Support for workers and firms on observers' Budget wish list

The Government has rolled out policy measures targeted at different groups of people over the course of its current term.
The Government has rolled out policy measures targeted at different groups of people over the course of its current term.ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN

They cite skills training, incentives for companies as well as measures to boost quality of life, among other things

Skills training, quality-of-life issues and incentives to help companies and staff navigate a fast-changing economic landscape are high on the Budget wish lists for MPs, private-sector observers and those in the social sector.

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat certainly has no shortage of suggestions for inclusion in the Budget, which will be handed down on Feb 18.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 06, 2020, with the headline 'Support for workers and firms on observers' Budget wish list'. Print Edition | Subscribe