What is a Point Of Sale (POS) System and why do you need it?

If you operate a restaurant or a café, a POS system is something that can make your life much easier by reducing paperwork and tracking inventory. These systems are designed to save your time on entering customer and orders data, purchases and overall managing business. A POS system is much more than a simple cash register: it can handle transactions beyond cash and credit card sales.

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Automation In The Food Industry Is The Future

If you’re in the food and beverage business, you should know much hard work it takes to run a successful company. They all come in different shapes and sizes. They all require the same amount of hard work and dedication to make it successful. However, if there was a way to make your life much easier, would you take it up? In this article, we are planning to talk automation and how it will benefit in the F&B business. Automation software is going to be the next big thing that will help you increase productivity and sales for your company!

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Should You Get A Mobile App?

Mobile apps have become an almost indispensable part in the way customers and businesses interact, and with over 3 million apps in the Android and Apple app stores, the demand for such apps is tremendous. It has also revolutionized the way businesses operate, making it even more important for businesses to jump onto the mobile app bandwagon to remain competitive.

You probably have thought of creating your own mobile app, but are still undecided on whether you should take this leap. Here are some pros and cons:

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Quick guide on how to claim SPRING Singapore’s Innovation and Capability voucher

Singapore has always been a nurturing ground for small, medium enterprises (SMEs). The government takes substantial measures to support SMEs and ensure that they’re on the right path of productivity growth.

One of the initiatives to promote that is the Innovation and Capability voucher (ICV). Each ICV is valued at $5000 and seeks to encourage SMEs to develop their business capabilities. ICV grant strives to help businesses improve their core operation through consultancy projects in the areas of innovation, productivity, human resource and financial management. Every company is allowed to apply for up to 8 vouchers.

Here’s a quick guide on how you too can benefit from ICV and upgrade your business.

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Want to improve your business? Here’s how the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) scheme can help you

The Singapore government has always been a strong proponent for improving productivity in the country. In conference held by the Singapore Business Federation in November 2016, Minister of Manpower, Lim Swee Say, said, “If productivity gains continue to lag behind wage growth, Singapore’s competitiveness will slide down.”

The government introduced the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Grant in the 2011 budget. It has since been extended to till 2018 to encourage productivity and innovation activities in Singapore. There have been changes since the scheme was first introduced. However, under the latest PIC scheme (2016-2018), businesses will get to enjoy 400% tax deductions/ allowances for any qualifying expenditure incurred between Years of Assessment (YA) 2011 to 2018. Alternatively, companies can also choose to apply for the PIC cash payout of up to $100,000.

So, If you’re looking to transform your business or make investments to improve your company’s efficiency, here’s how you can go about claiming the PIC grant in Singapore in four easy steps.

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Planning To Start A Business? – Here Are The Most Common Businesses in Singapore!

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Singapore has been known for a long time to be the commercial hub of Southeast Asia and it’s no secret that Singapore has grown exponentially ever since. With the amazing sights and the multicultural people it is the best place to plant and grow your business. Singapore has something for everyone and almost anyone is allowed to come into Singapore and start a business. The people are friendly and they are always open to trying something different. The government is stable and you do not need to be afraid of someone stealing your valuable when you’re walking down the street. The security is impeccable. In addition to that, Singaporeans are extremely hardworking and they never take no for an answer. You will secure yourself super hardworking partners and workers the minute you’ve established your business.

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