UOB BusinessConnect

  • Boost your business by expanding your network and knowledgeBoost your business by expanding your network and knowledge

    Boost your business by expanding your
    network and knowledge

     

    Be in the midst of like-minded individuals, get support to achieve your goals and to spur each other on. Exclusively for all UOB BusinessConnect members, access events, curated contents, offers from reputable suppliers and business networks to maximise savings and increase productivity.

     

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About UOB BusinessConnect

Welcome to UOB BusinessConnect - a community where you can get resources and support to help achieve your business goals, grow your network and learn from industry experts.

Available exclusively to our UOB Business Banking Customers, you can look forward to:

  • Getting invites to exclusive networking events
  • Accesing curated content to keep yourself up-to-date with the latest market trends and industry news
  • Enjoying special offers for your business needs from our expansive network of reputable suppliers
  • Expanding your business network

Exclusive Events

In line with the government measures, all offline events will be cancelled until further notice. Events will be delivered via online formats, wherever possible. Look out for our upcoming events, or subscribe to be notified when there are new events.

 

Upcoming Events

Event Date Details
Overcoming Digitalisation Pitfalls for F&B Businesses 8 October 2020, Thursday

Time: 11.30am to 12.30pm
How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the F&B industry? Are you pivoting your business in the right direction to adapt and overcome challenges in this crisis?

Join us in our webinar with Co-Founder of Getz, Irene Lau, and Director of Brand Cellar, Joanne Ho who will share the common pitfalls that F&B SMEs face when trying to digitalise their businesses and how to avoid them.

Register here
Event Date Details
Unboxing AI: Discover Your Business AI Strategy 9 October 2020, Friday

Time: 2.30pm to 4pm

With the rapid advancement of emerging technologies, businesses today is all about data and Artificial Intelligence (AI). But are they really critical to your business, and how do you get started?

Join us at this exclusive symposium as we help to demystify pertinent questions on how SMEs can tap AI technologies to drive digitalisation, accelerate business innovations, and how adoption of AI can potentially help SMEs in a pandemic.

Register here

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Event Date Details
Restore Your Business and Emerge Stronger After Covid-19 15 October 2020, Thursday

Time: 2pm to 3.30pm

Join us as our speaker take you through a step-by-step approach to help you re-examine your operating models, financial position, human capital and cost structure. Get tips on how you can prepare proposals to secure financing support from investors and financial institutions. 

Register here

Event Date Details
Building a family business: Through good and tough times 15 October 2020, Thursday

Time: 3pm to 4pm

Join us at this exclusive webinar, where our guest speakers share their personal experiences in managing a family-run business, address some of the challenges they have encountered over the years as well as in recent months, and the importance of early succession planning.

Register here

 

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Watch highlights of past events and webinars

 

FX/Invest Webinar – How SMEs can prepare for beyond Covid-19

UOB's in-house experts share their insights on the dynamic global market conditions and the implications on currency trends and investing strategy for the coming months.

 

 

Webinar - Preparing your Retail Business for Recovery

Learn how to manage your business processes remotely and scale your business with relevant technology solutions.

 

 

Webinar – Market Strategy Update & UOB Solutions

Understand the macro factors impacting the economy and trends to watch out for. Find out about UOB’s COVID-19 support measures and integrated partner solutions to help you navigate this difficult period.

 

 

Webinar – Macro and Markets Impact of Covid-19 Outbreak

Understand the macro effects of COVID-19 pandemic on the outlook for key economies, interest rates and currencies, as well as the implications of the recession in Singapore for local businesses.

 

 

Event Highlights

SME Leaders from the first cohort experienced in-person training by experts from UOB and Google, as they share insights and tips on how SMEs can scale up digitally and boost business performances.

 

Privileges

Administration

  • Advisory Services
    10% Discount for any Tax advisory (Personal/Corporate), Digital Onboarding, Accounting advisory and GST Registration/Filing

  • Services with Industry Insight
    10% Discount for any Business Registration that comes with Industry Insight and Corporate Secretarial Services

+65 9878 6801

Jason.seah@experian.com

Quote promo code “UOB20

https://www.dpsmeadvisory.com.sg

DP SME Advisory provides incorporation, corporate secretarial, accounting, payroll and tax services to support start-ups and SMEs from conception to growth. Since our inception in 2001, we’ve provided assistance to more than 150,000 local and foreign business owners and entrepreneurs. DP SME Advisory is a part of Experian family of brands.

Please quote UOB20 to Phone: +65 9878 6801 or email: Jason.seah@experian.com to enjoy 10% off for above mention services. Offer is valid till 31st Dec 2021 for all services mentioned.

Access to the following Free Diagnosis and 1-1 Business Clinics proudly brought to you by Oriel Business Growth Services and 3D Supply Chain Programs:

  • Free Review of Business Model, Financial and Operations Diagnosis
  • Free Review of Company’s Supply Chain & vulnerabilities
  • Free Copy of Diagnosis Summary Report with Proposed Next Course of Actions (including suggestions of what government grants and support to consider)
  • Up to 2 sessions of 1 hour each over Face to Face Consultation Clinic via zoom

+65 97351298 (Call or whatsapp)

ccwee@orielgroup.com

https://www.orielgroup.com

Quote promo code "UOB2020"

Oriel Management Consulting Pte Ltd ("Oriel") was established in 2002. It has advised, developed and strengthened critical capabilities of thousands of Small Medium Enterprises ("SMEs") in the areas of business model, operations & supply chain, and access to finance with grant and incentives support from Enterprise Singapore and other agencies. These SMEs have ventured overseas by tapping on Oriel’s experts in product commercialisation & market access (distributorship, direct sales, franchising & licensing), operations digitalisation via exploiting industry 4.0 solutions, professional services (legal, tax, accounting, human resource) and financial partners (investment funds, banks & credit insurance) in countries along the New Silk Route connecting Asia, Russia, Middle East & Africa and Europe.

Please quote UOB2020 to Phone or whatsapp: +65 97351298 or email: ccwee@orielgroup.com to enjoy above mentioned services. Offer is valid till 31st December 2021 for all services mentioned. Terms and Conditions apply.

S$200 off for any single service or a combination of services listed below:

  1. Set-up fee for cloud-based accounting software
  2. First year fee for routine cloud accounting services
  3. Annual Compliance Package fee
    1. Drafting of financial statements for filing with ACRA
    2. Corporate tax computation, preparation of Form C/C-S and ECI Filing (if required)
  4. XBRL Conversion Service

+65 6533 7600

http://www.stoneforest.com.sg/accountserve/contact

Key in promo code “UOBCC2020”

The Stone Forest group of companies provides a comprehensive suite of business solutions to support your business growth in Singapore and globally. We take care of your non-core but critical functions so you can focus on generating revenue and growing your business.

Offers are valid till 31 Dec 2020. For new customers to AccountServe. Terms and conditions apply. Fees shown are before disbursements and GST. Contact us to get started on keeping your financial records up to date and for better financial control.

 

Complimentary Business Advisory Services from SME Centre@SCCCI

Identify your business gaps and learn more about the relevant government assistance programmes to support your business growth through our one-to-one business advisory sessions.

Learn more

Business Set Up

  • Incorporation and corporate secretarial services
  • Optional requirement to meet face to face
  • Documentation can be e-signed

Accounting and Tax Advisory

  • Digital onboarding and remote advisory
  • Transition to cloud based accounting with data migration
  • Customised training on digital accounting
  • Financial management advisory with Enterprise Development Grant (EDG)

10% Discount off above mentioned services.

+65 8180 5515 (Call or whatsapp)

info@uventures.com.sg

https://uventures.com.sg/contact-us

Quote promo code “UOBUV20”

U Ventures Pte Ltd was established in 2010 as a professional firm providing accounting, corporate secretarial and tax advisory services through advanced digital services, primarily to Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) startups and SMEs seeking to restructure their business.  Accredited Xero gold partner and advisor, Quickbooks online Proadvisor and Waveapp Pro advisor with in-house Chartered Accountant with ISCA, Accredited Tax Practitioner with IRAS, Professional Singapore Certified Management Consultant and Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA) advisor.

Please quote UOBUV20 to Phone or whatsapp: +65 8180 5515 or email: info@uventures.com.sg to enjoy 10% off for above mentioned services. Offer is valid till 31st December 2021 for all services mentioned. Disbursements charged separately.

Incorporation + Corporate Secretarial (Free for your first year!) $428 (with GST)
For Singaporeans only.

All packages come with the following complimentary suite of services here.

+65 6690 9262

sme@3ecpa.com.sg

https://www.3ecpa.com.sg/services/company-setup/3e-accounting-singapore-teamed-up-with-uob/

Promo code: UOB-3E

3E Accounting Pte. Ltd. is a Singapore-based firm that provides professional incorporationaccountingtaximmigration and compliance services for start-ups and small- to medium-sized firms. 3E Accounting Pte Ltd is the global headquarters of 3E Accounting International, an International Accounting network with a global presence in more than 80 countries worldwide. Our mission is to offer the Three Es: efficiency, effectiveness and economy as a complete suite of services that address all aspects of set-up, start-up and ongoing administration for every business entity. Our team at 3E Accounting consists of highly experienced professionals with extensive experience in financial, tax, corporate, and regulatory regimes. 3E customer engagement teams are selected based on their industry expertise, experience and business knowledge, and consistently add value to our customers.

Services

  • Enjoy over 20% savings on your electricity bill and receive S$100 bill rebates when you sign up for a 12 or 24 months Business Power Plan*.

+65 6727 8833

Support@sembcorp.com

Quote promo code “UOBSME100” during sign-up to enjoy the S$100 bill rebates.

Click here to sign up.

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) is a leading energy, marine and urban development group, operating across multiple markets worldwide. As an integrated energy player, Sembcorp is uniquely positioned to support the global energy transition. Leveraging technology and digital innovation, Sembcorp provides solutions across the energy and utilities value chain. Sembcorp has a balanced thermal and renewable energy portfolio of over 12,600MW, with over 2,800MW of renewables, battery storage and energy-from-waste capacity.

Promotion is valid until 30 Sep 2020. For full Terms and Conditions for Business Consumer, click here.
*Terms and conditions apply. This promotion is only applicable via online sign-up for non-residential accounts with a monthly consumption of not more than 20,000 kWh/mth. The contract start date must be no later than 1st Oct 2020. This promotion is not valid with other ongoing promotions and/or discounts unless otherwise stated.

 

https://www.singtel.com/business/uob-startup

The Singtel Group is Asia's leading communications group. We provide a diverse range of services including fixed, mobile, data, internet,TV, infocomms technology (ICT) and digital services

Promotions are valid till 31 Dec 2020 for new Singtel business customers only and UOB Business Banking customers only. Free Microsoft Office 365 and additional data are only applicable to Combo 2 and above plans. Minimum contract term for services subscribed under this promotion is 24 months, unless otherwise stated. The promotional prices will revert to the prevailing prices at the end of the contract term, he/she shall be liable for early termination charges. Offer is not valid for NRIC, Corporate Volume Discount and Corporate Individual Scheme customers.

 

Fuel

  • Drive up your savings with UOB Shell Fleet Programme
  • - Shell Instant Fuel Discount1 of minimum 18%
    - UOB Commercial Card Monthly Rebate2 of up to 1.5%
    - Quarterly Bonus3 on Nett Fuel Spend of up to 1%

  • Consolidate your fleet expenditures to save more - See illustration below

     

      In Percentage In Dollar Value
        Tier 1: Gross Fuel
    Spend Per Quarter
    S$1,300
    Tier 2: Gross Fuel
    Spend Per Quarter
    S$13,000
    Shell Instant Fuel Discount1 18% S$234 S$2,340
    Nett Fuel Spend Per Quarter
    (After Instant Discount)
    S$1,066 S$10,660
    UOB Commercial Card
    Monthly Rebate2
    1.5% S$16 S$160
    Quarterly Bonus3
    on Nett Fuel Spend
    Tier 1: 0.3%
    Tier 2: 1%
    S$3.20 S$106.60
    Total Fuel Savings4
    (Per Quarter)
    Tier 1: 19.5%
    Tier 2: 20.05%
    S$253.20 S$2,606.60
  • To sign up for a Shell Fleet Card, please leave us your contact here.

118% instant fuel discount is provided by Shell. 2Refers to the existing monthly cash rebate(s) or UNI$ earned on the respective eligible card transactions. 3Additional Quarterly Bonus (cash rebate or UNI$) will be credited to the qualified customers’ card account if the fuel spending meets the tiered criteria of the Quarterly Bonus. Quarterly means the period of three consecutive statement months based on calendar month. 4The percentage savings shown are for illustrative purposes only. The total percentage savings of 19.50% and 20.05% is calculated based on 18% instant fuel discount, 1.5% UOB Commercial Card rebate and/or, if applicable, 0.3% or 1% Quarterly Bonus. This Promotion is not applicable to UOB Business Debit Card users who are existing Shell Fleet Card customers as at 1 September 2020. Other terms and conditions apply. Visit uob.com.sg/commercialfleet for full terms and conditions.

 

Human Resource

  • Complimentary 1-hour Virtual HR Clinic on business and grants
  • $500 off grant advisory services
  • Complimentary Workplace Happiness Survey (up to 100 staff, worth $10,000) for engaging any HR consultancy project

+65 8786 1608

www.aligngoc.com

Quote promo code “UOB”

Align Group is a dynamic people consulting firm that partners business enterprises in the implementation of effective people solutions. This is achieved by combining the knowledge of human resources, positive psychology (the science of happiness) and people analytics. Serving broad-ranging clientele across diverse industries, we strategically partner exciting tech start-ups, heritage family businesses and growing SMEs in their journey to realise the full potential of their human capital. Our goal is to help companies create sustainable productivity, strong alignment and to bring the best out of people

Offer is valid till 31 December 2020. Terms & Conditions Apply.

 

Digital solutions

  • Free 3 months subscription for Delegate PRO (U.P. $450) with every 6 months subscription to Growth, Advance and Platinum plans.

+65 98282156

melissa@justdelegate.co

Sign up with referral code <UOBBIZDELEGATE> at

https://www.justdelegate.co/vendor-registration

Delegate enables event businesses to digitise their business with selling online and capturing event enquiries and bookings. Their cloud solution, Delegate PRO gives event businesses the end-to-end capability to manage clients, handle bookings and receive payments.

Terms and condition apply.

  • Get 20% discount off your 1st F&B purchase on www.OctoRocket.asia (Includes small orders, group buy and bulk purchases)

+ 65 3138 1394

contact@octorocket.asia

Discount code <OctoUOB20> at

https://octorocket.asia/

OctoRocket is Asia's most trusted B2B online marketplace for wholesale food & beverages, with a wide variety comprising frozen seafood, nuts, snacks, sweets, ready-to-eat meals and more. Source more than 2000 SKUs of wholesale F&B products from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines & more. 

The discount code is valid until 31st December 2020. Terms and conditions apply.

Starting your business with the right digital solutions is important as it gives your business an edge above your competitors and allows you to seize opportunities in the digital economy.

The Start Digital programme aims to help you start your digitalisation journey early, offering curated solutions with proven track records and up to 12 months free subscription.

 

 Find out more

Even as business resumes in Phase 2, consumers are expected to remain highly engaged online. If you are an SME in the Retail or F&B sector, and would like to enhance your social media engagement, you can tap on to The FinLab's community give-back initiative #ProjectFOC. In this initiative, The FinLab is sponsoring SMEs with the usage of OFFEO, a video creation tool, from now till the end of the year. The FinLab is an innovation accelerator by UOB and has been helping businesses grow and stay ahead through digital adoption. Redemption is available to the first 100 SMEs*.

Sign up here.

*Terms and conditions apply.

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