Global Employment Solutions & PEO in Singapore

Omnipresent makes it fast and easy to employ remote talent in Singapore. We take care of payroll, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business.


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What You Need to Know About Employing in Singapore

Don’t risk non-compliance with local employment, social insurance, and tax regulations.

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How does Omnipresent Global Employment Solutions work in Singapore?

Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in Singapore. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in Singapore typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent’s global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in Singapore in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process. 

  • Your company conducts the hiring and candidate selection process in Singapore.
  • Omnipresent hires the selected candidate through our local professional employment organisation in Singapore.
  • We take care of ensuring your new employee is hired in compliance with local labour laws, payroll regulations, benefits and more -- all without needing to set up a subsidiary in Singapore.
  • The individual is legally contracted by Omnipresent but assigned to work for your company and reports to a manager or team in your organisation as your full-time employee.
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Employer Costs in Singapore

Employer costs include the Central Provident Fund (CPF) and a Skill Development Levy. Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs or contact us for further information.


Employee Income Taxes in Singapore

The rate of personal taxation varies depending on the income tax bracket the individual belongs to. This ranges between 0% - 22%.


Employee Social Contributions in Singapore

Employee contributions include the Central Provident Fund (CPF).


Working Hours in Singapore

Standard 44 hours per week.

Conditions differ depending on whether Employment Act (EA) is applicable or not.


Holidays & Vacation in Singapore

Please note that the below information covers national holidays and should be used for informative purposes only and not as a guarantee for payroll purposes. While we strive to offer you accurate information, public holidays are subject to frequent changes and can be dependent on regional differences. Should you need more detailed information on public holidays, please consult the government pages of the state and/or the local municipality of your employee.

  • Monday, Jan 01, 2024 - New Year's Day
  • Saturday, Feb 10, 2024 - Chinese New Year
  • Sunday, Feb 11, 2024 - Chinese New Year
  • Monday, Feb 12, 2024 - Chinese New Year (substitute day)
  • Friday, Mar 29, 2024 - Good Friday
  • Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024 - Hari Raya Puasa
  • Wednesday, May 01, 2024 - Labour Day
  • Thursday, May 23, 2024 - Vesak Day
  • Sunday, Jun 16, 2024 - Hari Raya Haji
  • Friday, Aug 09, 2024 - National Day
  • Thursday, Oct 31, 2024 - Deepavali
  • Wednesday, Dec 25, 2024 - Christmas Day

Sick Leave Entitlement in Singapore

Paid sick leave entitlements to employees subject to EA. Others may regulate sick leve in employment contracts.

Parental Leave in Singapore

Maternity, paternity and parental leaves provided to EA employees.

Maternity leave: After 3 months of continuous employment female employees are entitled to 16 weeks paid maternity leave. Paid by employer, reimbursed by the government.

Paternity leave: 2 weeks paid paternity leave.

Annual Leave Entitlement in Singapore

14 days paid leave per year (market standard) - plus PH.

Conditions differ depending on whether Employment Act (EA) is applicable or not.

Additional leaves apply.

Severance Pay Entitlement in Singapore

Severance optional and subject to employment contracts.

Exceptions may apply for mass layoffs.

Termination in Singapore

Mostly at-will employment, with several exceptions. No legal requirement to state reason for termination. Termination without case must be with notice.

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The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It’s important to note that labour laws and regulations in Singapore are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the global employment solutions such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We are here to help you every step of the way.

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