Are you hiring an employee or an independent contractor in Singapore?

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For the most part, the relationship between an employer and an employee is regulated by the contract of employment between them. However, there is a distinction between employees and independent contractors in Singapore. Employees are individuals who work under a contract of service with a company, performing work in return for salary. On the other…

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Does your Singapore startup need an employee handbook?

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Hiring your first employee is always a high point for every startup. However, managing employees can be challenging, particularly if you’re a startup founder without any management experience. While talking about a startup’s culture can seem sometimes seem a little “fluffy”, a company’s culture can take on a life of its own, and dictate whether…

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How to avoid getting fired from your day job when you’re running a startup on the side

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Depending on the stage of life they’re in, some founders may face difficulties in working full-time in their startups from the very beginning. Singapore is not exactly the cheapest place in the world to live in and while single founders may have no qualms about living on ramen noodles while getting their startups off the…

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What are the legal ramifications of working on your startup on the side while working a full-time job in Singapore?

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The startup world is rife with arguments over whether you should or should not build your startup on the side while working a full-time job. Some consider working on a side project inappropriate while others have no qualms about doing so whatsoever. Others, such as James Altucher, suggest that you have at least six months…

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