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As announced by MTF on Saturday, Singapore will be exiting the Stabilisation Phase into the Transition Phase. The full list of community measures can be found here.   In particular, enterprises should take note of the following from 22 Nov 2021: Increase in social gathering group size to 5 persons Dining groups of up to… View Article
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Retail sales increased 6.6% in September 2021 on a year-on-year basis, a reversal from the 2.8% decline in August 2021. Excluding motor vehicles, retail sales rose 8.3%, compared to the flat growth in August 2021. The year-on-year increase in September 2021 was partly attributed to the Computer & Telecommunications industry, which recorded higher sales of… View Article
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With the extension of the Stabilisation Phase to 21 November, the Government will continue to provide targeted support to affected businesses and workers. These measures, amounting to $640m, include: 25% Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) Support for affected sectors Rental waivers for qualifying tenants and cooked food and market stallholders in centres managed by NEA/NEA-appointed operators… View Article
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Singapore entered the Stabilisation Phase on 27 September 2021 to slow down the rate of transmission and protect our healthcare system. The Multi-Ministry Taskforce (MTF) announced a tightening of Safe Management Measures (SMMs) from 27 September through 24 October 2021, to slow down current community transmissions. With effect from 13 October 2021, vaccination-differentiated Safe Management Measures… View Article
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We Need To Respect The Covid-19 Virus But Not Be Paralysed By It! From Dorscon Orange in Feb 2020 to Circuit Breaker, then Heightened Alert and now the Stabilisation Phase, it has indeed been an arduous journey for everyone. We are forever indebted to the untold sacrifice of our frontline healthcare workers who faced Covid19… View Article
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Retail sales fell 2.8% in August 2021 on a year-on-year basis, a reversal from the 0.2% growth in July 2021. The decline in August 2021 was attributed mainly to lower motor vehicle sales (-17.5%) that corresponded with the lower COE quota this year. Excluding motor vehicles, retail sales was at a similar level as August… View Article
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𝗠𝗘𝗗𝗜𝗔 𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗧 𝗦𝗥𝗔 𝗦𝗨𝗣𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧𝗦 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗜𝗠𝗣𝗟𝗘𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗧𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡 𝗢𝗙 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗣𝗥𝗢𝗚𝗥𝗘𝗦𝗦𝗜𝗩𝗘 𝗪𝗔𝗚𝗘 𝗠𝗢𝗗𝗘𝗟 (𝗣𝗪𝗠) 𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗥𝗘𝗧𝗔𝗜𝗟 SRA supports the implementation of the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) for Retail to raise the wages of our retail team members by upgrading their skills, increasing their productivity and creating a clearer career pathway. This will ultimately enhance their lives and… View Article
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