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How SMEs in Malaysia Can Attract and Retain the Best Talents

The defining factors for SMEs in Malaysia are their sales turnover and the number of employees that they have. By classification, SMEs have 200 or fewer employees. However, the challenge for many SMEs in Malaysia is attracting any number of quality talent and getting them to stay.

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GENERAL

The FS: An Innovative Blend of Function and Style

For many, exercising is not the most exciting thing they can do. For many others who want to participate in sweat-inducing activities, however, the comfort and style of their outfit is important. Who wouldn’t want to look amazing and remain comfortable while sweating out any prior indulgences? The FS founders, Tara Malek and Natasha Zainal understand these issues at first hand. In this exclusive interview, the co-founders share how they were inspired to start the company based on their personal experiences and more.

BIZ TOOLS

TM Provides Infrastructure Access and Digital...

Small Medium Enterprise Development Bank Malaysia Berhad (SME Bank), an agency under the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development, inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) and Commerce.Asia respectively on 30 April 2019. The primary aim of the partnership is to create a digital ecosystem for SMEs, especially for micro and small enterprises to get access to financing.

BIZ TOOLS

Platform Digital PKS Kebangsaan: TM Sediakan Akses...

Usahawan perusahaan mikro, kecil dan sederhana bakal menikmati akses pembiayaan dan perjalanan digital yang lebih mudah! Ini merupakan hasil daripada Memorandum Persefahaman yang ditandatangani antara Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), SME Bank dan Commerce.Asia baru-baru ini.

BIZ ADVISORY

Tax Updates Every Malaysian SME Should Be Aware of

In the last year, several financial changes have been implemented in Malaysia that affect businesses, especially SMEs since they comprise the majority of enterprises in the country.

BIZ TOOLS

Optimise Your Business Productivity with Cloud...

In an era defined by technological advances, business processes have become more streamlined and automated. One of the major advancements in recent years is the rise of cloud-based accounting software.

BIZ ADVISORY

Tax Incentives for SMEs in Malaysia

In our last post, we explored some of the frequently asked questions that SMEs in Malaysia have about corporate income taxes. In this post, we’ll take you beyond just understanding how the taxes work. Knowing the benefits that SMEs enjoy can help you save more than a few ringgit and sen when filing your taxes.

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BIZ ADVISORY

FAQ: Malaysian SMEs and Corporate Income Taxes

One of the highlights of the Malaysian Budget 2019 for SMEs was the reduced corporate tax from 18% to 17% starting in January 2019. This incentive applies to SMEs with a paid-up capital of below RM2.5 million and those with taxable income below RM500,000. Woah! Slow down and explain, please!

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CX

Use Digital Tools to Enhance Your Customer Experience

More than 30% of people would stop doing business with you if they have only one bad customer experience (CX). We have explored what makes a great customer experience and in summary, it takes only a few things: speed, convenience, knowledgeable help and friendly service.

CX

Measure Your Customer Experience Impact. Here’s Why...

Customer experience (CX) is not a ‘one-time setup and leave it’ operation. As long as your business exists, you need to continuously understand whether what you have in place is working and how you can improve.

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GENERAL

4 Financial Mistakes to Avoid (and What to Do Instead)

So, you found a problem that you can create a business solution for, you raised capital, hired a great team (or going at it by yourself) and your SME is running smoothly.

BIZ TOOLS

Fintech SMEs — 6 Businesses You Can Start Now

No matter what economic industry you are in, your business should have a financial system in place. This simple fact makes the banking and finance sector one of the biggest in the world, with many business opportunities.

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GENERAL

Siti Khadijah Apparel — Success Story of a Woman...

What’s the most excellent way to grow as an entrepreneur and succeed in your business? Well, one of the best actions you can take is to learn from people who have done it before.