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Osome has been collaborating with 21 authors from 4 countries. We embrace diversity and are proud that lawyers and founders, journalists and financial analysts choose to work with us.

A collection of 230 posts

How the Increase In National Insurance Contribution Rates Will Impact Your Business

After making it through the pandemic, how will the new Health and Social Care Levy (HSCL) affect your bottom line? Many small businesses will feel overwhelmed. But you can take control by understanding the immediate changes and preparing for the future consequences for your business.

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12 Best Tools for Sellers on Etsy To Save Time

No matter how many useful things Etsy does for sellers, there are many great tools that can help you to grow and develop your Etsy store. In this article, let's talk about useful tools that simplify the work of the owner of an E-commerce, to help to make it better.

6 min read

What Are the KYC or Know Your Customer Checks In the UK When Opening a Company?

KYC checks are needed for the authorities to combat money laundering and terrorism financing. You might unwittingly partner up with clients who are using their business relationship with your company to launder money or facilitate other nefarious projects.

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5 Profitable E-Commerce Niches Worth Looking At

If you’re just starting or looking to go in a new direction, finding a lucrative niche will make every part of running your e-commerce business easier. This article will look at trending e-commerce niches to consider.

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5 E-Commerce Niches To Pay Attention To

If you’re just starting or looking to go in a new direction, finding a lucrative niche will make every part of running your e-commerce business easier. This article will look at the trending e-commerce niches to consider.

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5 Most Lucrative E-Commerce Niches In 2021

If you’re just starting or looking to go in a new direction, finding a lucrative niche will make every part of running your e-commerce business easier. This article will look at the trending e-commerce niches to consider.

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How Foggywipe Grew Sales Instead Of Spending 300 Hours A Year On Accounting

Webb had good sales coming to his online shop especially when he launched Facebook ads. However, when it came to bookkeeping and accounting, he had no clue about what to do.

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Best Tools for Amazon Sellers To Boost Sales

E-commerce is undoubtedly a highly competitive landscape, especially during a pandemic where lockdowns have become the new normal. If you are looking to sell on Amazon, you will need an Amazon seller tool to help you gain a competitive edge over the rest.

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Top 15 Best Dropshipping Websites

Dropshipping isn't a new concept, but its popularity has risen in the last 5-10 years. Dropshipping allows an online retailer to sell products without keeping an inventory of those products.

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The 10 Best Email Marketing Services

Email is king when it comes to marketing. It's the most effective way to increase engagement and foster a relationship with your customers. Email campaigns surpass all other types of marketing in terms of ROI.

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A Guide to the Top e-Commerce Payment Gateways in Hong Kong

Other than branding and marketing, these technologically savvy consumers are well acquainted with the Internet and convenient payment gateways and demand nothing less than a seamless e-commerce transaction.

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Deadlines To Keep In Mind To Stay a Compliant Company in Hong Kong

Tax and filing deadlines are the bane for many company directors, but we can be fairly certain they’re here to stay. Whether you’re a Type A (“Deadlines are easy!”) or Type B (“When is my next deadline?!”) entrepreneur, we’ve put together this handy guide for you.

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Osome Raises $16M in Series A Funding To Expand Globally

Osome has raised $16M in a Series A funding from a group of investors including Target Global, AltaIR Capital, Phystech Ventures, S16VC, Ace & Company and Peng T. Ong, who joined as an angel investor.

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Ajay Experiences Paper-free Accounting for his Startup Tinvio

When Tinvio started operations to build a communication and commerce platform for merchants and suppliers, they were looking for an annual corporate secretary and monthly accounting service so that they could focus on growing their business while upholding corporate diligence.

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Osome Is Named Singapore Partner of the Year at Xero Asia Awards

A confirmation of Osome’s commitment at innovation and customer service, this is simply a great way to end 2020. Find out more on how and why we won.

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Osome Is Now Partner of the Year at Xero Asia Awards

A confirmation of Osome’s commitment at innovation and customer service, this is simply a great way to end 2020. Find out more on how and why we won.

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Fulfillment and Storage: The Impact on Your Online Business

So, you have reached a turning point in your company’s growth and feel like you need to focus more on order processing and fulfillment. That’s great because that will allow you to grow your sales.

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Fulfillment and Storage: What Impact Do They Have on Your Online Business?

So, you have reached a turning point in your company’s growth and feel like you need to focus more on order processing and fulfillment. That’s great because that will allow you to grow your sales.

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How Does Fulfillment and Storage Impact Your Bottom Line?

So, you have reached a turning point in your company’s growth and feel like you need to focus more on order processing and fulfillment. That’s great because that will allow you to grow your sales.

7 min read

An Online Seller's Guide to Currency Risk

If you trade in a stronger currency, you will have to pay more for fewer items, which can squeeze your profit margins and make competing with other businesses difficult for you. It can also affect your ability to make profitable investment opportunities.

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An E-Commerce Seller's Introduction to Currency Risk

If you trade in a stronger currency, you will have to pay more for fewer items, which can squeeze your profit margins and make competing with other businesses difficult for you. It can also affect your ability to make profitable investment opportunities.

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Currency Risk: What E-commerce Sellers Should Know

If you trade in a stronger currency, you will have to pay more for fewer items, which can squeeze your profit margins and make competing with other businesses difficult for you. It can also affect your ability to make profitable investment opportunities.

3 min read

An Overview of Amazon's Logistics Chain

The Amazon website must integrate a wide range of functions in order to deliver full functionality. It is for this reason that Amazon's supply chain is so important to its success and operation.

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This is How Amazon's Supply Chain Works

In order for Amazon to run at full capacity, a wide range of functions must work together. Because of this, Amazon's supply chain plays such an important role in its success and operation.

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How the Amazon Supply Chain Works

To make sure Amazon runs at full capacity, there are so many different functional areas needed to work together. That's why the Amazon supply chain is so important to the success and operation of this corporation.

6 min read

Why You Should Protect Yourself As You Build Your Business

Despite the measures that the Government had implemented to assist in holding back retrenchments and offsetting employees’ wages, the pandemic and its impact are enduring. All the more reasons for you to get insurance now.

3 min read

An Online Seller's Guide To Understanding Customer Lifetime Value

Taking a look at customer lifetime value, you'll see it's easier and less expensive to sell your products to an existing customer than to acquire a new one.

6 min read

What Every Online Seller Needs To Know About Customer Lifetime Value

When you start with customer lifetime value, you will see that it's very simple and affordable to sell your products to an existing client than to acquire a new one.

6 min read

Understanding Customer Lifetime Value for Online Sellers

Once you establish a customer lifetime value, you'll realize that acquiring a new client is much more costly and time-consuming than selling to existing clients.

6 min read

A Guide to Calculating Taxes for Freelancers and Self-Employed

During tax season, it can get increasingly frustrating or confusing for freelancers and self-employed people as they are not clear about their tax obligations.

5 min read

Osome Among Top 4 Platinum Partners of Xero in Singapore

Xero, the global small business platform, awarded Osome with a platinum partner status. This is the highest level of recognition that Xero offers to their counterparts, with only 3 other companies in Singapore holding the title.

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XA Network and AltaIR Capital Invests US$3m in Osome in New Round of Funding

The new injection of funds will assist Osome in its vision to help company founders cope with tedious but unavoidable tasks which entrepreneurs usually outsource

4 min read

Osome Raises Fresh Funds of US$3m From XA Network and AltaIR Capital

The funds will help Osome serve its clients in accounting and corporate services through automation by building capabilities in engineering and product development.

4 min read

10 E-commerce Tips From Industry Experts: Webinar by Osome, HelloTax, Incorporate Estonia and Huboo Technologies

Looking back at 2020, a group of industry practitioners discussed what e-commerce will look like in 2021 and what tips retailers could use to grow their businesses.

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5 Benefits of Using a Digital Business Account You Should Know About

A digital world is changing the way we bank. You might have heard about digital banks while thinking of setting up your business in the UK.

5 min read

Digital Business Accounts Over Traditional Bank Accounts: 5 Advantages

Today's increasingly digital world is changing the way we bank. Digital banks may be something you've heard about while setting up your business in Hong Kong, but you've probably wondered how they can help your business run more smoothly.

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5 Benefits of a Digital Business Account vs. Traditional Bank Account

In an increasingly digital world, the way we bank is changing. Digital banks are probably something you may have heard about while thinking of setting up your business in Singapore but wondering how they can help you run your business better.

5 min read

Avoiding the Bottleneck: How To Crack Down on Late Payments

Considering the risks posed by late payments, it’s wise that all small businesses take steps to avoid the issue arising in the first place, and to address the impact if it does.

4 min read

A Guide To Bookkeeping For When You've Never Done It

The process of bookkeeping refers to recording, classifying, and organizing any financial transactions within your organization. We go through the basics for new business owners.

6 min read

7 Best Platforms for E-Commerce Entrepreneurs to Sell

You do not need to spend much time, money, or have much know-how to build your online stores from scratch. Most of the time, the best and fastest option is to sign up with established e-commerce platforms. Here are some of them.

6 min read

How to Manage Expenses When You Have a Remote Workforce

One issue a company faces with a team working from home is also managing the company’s budgets. Employees find it hard to access a company's funds while the finance team finds it difficult to administer these expenses.

6 min read

A Guide to Setting Up a Holding Company

A holding company is an ‘umbrella’ or ‘parent’ company which does not provide products or services like a normal company. That’s what makes it relatively easier to set up a holding company virtually anywhere in the world.

5 min read

Record Keeping Done Right

Record keeping in accounting is a process that most newly formed companies cannot ignore, but what is the most efficient way to approach this? Our partner, Navisteps has some advice for new companies.

2 min read

9 Ways You Can Protect Your Businesses

Our partner Finaqe advises on what SMEs can look at to protect their business better in order to grow. From trade factoring to business insurance, find out how else you can better protect your business.

1 min read

COVID-19 Support: Longer Instalment Plans for Corporate Income Tax in 2021

If your business has been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) has introduced a series of support measures to alleviate cash flow woes of businesses and individuals. Find out more.

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A Guide to Tax Regulations for E-commerce Businesses in Singapore

Starting an e-commerce business involves transactions that are multi-jurisdictional in nature and multiple anonymous parties. In this article, we have put together information about Singapore’s tax regulations that will help you to run your e-commerce business smoothly.

8 min read

Tax Evasion Penalties in Singapore: A Complete Guide

In Singapore, tax evasion or fraud is considered a criminal offence that is punishable by law. Have you ever wondered what the consequences of tax evasion are?

4 min read

6 Reasons to Register Your Offshore Company in Singapore

Singapore is one of the best countries in the world to incorporate an offshore company due to its strategic location, highly-skilled workforce and pro-business environment, making it ideal for entrepreneurs seeking to venture into the sizable Southeast Asian market.

6 min read

A Guide to Basic Bookkeeping for New Business Owners

Bookkeeping is a complex process, but an essential one nonetheless. Here's how you can get started with a fundamental understanding of what bookkeeping involves

6 min read

Choosing to Hire or Outsource a Bookkeeper or Accountant: How to Decide

As your business expands, the amount of paperwork would increase. To ease your load, you may think of getting help by hiring or engaging a service provider. Let’s look at the pros and cons of these two options.

5 min read

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