What expats in Singapore need to know about freelancing and self-employment

In 2019, freelancing and self-employment made up for around 8.8 percent of the resident workforce in Singapore. This means that those 211,000 people either ran their own business or traded by themselves. What’s more, these numbers show that it is certainly possible to begin freelancing if you have in-demand skills. It’s a bit trickier for …

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Coronavirus: New social distancing laws and penalties in Singapore

Singapore was one of the first countries to report cases of the coronavirus outside China, but the Lion City is also known for taking strong measures to combat the coronavirus. These include not only implementing travel advisory under the COVID-19 outbreak, such as banning all foreign nationals entering the city-state but also setting rules pertaining …

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Why is individual health insurance more affordable than group health insurance?

Group health insurance tends to cost more than individual health insurance. With this in mind, it makes sense that small businesses would use individual health insurance to structure their health benefits. After all, it makes the money spent on health benefits go a long way. In this Pacific Prime Singapore article, we discuss how these …

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