gig economy

Labour market

Singapore plans law to support gig workers’ retirement needs

Singapore had in 2022 accepted recommendations of an advisory panel on the status of gig workers.

Labour market

Singapore gig workers to get more benefits, won't be employees

The new rules will require legislative changes and will become effective in the latter half of 2024 at the earliest.

News

FastCo to help Singapore businesses find gig workers easily

Businesses can use the easy-to-use FastGig platform to quickly scale up their workforce, especially during seasonal peaks.

In print this week

Mind the gig gap

SINGAPORE (July 29): In a Telegram group chat for Deliveroo riders, a member took a screenshot of his earnings generated through the food delivery platform. The screenshot shows that he makes more than $4,000 a month, similar to what many executives woul

Labour market

As gig economy gains mass appeal, safeguards are needed

SINGAPORE (July 29): In a Telegram group chat for Deliveroo riders, a member took a screenshot of his earnings from the food delivery platform. It suggests that he makes more than $4,000 a month, similar to what many white-collar workers earn and close to

Labour market

As gig economy gains mass appeal, safeguards are needed

SINGAPORE (July 29): In a Telegram group chat for Deliveroo riders, a member took a screenshot of his earnings from the food delivery platform. It suggests that he makes more than $4,000 a month, similar to what many white-collar workers earn and close to

Labour market

When sharing becomes uncaring

As companies in the sharing economy turn into behemoths, it is time for regulation to ensure the workers behind their success are protected

Disruption and Digitalisation

Gig workers may enjoy enviable perks but tend to save less: Manulife

SINGAPORE (Oct 4): Joining Singapore’s rising gig economy certainly comes with benefits, such as flexibility and job satisfaction, that a regular nine-to-five desk job may not offer. Those who opt to do so are however finding it harder to save compared

53rd National Day

Future of work: Tech-enabled freedom

SINGAPORE (Aug 6): Imagine hosting an international business conference from a deck chair on a beach, through a laptop and virtual reality device. Midway through your presentation, a robot brings you a cocktail. It does not matter that you are in surf sho

Careers & Training

Will the gig economy take over as Singapore's Gen Z workforce matures?

SINGAPORE (Apr 20): Singapore’s Generation Z (Gen Z) workers, namely those born between 1995 and 2009, are more likely to seek temporary employment over permanent full-time positions than all other age groups in the city state.
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