Upcoming SME events

Container, Logistics & Transport Business Forum 2017

Date: Nov 9

Time: 9am to 5pm

Venue: Genting Hotel Jurong, Level 1, Genting Ballroom, 2 Town Hall Link

Fees: $140

This forum organised by the Container Depot and Logistics Association (Singapore) will cover topics related to strengthening the industry transportation ecosystem. These include digitisation, the application of the Internet of Things in logistics, and how to build a collaborative ecosystem to support the transformation of the industry.

For details and to register, visit http://cdasalliance.sg/events/container-logistics-transport-business-for...

You can also contact Mr Seth Chen or Mr Benjamin Lee on 6513-3173 or e-mail training@cdasalliance.sg

Managing GST Effectively for Businesses

Date: Nov 7

Time: 9am to 5pm

Venue: 160, Robinson Road, SBF Centre, #06-01

Fees: $390 for SBF members, $490 for non-members This workshop is designed to equip participants with the skills to understand and apply goods and services tax (GST) concepts into their areas of work, as inadequate knowledge of GST has cost many businesses penalties when they run foul of taxation laws. To register, e-mail institute@sbf.org.sg

Acra@The Heartlands Public Talk: Doing Business In Singapore

Date: Nov 18

Time: 2pm to 6pm

Venue: Ang Mo Kio Community Centre, Level 1 Multi-Purpose Hall

Fee: Free

Acra, in collaboration with the CPF Board, HDB, Iras, People's Association and SME Centre@SMCCI, is holding one-stop talks-cum-business clinics in the heartland to provide aspiring and new entrepreneurs with essential information and latest updates on starting and doing business in Singapore.

This talk, supported by Ang Mo Kio Community Centre, will include topics such as business registration, home office scheme, taxation and CPF contributions for the self-employed and employers as well as government business assistance schemes.

Business clinics will allow participants to approach agencies for specific queries.

Visit www.one.pa.gov.sg (enter "Acra" under search for activities) or call Ang Mo Kio Community Centre on 6452-9644.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 01, 2017, with the headline 'Upcoming SME events'. Print Edition | Subscribe