Meeting with the Singapore Business Federation (SBF)

The SMF received the SBF’s new Chairman Mr Lim Ming Yan, who was elected in July 2020, and his delegation from the SBF on 3 August 2020. During the meeting, both Federations shared some possible collaborative opportunities that will benefit the business community during this challenging time. A reciprocal visit was held at the SBF on 3 December 2020.

Launch of SMF Helps! Telegram Group Chat

The SMF launched the SMF Helps! Telegram Group Chat on 6 August 2020 as a 24/7 helpline for businesses to provide advice on Government policies changes. More than 1100 subscribers have subscribed to the SMF Helps! Telegram Group Chat since its launch.

Launch of Singapore COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfection Industry Taskforce (CDITF)

The SMF Energy and Chemicals Industry Group (E&C IG) launched the CDITF on 28 August 2020 to establish a platform for the Cleaning, Disinfection and Hygiene industry. Since the launch of the CDITF, the taskforce has collaborated with the National Environment Agency (NEA) to published a Disinfectant Industry Guidance), with references to overseas standards such as the European Standard – EN 1040 and EN 13697.