Singapore, 22 March 2017 – The hotel industry in Singapore is set to embark on a lean transformation journey with the launch of the Lean Hotel Initiative (LHI). The objective of the initiative is to guide hotels to achieve higher productivity and more sustainable growth through transformation projects that will achieve manpower-lean solutions.
Singapore, 17 March 2017 – With the enhanced Career Support Programme (CSP), more Professionals, Managers, Executives and Technicians (PMETs) can now be employed on competitive salaries. Local companies are heeding the Government’s call to strengthen their Singaporean core by working with Workforce Singapore (WSG) and NTUC’s Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) to showcase PMET jobs in the Adapt and Grow Career Series.
SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) has taken enforcement action against about 4,400 individuals who submitted false SkillsFuture Credit claims.
The Committee for Private Education (CPE) has released the enhanced EduTrust Certification Scheme (EduTrust) standards today. As announced in October 2016, these standards will take effect from 1 June 2017 for all Private Education Institutions (PEIs) that are applying for or renewing their EduTrust certification from that date onwards.
The Committee for Private Education (CPE) will be cancelling the registration of Edes Academy (Edes), a private education institution (PEI), with effect from 9 February 2017.
SINGAPORE, 8 January 2017 – More than 126,000 Singaporeans have used the SkillsFuture Credit to up-skill or re-skill themselves by end December 2016, in the first year of this scheme. 34% of them have tapped on their SkillsFuture Credit more than once. The number of training courses eligible for the SkillsFuture Credit has also increased steadily from more than 10,000 in January 2016 to over 18,000 by December 2016