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how to start a new business?

Postby lsac0902 » Thu, 24 Apr 2008 4:08 pm

Hi guys! I'm a DP holder and would like to know what are the procedures to start a business here? Do I need to apply for an employment pass?
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Postby PMR » Tue, 06 May 2008 3:03 pm

hi, perhaps i can help you, do drop me a email at ken_ethlee@yahoo.com.sg

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Postby tth1311 » Tue, 06 May 2008 6:19 pm

what type of help are u offering? eg consultant, product supplier, finding partner for start up n etc....

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Postby PMR » Tue, 06 May 2008 7:46 pm

consultancy and products

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Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 06 May 2008 11:23 pm

PMR wrote:consultancy and products


Just make sure it isn't MLM or it is buh-bye for you.

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Postby PMR » Wed, 07 May 2008 11:04 am

btw, whats it got to do with mlm? i'm a consultant for people who wants to set up business in singapore, i help them set up their business with acra. I offer business financing. bank loans, secretary services, etc etc. If you do it through me i can offer you a free accounting software in the package. [/quote]

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 07 May 2008 12:26 pm

I can offer them a free accounting package even if they don't come through me. Can you top that? There are several links in my Links page in my signature below that also provide services for setting up companies here although I have no affiliation whatsoever with any of them.

Free accounting software here:

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/accou ... 81033.aspx

http://www.gnucash.org/

http://www.dirfile.com/freeware/accounting.htm

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 07 May 2008 12:28 pm

PMR

It would also appear that you are soliciting business against forum policy so please be careful.

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Postby PMR » Thu, 08 May 2008 11:11 am

sure u can offer them acccounting softwares, anyone can. But i'm only helping the Thread Starter in going through procedures in setting up a business. I don't see any wrong in doing that, and since Spring Singapore is offering a GST grant, he mind as well use it to get a free accounting software. I seriously don't see any wrong in doing this as i'm sure there's alot more people out there who has their own business don't know about the grant that Spring Singapore is giving out.

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Postby banana » Thu, 08 May 2008 11:42 am

That's true. I didn't know Spring is offering a GST grant, only their seeding fund for tech start ups. Care to tell us more PMR?
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Postby ksl » Thu, 08 May 2008 1:15 pm

banana wrote:That's true. I didn't know Spring is offering a GST grant, only their seeding fund for tech start ups. Care to tell us more PMR?


Ah! Creative eyedeers at its best, inspiring innovation, not seen for a very long time, if at all, on the forum :) I like it!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 08 May 2008 1:32 pm

Hopefully, PMR doesn't get to carried away here as he is already bordering on soliciting business and should be advertising in the Classified Section of this site. This is just a gentle reminder about the boards policy. ksl could teach you a WHOLE LOT on how to walk the tightrope here in that regard!

Also, please do not put call me, PM me, etc, etc in your posts as that will surely put the final nail innit!

Right ksl? :wink: :P

Yeah, but the problem with Banana's signature is it takes up much more that one line or one hyperlink as per our Forum Policy. So either bunny or eyedeers has got to go.

Okay Banana?

Thanks.

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Postby ksl » Thu, 08 May 2008 2:24 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Hopefully, PMR doesn't get to carried away here as he is already bordering on soliciting business and should be advertising in the Classified Section of this site. This is just a gentle reminder about the boards policy. ksl could teach you a WHOLE LOT on how to walk the tightrope here in that regard!

Also, please do not put call me, PM me, etc, etc in your posts as that will surely put the final nail innit!

Right ksl? :wink: :P

Yeah, but the problem with Banana's signature is it takes up much more that one line or one hyperlink as per our Forum Policy. So either bunny or eyedeers has got to go.

Okay Banana?

Thanks.

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Right ksl? :wink: :P
Your not wrong SMS :wink: Walking a tight rope is also another skill gained, diplomacy is an art in itself, and rules are rules! :lol: I'll do my jankers any day of the week :P

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Postby PMR » Thu, 08 May 2008 3:00 pm

Apologies on my part for leaving my email. But i won't have done so if i could PM the thread started directly. But nvm for that i'm sorry, and yes you can look into here to find out more.

http://www.spring.gov.sg/Content/WebPag ... d42a3f58c5

But if people wanna know more on how about going through the procedures, i guess they have to contact me, am i right to say tt KSL and SMS? As i believe, they would also want to get the best deal for themself.

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Postby banana » Thu, 08 May 2008 3:54 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Hopefully, PMR doesn't get to carried away here as he is already bordering on soliciting business and should be advertising in the Classified Section of this site. This is just a gentle reminder about the boards policy. ksl could teach you a WHOLE LOT on how to walk the tightrope here in that regard!

Also, please do not put call me, PM me, etc, etc in your posts as that will surely put the final nail innit!

Right ksl? :wink: :P

Yeah, but the problem with Banana's signature is it takes up much more that one line or one hyperlink as per our Forum Policy. So either bunny or eyedeers has got to go.

Okay Banana?

Thanks.

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Ok, I've been through enough forums to know that they are never a democracy and often rightly so. Rules and guidelines have to be made and sometimes enforced for a reasonably enjoyable experience for all.

That said, I find it interesting you should bear grievance with my signature considering joop, an admin, has four lines - a reminder of his status, 2 hyperlinks to the more commercial aspects of this site and a logo. Even more so the way you have chosen to air them.

You've basically put me in a spot now because if I were to remove Bunny, then evidently my intention is to advertise (which incidentally is what I do, professionally). Removing eyedeers is fine with me but it doesn't really change the size of my signature, which apparently is what you have an issue with. Catch 22 anyone?

On another note, I happen to like what I do. Which means sometimes, there may be sites, images, videos, etc related to art, design and advertising that I like to share and hopefully discuss. This site is one of my preferred places to do so because (a) people here are generally articulate and (b) their exposure to the rest of the world allows for more informed opinions.

Admittedly, I've gotten a fair number of visits from this site but to me, that's simply a bonus. Advertising is just not the kind of service people get panhandled to.
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