Lim Wan Er
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Lim Wan Er

Always game for a good cup of iced latte and soggy fries, Lim Wan Er indulges in a solo vacation at least once a year for the sole purpose of exploring the local cuisine.

A collection of 33 posts

What Are Directors' Duties In Hong Kong?

We bring you through what kind of directors there are, who can become a company director, a director’s duties and what the role entails.

6 min read

How To Transfer Shares As a Private Company

In a UK company, shares are often transferred from one shareholder to another. Depending on your business model and how you wish to proceed, you may want to issue, allocate, or transfer shares.

5 min read

What Are Directors' Duties In The UK?

We bring you through what kind of directors there are, who can become a company director, a director’s duties and what the role entails.

5 min read

The Best Way To Find and Sell Niche Products Online

Launching an online business is not an easy achievement, with increasingly more entrepreneurs entering the online market space. Competition is fierce, product ideas are saturated, and consumers are getting more well-versed in sieving out the best prices for online products.

5 min read

The Search for Niche Products and Getting Started Online

Launching an online business is not an easy achievement, with increasingly more entrepreneurs entering the online market space. Competition is fierce, product ideas are saturated, and consumers are getting more well-versed in sieving out the best prices for online products.

5 min read

Finding And Selling Niche Products Online

Launching an online business is not an easy achievement, with increasingly more entrepreneurs entering the online market space. Competition is fierce, product ideas are saturated, and consumers are getting more well-versed in sieving out the best prices for online products.

5 min read

What to Do If You Want To Change Your Financial Year End Date

Most business owners choose their financial year-end date based on the tax year, which runs from 6 April to 5 April of the following year. There is no hard rule that you have to use a stipulated year-end date. You have the power to choose any other date for your business year-end.

6 min read

A Guide to Dividend Payments for Small Businesses in the UK

Your main goal of opening a company in the UK should be to make profits, and depending on your corporate goals you may choose different ways to extract your financial earnings. One way is to distribute your profits to shareholders, also referred to as paying out dividends.

5 min read

What Happens When You Avoid Tax in Hong Kong? A Guide to Tax Evasion Penalties

Hong Kong is well-known for its simple and straightforward tax regime, which makes the country one of the best places you could start a business in. However, despite the favorable tax rates, there are still cases of tax evasion which leads to legal consequences.

7 min read

A Guide to Setting Up a Holding Company in the UK

A holding company follows the same incorporation process as a normal company, although it provides different purposes for business owners. Understand what a holding company is and the tax advantages of one.

6 min read

The Complete Guide to Setting Up A Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) Company

Using a special purpose vehicle structure to set up a company has been gaining popularity over the years, especially with property investors. However, beyond dabbling in property investments, there are also reasons why you may want to consider including setting up an SPV in your business planning.

5 min read

The Guide to Tax Deductions: Expenses You Can Write Off

In this article, we will go through what kind of business models will require you to pay tax, what counts as business expenses, what tax exemptions mean, and how to claim exemptions.

8 min read

Your New Entrepreneur’s Guide to Selling on Lazada, Qoo10, Carousell and Shopee

Today, we will go through the four biggest E-commerce platforms in Singapore - Lazada, Qoo10, Carousell and Shopee, to see how you can make full use of their platform to kickstart your business.

7 min read

What Is a Holding Company and How To Set Up One in Hong Kong?

Learn how to set up a holding company in Hong Kong. A holding company is a company that has a bunch of subsidiaries. It is still a business entity.

6 min read

Starting an E-commerce Business From Home: What You Need

How can I start a business from the comfort of my home? In this article, we explore how to take the digital and e-commerce route.

5 min read

The No-Nonsense Guide To Start an Online T-shirt Business

E-commerce is the way to go, with increasingly more people doing their shopping online instead of in physical shops. Here’s a quick guide for you to start one selling t-shirts.

6 min read

Getting Started With an E-Сommerce Business from Home

In this article, we will examine why going online can prove useful for your business

5 min read

Starting an E-commerce Business From Home

What good will going online do for me? In this article, we discuss how choosing to go online can work out to your advantage in the long run.

5 min read

T-shirt Business: How To Start One the Fuss-Free Way

People shop online more often than from traditional stores. Here’s a guide on how to get started with t-shirt selling.

5 min read

Starting Your T-shirt Business the No-Nonsense Way

Increasingly, people shop online rather than in offline stores. Here’s a guide on how to get started with selling t-shirts.

5 min read

What New Business Owners Need To Know About Companies Ordinance

In Hong Kong, the Companies Ordinance creates a legal framework for companies to be incorporated and operate. As your company would need to adhere to it, find out what it’s about.

5 min read

Things To Note When Issuing Shares in Hong Kong

If you plan to increase your company’s capital by selling part of your company through the issue of shares, there is some administrative work you need to do for existing and potential shareholders.

4 min read

Do Your Employees Working Remotely Overseas Have to File Income Tax in Singapore?

What happens if your foreign employee was on a short-term business trip to Singapore and is unable to return to their resident country? Let’s find out.

6 min read

A Complete Guide to Selecting a Nominee Director

A nominee director allows you to have someone else’s name on the board instead. Find out the reasons companies choose a nominee director.

6 min read

A Guide to Issuing Share Certificates for Singapore Companies

If you are starting a new company, you will need to issue a share certificate when your company is being incorporated. This article will go through the information you need to prepare this document.

6 min read

5 Hong Kong Government Funds to Tap Into for Your Startup

The Hong Kong government has put in place a few financing schemes to support the growth of these smaller businesses through financing and loan guarantees. Find out more about them and if you are eligible to apply.

4 min read

Tech.Pass: What Tech Entrepreneurs Need to Know about this latest Work Pass in SG

A new work pass dedicated to foreign technological experts has been introduced in Singapore to enable “the movers and shakers of the tech world” to bring in their expertise and create disruptive innovation.

4 min read

Setting Up a Hong Kong Company as a Special Purpose Vehicle

Find out what a Special Purpose Vehicle or SPV is, and what are the things you need to have to set up this entity in Hong Kong.

4 min read

A Guide to Setting Up a Special Purpose Vehicle Entity

In the last few years, it has been getting really popular for startups to create a SPV to help with the company financing, to attract investors to invest funds and receive equity when investing in the startup. Find out how to get one set up.

4 min read

What to Do if you Need a Nominee Director for Your Company

Find out what you need to know if you need a nominee director, along with their roles, and what could go wrong in the process to avoid mistakes.

6 min read

Using a Virtual Office as My Registered Physical Address

As companies work remotely and borders are restricted, would virtual offices fulfil the requirement to open a company?

7 min read

What Does the Electronic Transactions Act Mean for Entrepreneurs?

What do the Electronic Transactions mean for businesses and SMEs? We go through 4 things that entrepreneurs should take a close look at.

4 min read

Choosing a Virtual Office Service for My Company

Are you considering reducing your expenses and wondering if a virtual office fulfils the requirements to set up a company? Read on.

4 min read

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