Singapore, 19 December 2017 – Several suspected members of a criminal syndicate which had submitted fraudulent claims to SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) have been charged with a series of offences. These include engaging in a conspiracy to submit forged documents to fraudulently obtain training subsidies from SSG, and to conceal the benefits from such criminal conduct.
Singapore, 11 December 2017 – Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Masagos Zulkifli, launched the Environmental Services Industry Transformation Map (ES ITM) today, unveiling the strategies and initiatives to ensure a vibrant, sustainable and professional industry that will provide services and solutions to help achieve our Zero Waste vision and a clean and liveable Singapore.
The SkillsFuture Fellowships and the SkillsFuture Employer Awards 2018 are now open for nominations for the second year. Starting from today, individuals and employers who meet the criteria can submit their nominations by 31 March 2018 through the SkillsFuture website at skillsfuture.sg/fellowships and skillsfuture.sg/employerawards. Two new categories are introduced to the SkillsFuture Employer Awards this year – Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and Non-SMEs.
23 November 2017 - The Government has considered and accepted the recommendations contained in the report of the Security Tripartite Cluster (STC) released today. The report recommended enhancements to the Progressive Wage Model (PWM) for the security industry, and the removal of overtime exemption (OTE) from 2021.
Singapore, 18 November 2017 – First launched in 2015, the SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programme (ELP) has seen steady progress. The number of ELPs offered has increased four-fold to 62 ELPs, while the number of sectors covered doubled to 28 sectors.
SINGAPORE, 16 November 2017 – The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), together with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), six local universities, and five financial associations, today sealed a landmark Memorandum of Intent (MOI) for the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) FinTech Collective, to jointly develop industry-ready professionals in meeting the strong demands of emerging infocomm technology (ICT) skills.