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Issue 182, 6 Mar 2018
 

Dear Members and Friends

Can Singapore really have a sustainably vibrant and innovative economy with lean manpower? I don’t think so and that was also the sentiment of most people at our recent post-budget event.

Given our declining demographics, Singapore needs more talent, not less. This country needs higher levels of economic growth and more taxpayers to sustain it.

Would you be willing to participate in a survey commissioned by SICC, potentially in concert with other chambers, and conducted by a third party to provide data on: -

  • Which sectors are experiencing a talent shortage?
  • Is this a numbers issue or a skills issue or both?

Answers please to me at victor@sicc.com.sg.

With warmest regards
Victor Mills
Chief Executive



UPCOMING EVENTS

Innovation Series: Inside Google’s Workplace Culture,
21 March 2018 — This event is fully subscribed!
Mr Simon Kahn, Chief Marketing Officer – Asia Pacific, Google will share best practices to create and sustain an innovative workplace culture. Read more

ATA Carnet Seminar: The Passport for Goods, 28 March 2018

Understand how the ATA Carnet works, and how your business can benefit from using it. This half-day seminar will equip participants with all they need to know to apply for and use the ATA Carnet. 
Read more

Leadership Series: Achieving Excellence in Execution with DBS as a Case Study, 4 April 2018
Drawing insights from DBS, learn useful tips and practical lessons on what leaders need to address to achieve excellence in strategy execution. Read more

Distinguished Speaker Series: Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry), 5 April 2018
Participate in this member-exclusive closed-door dialogue with the Minister on the progress of the Industry Transformation Maps implementation and the lessons learnt so far. Read more

The Essential Guide to Employing Foreign PMEs in Singapore, 12 April 2018
Understand some key legal and policy issues as well as potential pitfalls that all companies should be aware of when employing foreign professionals, managers and executives in Singapore. Read more

2018 SICC Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner, 9 May 2018
Expect a gathering of a high-profile audience comprising business leaders, innovators and thought leaders at the awards ceremony & gala dinner to be held at Marina Bay Sands.  Guest of honour Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) and Second Minister for Defence will grace the event. Read more


 
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Committee Meetings

 

 

   
 

5 March 2018,
Tax Policy Committee Meeting Highlights


9 March 2018,
Human Capital Workgroup
on Diversity & Inclusiveness


14 March 2018,
Circular Economy
Committee Meeting


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Members who are interested to attend the meetings may contact 
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