Melissa's unique storytelling expertise makes a difference for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Her background in content and social media spans eight years in various industries, including publishing, e-commerce and marketing. At Osome, she makes everything about running a business less intimidating. From specific accounting and bookkeeping advice to insights for company growth, Melissa's articles help you to take the next step on your entrepreneurship journey.
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How To Cancel Your Work Permit in Singapore
Intending to leave your existing employment, or terminate an employee? Don't forget to cancel the existing Work Permit. Read on to find out everything you need to know about Work Permit cancellations in Singapore.
Singapore Long Term Visit Pass (LTVP): Beginners’ Handbook
Wish to stay in Singapore for an extended period of time to spend time with your family? Find out how you can do so and stay in Singapore for up to two years with the Long Term Visit Pass.
What You Need To Know About Singapore’s GST Rate Change in 2023
Here’s the thing: every Singapore business will experience a major change in 2023 as a result of the GST hike. So, what can you do to prepare for the rate change, and what is the Government doing to help? Here’s what you need to know, all wrapped up in one article.
How To Save Electricity for Your Small Business in Singapore
When it comes to running a business, energy is one of the biggest costs. While energy prices are on the rise, you can still minimise the impact. Read on to find out all you need to know about rising energy costs, and how you can save money.
Recording Charity Donations in Bookkeeping
Other than earning profits, giving back to society can bring about both environmental and social benefits. However, documentation is crucial in tracking your charitable donations. Fret not, for this article delves into how you can record donations in bookkeeping.
How To Interview a New Employee
Hiring the right talent is no easy feat. However, asking the right questions can help you pick the right candidate for the job. Read on to learn more about guiding the conversation, so you can distinguish the right candidate for that position from another candidate who simply wants a job.
Accounting Treatment for Cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrency is an innovative trend that is here to stay. However, digital assets can be volatile and affected by prominent individuals – that’s why it is crucial to get your cryptocurrency accounting treatment right. Read on as we delve into the appropriate cryptocurrency accounting treatment.
How To Write An Employee Termination Letter
When it comes to running your own business, you may inevitably have to terminate your employees. While it isn't the easiest thing to do, you can still keep your demeanour and tone professional. Read on to find out how you can write a termination letter.
What SMEs Need To Know About Singapore Budget 2022
While Singapore's economy is recovering, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are still suffering from the effects of the pandemic. Budget 2022 sets out measures to help struggling workers and businesses and key changes to advance Singapore’s green transition.