The scheme pays a total of $9,000 to every eligible Self-Employed Person (SEP) over a period of nine months; the enhancement brought the total number of auto qualifying SEPs from 88,000 to around 100,000.
A total of $88 million will now be available to support our SEPs to go for training. Leveraging the Government's SEP Training Support Scheme and co-funded by the Government and NTUC, SEPs can now earn as they train. This total fund comprises the Government's $84 million SEP Training Support Scheme and a $4 million top up from the NTUC Training
NTUC, affiliated unions and associations, and the Government have come together to offer aid to union members living in Singapore who are facing financial hardship due to the Covid-19 situation.
NTUC will be stepping up efforts to help freelancers and Self-Employed Persons (SEPs) make appeals to the Government for their SEP Income Relief Scheme (SIRS) applications. This was announced by NTUC Secretary-General Ng Chee Meng in Parliament on Monday, 6 April 2020.
Self-Employed Persons (SEPs) will now have a total of $40 million in training support.The amount comes after NTUC committed on 25 March 2020 to add $4 million to the $36-million SEP Training Support Scheme set aside by the Government.
NTUC, affiliated unions and associations, and the Government have come together to offer aid to union members living in Singapore who are facing financial hardship due to the Covid-19 situation. Together, they have committed $25 million as part of the NTUC Care Fund, where each affected union member can benefit from a one-off relief of up to $300.
We highlight some of the key findings from Own Account Workers 2017, the Ministry of Manpower's latest survey on freelancers.
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room. Here are some of the top concerns freelancers face. Every. Single. Day.
Fresh from the recent Trump-Kim Summit in Singapore, freelance project co-ordinator Chen Ruiling recounts the excitement and stress of being part of a news crew documenting world history being made.
Who’s getting the best close-up view this National Day
Parade (NDP)? Freelance rigger Mohammad Raffi shows us.
MOM has developed a form template for SEPs on the key terms of engagement, in accordance with the Tripartite Standard on Contracting with SEPs (TS SEPs).
Heard about upcoming National Instructors and Coaches Association (NICA)? We find out how freelancers stand to benefit.
Everyone has the ability to build a financial ark to survive and flourish in the future. But you must invest time in your financial education to build an ark with a solid foundation - Robert Kiyosaki
NTUC and its partners have put together a suite of services to help e-scooter delivery riders who are facing a sudden loss of income.