Yes to Unemployment or Redundancy Insurance

What is unemployment or redundancy insurance? Unemployment insurance (sometimes packaged as redundancy insurance) is a type of unemployment benefit which you can receive if you lose your job involuntarily. If you’re retrenched or made redundant, payouts from redundancy insurance can help tide you over temporarily till you find a new job. Payouts from your unemployment…

SPH is hiring at the same time it announces job cuts

Singapore Press Holdings is cutting up to 10% of its workforce due to business slowdown etc etc. The cuts will come in the form of: attrition retirement non-renewal of contracts outplacement retrenchment After reading the Tripartite Guidelines on Managing Excess Manpower, which advises on alternatives to retrenchments, such as redeploying staff, I wondered if there…

Why Should I Pay $9 for NTUC Membership?

This is post 1 of 4 in the series “Membership Cards” I grew up with NTUC all around me – NTUC FairPrice, NTUC Income and even read NTUC Lifestyle Magazine with the latest fruit juice advertisements. Why I refused to pay $9 a month for NTUC membership I refused to pay $9 a month for…