25 Apr '14, 4am

SMEs call for fair tenancy legislation, Singapore Property News, Singapore Property Guides

SMEs call for fair tenancy legislation, Singapore Property News, Singapore Property Guides

Mr Wee: 'I've come across lease agreements where landlords take as high as 28 per cent of (their tenant's) turnover...' - FILE PHOTO [SINGAPORE ] Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are calling for the introduction of fair tenancy legislation here, the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) said yesterday. Such a law - which could make effective rent reporting mandatory - would help SMEs cope with rising industrial and commercial rents and provide greater rental transparency here. Said SBF's chief operating officer, Victor Tay: "Economies such as Korea, Belgium and Australia have legislated tenancy acts to protect tenants and small retailers, while the UK has both legislation and a voluntary code which consists of checklist and model lease templates to help tenants in lease negotiation and renewal. Singapore may wish to explore similar legislation or a fair consideratio...

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