Singaporean employees want flexible working arrangements as the norm

Singapore’s COVID-19 multi-ministry task force recently announced that all employees can now return to the workplace. But as it turns out, not all employees want to. Like many of their global counterparts, employees in the Lion City have embraced flexible working arrangements and work from home (WFH) arrangements amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and want this …

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Reduce work-related stress through corporate wellness programs in Singapore

Behind every successful company lies happy and healthy employees. As a company’s most important asset, employee health and wellbeing plays a vital role in its ongoing success. Stress, AKA the ‘silent killer’, can hinder that, leaving employees feeling overwhelmed and, eventually, burnt out. Sadly, newly industrialized Asian countries like Singapore tend to struggle with stress-related …

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Implementing family-friendly benefits at workplaces in Singapore

Whether it’s education funds, parental leaves, or housing subsidies, Singapore is known for taking good care of its citizens. To take it a step further, the city-state strives to make workplaces family-friendly. Employers are encouraged to implement progressive workplace practices to retain talent. In fact, there is even a Productivity Solutions Grant your company could …

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How long is paternity and maternity leave in Singapore?

Undoubtedly, becoming parents for the first time is an emotional roller-coaster of an experience. There are heaps of things to prepare for, from naming your baby, and having prenatal check-ups to choosing the delivery method and getting health insurance for your newborn child. It honestly doesn’t surprise us when parents are stressed and nervous. Luckily, …

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Introducing Pacific Prime Singapore’s exclusive SME plan with Allianz Care

In a time of economic uncertainty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers need to be prudent with their budget, while healthcare remains a priority for employees. This conundrum is resulting in a redefinition and reassessment of group health insurance plans. Given this, Pacific Prime Singapore is offering a new and exclusive SME Solutions …

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