30 Dec '11, 12am

Businesses 'face labour issues in 2012', says SBF

Manpower issues will be the key concern of many businesses next year, according to the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) on Thursday. It said its members have reported that it will be 'a challenge to manage their employees in this uncertain situation, given the tight labour market in Singapore'. SBF said in its end-of-year report that the consensus on 2012 was that it would be 'a challenging year for business'. 'Coupled with recent changes in foreign worker policies and labour laws, manpower issues will form key concerns of our members in 2012,' it said. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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