All you need to get started with GoBusiness
GoBusiness At A Glance
Whether you’re a new business owner or an experienced one, the GoBusiness platform is here to help with your every need.
Walk through this guide to find out how you can enjoy the best that GoBusiness has to offer, and help your company thrive!
1. Start A Business
Feeling a little lost at the thought of launching a new business? The Start-up Guide is here to help!
Under this section, learn more about the basics of starting a new business, such as how to select your business structure, which takes you through how to evaluate considerations such as the nature of your business, long-term plans, and business needs. You can also check the availability of your preferred business names, and even complete the whole business registration process on GoBusiness.
Discover other factors to consider when launching your business, such as manpower requirements, and learn more about the processes behind hiring local and foreign employees. Find out why it’s important to protect your brand’s intellectual property and when to do so, as well as key resources to refer to in the process.
For more guidance, there is also a handy FAQ guide to answer other burning questions you may have.
Got a question you can’t find an answer to? Visit our helpdesk for assistance.
2. Run And Grow A Business
So you’ve laid the foundation for your business. What’s next?
Once you’ve mastered the fundamentals, go one step further by checking out the variety of resources to run and grow business smoothly! Learn more about the different licences: apply for government assistance schemes applicable for your business, and keep up with the latest opportunities by subscribing to GEBiz Alerts, a daily email service that provides timely updates for tender notices. You can also find all the information you need on filing for income tax and Goods and Services Tax (GST).
3. Get Help With e-Advisers
Still unsure of what works for your business? Say hello to fuss-free assistance with the e-Advisers available!
Whether you’re seeking advice on the use of premises, or organising an event, e-Advisers help to provide personalised recommendations on the steps to take, and direct you to appropriate government channels. Those looking to apply for government assistance schemes such as grants and loans can also turn to the e-Adviser for Government Assistance to help you streamline your objectives and recommend the best options for your business.
4. Use the new GoBusiness Dashboard
Managing business processes has never been easier. With the latest addition of a personalised dashboard, you can now start, run and grow your business on a single platform.
Register for a new business, apply for and keep track of more than 200 licences across sectors and receive business recommendations tailored to your business needs all via the new GoBusiness Dashboard. Bid goodbye to toggling between multiple sites for information, and enjoy a seamless experience throughout your business journey.
This article is accurate as at 16 Feb 2022