Manpower Policy Paper on Supporting Lifestyle Services, Environmental Services and Estate & Facilities Management Services

May 13, 2022

The Singapore Business Federation (SBF), together with fellow trade associations and chambers (TACs) Environmental Management Association of Singapore (EMAS), LIAS – Landscape Industry Association Singapore, Restaurant Association of Singapore (RAS), Security Association Singapore (SAS), Singapore Hotel Association (SHA), Singapore Nightlife Business Association (SNBA), Singapore Retailers Association (SRA), and Waste Management & Recycling Association of Singapore (WMRAS), published a policy paper titled ‘The Human Touch: Balancing Manpower Resilience with Productivity for Transformation’ today.
With Singapore on a firm footing towards endemicity, businesses in Lifestyle Services, Environmental Services and Estate and Facilities (EFM) Services are ramping up operations to cater to demand and new growth opportunities, but are limited but the ongoing manpower crunch. The paper puts forth 9 key actions that businesses, TACs, government agencies, unions and post-secondary educational institutions (PSEIs) can take in a concerted effort to address these long-standing manpower challenges so that businesses in these sectors can look ahead towards sustainable and inclusive growth.
Read the press release here: