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TerryL
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How to start up a small business

Post by TerryL » Fri, 01 Nov 2013 10:48 am

I am looking to start up my own small business in Singapore in which I would be the only employee. How do I go about doing this and keep costs at a minimum? I hold a DP pass. Any info much appreciated.

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Re: How to start up a small business

Post by ecureilx » Fri, 01 Nov 2013 11:22 am

TerryL wrote:I am looking to start up my own small business in Singapore in which I would be the only employee. How do I go about doing this and keep costs at a minimum? I hold a DP pass. Any info much appreciated.
as of now, if you want to be the only employee, being a foreigner, and keeping costs low - in simple terms 'you are not wanted here in Singapore .. '

which is a 180 degree of how things were, a few years ago ..

Go do some read up on Entre-pass ..

And look for employing 3 locals or more .. or else, forget about it .. :)

Just -that's my 2 cents ..

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Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 01 Nov 2013 11:32 am

You need to review posts in Business and Careers forums... many threads on this topic. Read them and come back with some specifics.

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Post by JR8 » Fri, 01 Nov 2013 12:42 pm

What scale of business?

You at home trading via Ebay, or you having a office and hiring a dozen people?

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