Ideas and research
Starting your own business? Here’s what you need to know about the best business ideas and where to start.
Find the right business ideas
Delve into what makes a good small business idea, from brainstorming, to testing, to completing a viability checklist.Test your idea
How to start a business
Starting your own business isn’t one big decision. It’s hundreds of small decisions. And if you want to succeed, you need to move through them systematically.Read more
After making the exciting decision to become a business owner, now's the time to officially name and legally register your new business and potentially apply for other licenses and permits.More on registration
Finding and selling to customers
The next crucial step is promoting your business and starting to sell your goods and services.
Manage your inventory
If your business has inventory you’ll need to understand the types of inventory, what inventory management is and how to account for it.Download guide
Create a website
Your website is an online version of your storefront. Get the basics on how to create a business website, what to put on it, and how to turn it into a moneymaker.Website 101
Business accounting 101
Got sales coming in the door? Congratulations! Here are resources to help you do basic accounting for your small business and track performance.
You’ve probably heard people mention bank reconciliation and net profit margins - find out what it means and other key accounting terms.Read the glossary
Singapore GST guide
Owning a business means you need to know what GST is, when and how to register for GST and when to lodge GST F5 return.Read GST guide