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18 November 2014 Posted by achieve-admin

More Green, Less Waste

In this edition of the Views from the Top column, the topic was on how green are the organisation’s business practices and what can be done to make Singapore a ‘car-lite’ and zero-waste nation. Here are some suggestions from Achieve Group CEO Joshua Yim as quoted in The Business Times: “Being in the professional services […]

30 October 2014 Posted by achieve-admin

Why Job Competition From Foreigners Is Good For Singapore

It is no secret that many Singaporeans have been complaining about the phenomenon of foreign Professionals, Managers and Executives (PMEs) taking away their job opportunities in the local employment scene. After months of debate and taking into consideration feedback from the ‘Our SG Conversation’ national dialogue sessions, the government rolled out the Fair Consideration Framework […]

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28 October 2014 Posted by achieve-admin

Keeping Ebola At Bay

The topic of this edition of the Views from the Top column was on how Asia can keep scourges like the Ebola epidemic at bay in today’s age of global travel. Achieve Group CEO Joshua Yim was quoted as follows: “Now that the disease has spread beyond West Africa with cases reported in the US, […]

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20 October 2014 Posted by achieve-admin

Interest Rate Impact

In this Views from the Top column in The Business Times, the topic was on how the ultra-low interest rate environment has affected businesses over the past five years. Achieve Group CEO Joshua Yim comments on this and the impact of an eventual hike in US interest rates: “The ultra-low interest rate environment has brought […]

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22 September 2014 Posted by achieve-admin

Keeping Personal Data Personal

In this edition of the Views from the Top column in The Business Times, the topic was about the impact of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA). Achieve CEO Joshua Yim comments on the impact of the PDPA on his organisation so far: “The impact of the PDPA on B2B companies such as ours is […]

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8 September 2014 Posted by achieve-admin

Delivering A Unique Travel Experience

Achieve CEO Joshua Yim was quoted in The Business Times’ Views from the Top column on what new tourism concepts are needed to keep visitors coming to Singapore. Here is Joshua’s take on the topic: “Singapore is a sophisticated city of knowledge and diversity. At this juncture of the country’s maturity, it is important to […]

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27 August 2014 Posted by achieve-admin

Achieve Group Masquerade Night 2014

It was a night of mystery and merriment as Achieve Group celebrated its 24th anniversary with a Masquerade Ball-themed annual dinner & dance. Held on 16th August at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, the event was full of colour, theatrics and laughter, as many of the staff dressed in fancy costumes befitting the theme. Achieve CEO […]

25 August 2014 Posted by achieve-admin

CPF And Your Retirement Needs

In this edition of the Views from the Top column in The Business Times, Achieve Group CEO shared his thoughts on the pros and cons of the changes to the CPF scheme – in particular, allowing retirees to withdraw a lump sum and the extension of the Lease Buyback Scheme: “The extension of the Lease […]

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13 August 2014 Posted by achieve-admin

Will The National Jobs Bank End Up A White Elephant?

Will the new National Jobs Bank serve its purpose of encouraging employers to consider Singaporeans fairly for job opportunities? Or will it end up a white elephant and a waste of the country’s resources? That is the question on most employers’ minds as there are mixed views on just how effective the new Jobs Bank […]

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