CIMB Is Introducing A New Term Investment Account That’s Perfect For SMEs In Malaysia!
If you’ve ever wondered what happens when a bank runs out of funds, the bank will actually borrow from another financial institution. When banks borrow from each other like this, they are charged what is known as an overnight policy rate (OPR). When Covid-19 hit our country, Bank Negara Malaysia slashed the OPR several times […]Read More
Here’s How CIMB Is Helping Malaysian SMEs Become More Sustainable In The Long Run
In light of how small to medium enterprises (SMEs) have been struggling during the pandemic, CIMB has introduced various initiatives on sustainable business practices to help them. These initiatives are more crucial, especially when SMEs make up the bulk of businesses in Malaysia. According to SME Corp Malaysia, 98.5% of Malaysian businesses in Malaysia are […]Read More
Meet EVA, CIMB’s Chatbot That Can Help You Find The Right Assistance For Your SME
If you are a small and medium enterprise (SMEs) that is struggling to stay afloat, CIMB has introduced a new platform to guide you to the right financing facility to help your business during this pandemic. CIMB is the First Commercial Bank in Malaysia that integrates a chatbot called EVA to support SME owners in […]Read More
2 Financial Reliefs You Can Apply For If You Own A Micro-business in Malaysia
It goes without saying that many businesses have been severely impacted by the ongoing pandemic. There have been some initiatives that are aimed at reducing this impact, such as the wage subsidy programme, hiring incentives, and so on. Two programmes for micro-businesses were also introduced last year: The Informal Financing Scheme (SPIN) and the Covid […]Read More
Top 5 Common Mistakes New Business Owners Make
Any entrepreneur who has started a new business knows that it is anything but easy. While you might feel extremely motivated to see the changes your business can make in the world, there are also a lot of struggles along the way. Entrepreneurial ventures are fraught with mistakes, missed opportunities, and even mishaps. Related: Best […]Read More
5 Practical Tips For Building Up Your Savings To Launch Your Small Business
We live in an era where most entrepreneurs assume that you have to take out a huge loan and go into debt if you want to make your business idea a reality. One of the biggest reasons for this is that we tend to assume starting a business requires a huge amount of money. However, […]Read More
Why Your Business Must ‘Adapt Or Die’ During COVID-19
As a business owner, you know that adapting to changes is more important now than ever before. COVID-19 has accelerated transformation in the way we work today. There is less foot traffic in physical stores as consumers prefer online shopping during the pandemic. So if you plan to evolve, stay ahead of the competition, and […]Read More
Can SMEs Survive The COVID-19 Economic Slowdown?
Many small and medium enterprises have been impacted by the economic standstill caused by various movement control orders to stem the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. In an October 2020 report by The Edge Markets, the SME Association of Malaysia carried out a survey among 1,713 members and found out that 20% of its respondents […]Read More
Digitalisation: Unlocking The Potential Of SMEs In Malaysia
Going digital is no longer just a buzzword, but it’s also a way of life for many businesses. With half of the world population being active internet users, it’s no surprise why businesses are pushing to digitize their operations. SME Corp targets the digitalisation of all SMEs Currently, only 32% of Small and Medium Enterprises […]Read More
How COVID-19 Is Accelerating Digital Transformation for SMEs
While the on-going global COVID-19 pandemic has affected businesses across all sectors – with many predicted to go into insolvency due to their business nature – it has also paved the way for digital transformation as businesses are forced to modify their operations to cope with restricted movement and supply interruption. Although the government has […]Read More
#CHSupportsLokal – How Social Media Can Benefit Small Businesses (SMEs) – Here Are 6 Ways
Social media is an important aspect of digital marketing as it helps improve brand awareness for businesses. Read this article to find out how your small business can take advantage of social media. With 3.96 billion people or more than half of the world now on social media, it’s fair to say that social media […]Read More
Budget 2021: What’s In It For SMEs, Startups, E-Commerce?
Budget 2021 brings hope to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), startups and businesses in Malaysia that are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read this article to find out the key highlights and benefits that your business can expect to get from the latest national budget. Many businesses, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been […]Read More
Here Are 7 Reasons Why The CIMB Platinum BusinessCard Should Be Your Company’s Go-To Credit Card
Take your business to the next level with the new CIMB Platinum BusinessCard, and enjoy exclusive rewards like cash rebates. Even better, you don’t need a large business to be qualified for one. When starting a business for the first time, you may choose to use a personal credit card, rather than a business credit […]Read More
Find Out How Cloud-Based HR Softwares Can Ease Your Business’ Way Of Working
Technology is transforming at a rapid pace and impacting the way organisations operate and work. Digital Transformation is now inevitable across all sectors, and Human Resource (HR) management is not immune to it. Additionally, the global COVID-19 pandemic has triggered the acceleration of digital transformation in HR, forcing them to think of operational alternatives like […]Read More
Starting A Business In Today’s COVID-19 World – Yay Or Nay?
While starting a business during the COVID-19 pandemic could be risky, it could also bring you benefits depending on your business ideas. In this article, we gathered some pros and cons you need to consider before you make your decision. There’s a great amount of uncertainty for businesses right now – many are facing […]Read More
Maybank Launches Digital SME Financing Platform With 10-minute Approval Time
Maybank just unveiled and launched a digital SME financing platform for SMEs. This will only require 10 minutes of your time to get the approval from the bank. Read below on how you can apply, the eligibility and the benefits you can get. If you’re a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) looking for extra financing […]Read More
[#CHMalaysiaku] Malaysia Day Promos: 7 Wholesome Malaysian Businesses You’d Want To Support
Do you want to support local businesses in Malaysia and at the same time, give back to the community? In conjunction with Malaysia Day, we listed 7 SMEs that can give you that opportunity. Find out what they are and the products they are selling. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are clear: it has […]Read More
Top Tips To Manage Your SME’s Finances During This Pandemic
There’s little doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has massively impacted all small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across the country. As most organisations are struggling to balance the books, here are some handy tips to help restructure your finances during this pandemic. Understanding Financing Revised Payment Terms During this pandemic, financing revised payment terms paves a […]Read More
Malaysia 5.0: Here’s How Your SME Can Benefit From Digital Transformation
Malaysia 5.0 can lead to better and more sustainable economic growth. With this, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play an important role in performing digital transformation strategies. But what is digital transformation? What are its benefits and how can your business take advantage of it? Read this article to learn more. If you follow the […]Read More
Coworking Spaces In A COVID-19 World: Is It Right For You And Your Business?
Many industries were impacted by COVID-19 and this includes the coworking space industry. Now that the government has reopened the economy in Malaysia, how are our local coworking spaces doing and how were they affected? And are coworking spaces actually good for you and your business during this pandemic? Read this article to find out. […]Read More
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