Guides for businesses
Guides for businesses
Navigate the process of starting, running and growing a business with our handy e-Advisers and online guides. Simply answer a few questions about your business and get personalised recommendations for your next steps.
For starting a business
e-Adviser for Starting a Business
For aspiring business owners to find out the next steps to start and register a business.
e-Adviser for Business Structure
To help aspiring business owners decide on the business structure that best suits their needs.
e-Adviser for Home-Based Business
For aspiring business owners to find out the next steps to run a small-scale business from home.
For government assistance
- e-Adviser for Government Assistance
For business owners to identify relevant assistance schemes, such as tax incentives, loans, grants, toolkits and programmes.
For skills training
The SkillsFuture for Enterprise User Guide provides business owners with 5 key steps to get started on their SkillsFuture journey. You can also explore skills initiatives directly at Enterprise Portal for Jobs and Skills (EPJS).
- e-Adviser for Skills Training
For business owners to get personalised recommendations on skills training courses and SkillsFuture initiatives relevant to your business as part of the SkillsFuture Movement.
For licence recommendations
e-Adviser for Premises Use
For business owners to check if their premises are currently approved for their intended use.
Food Services Licence Guided Journey
A step-by-step walkthrough for food service business owners to apply for relevant licences.
More Licence e-Advisers
Browse the full directory of e-Advisers for business owners to find out the licences they need. Select your business sector to find the relevant e-Adviser.
For organising events
The Guide for Organising Events provides event organisers with tools to navigate the process of organising events in Singapore such as e-Adviser for Events and Events Proposal Box.
The Events Proposal Box allows event organisers to propose unique event concepts for collaboration with the government, or seek government endorsements for regulatory approvals. Currently, only proposals for Sporting and MICE events are accepted.
e-Adviser for Events
For event organisers to find out the licences and permits needed to organise a physical event.
Proposal Box for MICE Event
Submit a proposal for an innovative MICE event that positions Singapore as the choice destination for business tourism. For proposals that include a request for government funding, please find out more about STB’s various assistance schemes.
Proposal Box for Sport and Fitness Event
Submit a proposal for a sporting event that could contribute to Singapore’s sporting, social, and economic outcomes, or has potential to showcase Singapore as a sporting event host.
Can’t find a proposal box for your event type? Request for a new proposal box by registering your interest.