Act, all companies need to file their annual returns on time.…

How does a company pay dividends in Singapore

We hear so much of this term dividends but we seldom discuss the rules and implications associated with it. As most will know, it is…

Singapore Companies Filing Requirements

Every year, companies in Singapore need to file with two main governing bodies, namely the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority…

Can Directors And Shareholders Obtain A Loan From The Company?

A director or shareholder may obtain a loan from the company, but not without certain restrictions. In general, a director cannot do so.…

Are You Liable For Company Debts As Director In Singapore?

Are there any circumstances where you will be personally liable for your company’s debts as a director? The general answer will be no. That…

Holding Annual General Meetings (AGMs) For Your Company

What is an Annual General Meeting (AGM)? Annual General Meetings (AGMs) are compulsory annual meetings that all Singapore companies need…