How to Help Your Neighbours during MCO

How to Help Your Neighbours during MCO

As an increasing number of school districts and institutions shut down and more and more people practise social distancing, you might be looking inward as you try to make sense of the COVID-19 pandemic. While you go about your preparations, think about how your tiny community—your block, your building, or whoever else lives close enough to be your immediate neighbour—can prepare, and how you can be a part of those preparations.

Not everyone has had the good fortune to be able to plan ahead. Those of us who can should do it now, today—and include others in those plans. Here are some tips […] Read more

SMEs and Gig Economy to bear the brunt of MCO

SMEs and Gig Economy to bear the brunt of MCO

The IT inductry is facing a difficult situation currently for businesses and employees, but it is particularly challenging for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and those in the gig economy. While most of these smaller businesses and self-employed individuals would agree that the Movement Control Order (MCO) is necessary to stem the spread of Covid-19 in the country, but they cannot help but be concerned should it be extended beyond two weeks.

An owner of an engineering outfit that works on a project basis mentioned that his 20-man SME company will be fine working from home for two weeks of MCO. […] Read more