- NTUC LHUB saw a 75% increase in SME training places in the past year
- Despite that, SMEs (49%) are least likely to train employees, as compared to MNCs (30%) and large private Singapore Companies (25%)
- SMEs (49%) are also most likely to leverage training schemes and grants, as compared to private sector multinational corporations (36%) and large private Singapore companies (33%)
SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 5 August 2021 – For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are manpower-lean, upskilling is one of the ways to optimise productivity especially amidst the pandemic. However, according to NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB)’s recent Employer Skills Survey 2021, when asked about their intention to send their staff for training, SMEs (49%) are the least likely to do so, as compared to MNCs (30%) and large private Singapore Companies (25%).