In the wake of COVID-19, here are the available schemes to give your businesses immediate support and relief.
Wage support for employers to retain their local employees during this period of uncertainty.
From 16 May to 11 Jul 2021, JSS will be enhanced to 50% for F&B, performing arts and arts education, and affected gyms and fitness studios; and to 30% for retail, cinema operators, museums, art galleries, historical sites, indoor playgrounds, and other family entertainment centres. The sectors that received enhanced JSS support during Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) will receive 10% support from 12 Jun to 25 Jul 2021. As personal care services can resume their full suite of activities from 14 Jun onwards, the sector will receive 30% JSS from 16 May to 20 Jun, and 10% from 21 Jun to 30 Jun, before reverting to its original JSS schedule. There is no change to JSS schedule for other sectors (e.g. Tier 1 sectors).
All active employers in specified sectors that meet the qualifying criteria and who have made mandatory CPF contributions before the stipulated deadline for their local employees will qualify for the payout.
Covers 20% of delivery cost per trip for delivery orders fulfilled through eligible third-party logistics partners, or 5% reduction in commission cost charged for food delivery using eligible food delivery platforms.
Wage increases are co-funded by the Government under WCS. An additional $500 million has been disbursed, on top of $600m disbursed in March 2020. WCS has been extended by one year to 2021 with the government co-funding 15% and the qualifying gross wage ceiling set at $5,000.
Increase in CPF contribution rates for senior workers deferred by 1 year, from 1 January 2021 to 1 January 2022.
On 26 March 2020, the government announced the Private Bus Support Package (PBSP). As part of the PBSP, private bus (including coach) season parking pass holders at all Government-owned car parks received a 6-month waiver of season parking fees from 1 May to 31 October 2020.
With effect from 31 October 2020, this season parking waiver will be extended till 31 March 2021.
Download PDF for Season Parking Waiver Extension details.
Download PDF for Season Parking Waiver Extension FAQ.