House Management

Can I hire a part-time helper?

Can I hire a part-time helper?

If you are looking for an extra pair of hands around the house, having a part-time helper can be a blessing. Hiring a part-time helper is a good alternative to live-in maids when you prefer to have more flexibility. Still, … Continue reading

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Efficient at Work, Outdated at Home

Efficient at Work, Outdated at Home

On the streets and in the shops of Singapore, a distinct smell is slowly disappearing. But it’s not a food or pollutant that’s being phased out. It is the smell of cold, hard cash — both coin and paper. The … Continue reading

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What do I do if my Helper gets Pregnant?

What do I do if my Helper gets Pregnant?

Say you find out that your helper of 3 years is pregnant. What do you do now? Each year in Singapore, around 100 helpers report becoming pregnant. This is often discovered during the bi-annual health check-ups domestic helpers have to … Continue reading

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Your Guide to Maid Insurance

Your Guide to Maid Insurance

If you are planning to get a helper, it is essential for you to buy maid insurance. This is to ensure that your helper and her family are well protected against any accidents or medical expenses that might occur. In … Continue reading

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Where are Singapore’s helpers from?

Where are Singapore’s helpers from?

In search of a helper? You aren’t alone as about one in five Singaporean households hire maids, a spike of 27 per cent in less than a decade. With almost 300.000 helpers residing in Singapore, one is bound to get … Continue reading

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How can I hire a Second Helper?

How can I hire a Second Helper?

When your helper is in charge of managing the children, cleaning the house, and cooking your meals, it can be a lot for her to handle. Having an extra pair of hands will make her life much easier and help … Continue reading

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The Best Expense Card for your Helper

The Best Expense Card for your Helper

JiPay’s founding mission is to bring domestic work into the cashless economy. We are launching JiPay with the first dedicated card for helpers to make purchases on behalf of their employers. We will be following our expense card with a … Continue reading

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Free things to do in Sentosa

Free things to do in Sentosa

Sentosa is a sunny island in Singapore, home to exciting events, themed attractions, award-winning spas, lush rainforests, golden sandy beaches, and resort-style hotels. Enjoy a list of free things you can do in Sentosa. Chill at Siloso Beach Get into … Continue reading

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Free Attractions at Changi Airport

Free Attractions at Changi Airport

A Million Times at Changi T2, Public, Level 2 Together with its 1,008 stepper motors, the artwork is an interplay between the fundamental character of an analog clock and the beauty of synchronized movement. It reinvents the presentation of time—a core … Continue reading

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Maid Agencies in Singapore

Maid Agencies in Singapore

1 Assist Agency 170 Upper Bukit Timah Road #03-63K Buhhkit Timah Shopping Centre Singapore 588179 Website | Call | Email | Facebook 1-Alliance Employment Agency 183, Jalan Pelikat #B1-104 The [email protected], Singapore 537643 Website | Call | WhatsApp | Email … Continue reading

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Free Things to do on a Sunday

Free Things to do on a Sunday

Free Activities & Free Attractions: Buddhist Temples in Singapore Charity-, Non Profit Organisations & NGOs in Singapore Churches in Singapore Hindu Temples in Singapore  Heritage Roads in Singapore Mosques in Singapore National Monuments in Singapore Synagoges in Singapore Arts & … Continue reading

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Transfer a FDW to a new Employer through an Employment Agency

Transfer a FDW to a new Employer through an Employment Agency

Due to travel restrictions, you may face difficulties sending your helper home. Employment agencies (EAs) can take over the responsibilities for helpers while finding them a new employer. Transfer your helper through an EA If the EA agrees to transfer … Continue reading

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How to cancel a Work Permit for a Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore

How to cancel a Work Permit for a Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore

You must cancel your helper’s Work Permit if she no longer works for you or when her Work Permit expires. Once cancelled, please cut the Work Permit card in half and discard it to prevent misuse. At a glance When … Continue reading

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Transfer a FDW directly to a new Employer

Transfer a FDW directly to a new Employer

To transfer a helper directly, both the new and current employer must carry out certain steps If you are the current employer You need to: Send the helper for her 6-monthly medical examination if you have not done so. Sign the declaration form attached … Continue reading

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List of Facebook Groups for Maids/FDWs in Singapore

List of Facebook Groups for Maids/FDWs in Singapore

All About Singapore – House Managers A group for domestic helpers in Singapore to directly connect them to locals/expats without charging any fees, as well as for locals/expats looking for recommendations. The group is moderated by the team at ExpatSG … Continue reading

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Foreign Domestic Worker Levy

Foreign Domestic Worker Levy

You must pay a monthly levy for your foreign domestic worker (FDW). You may also qualify for a levy concession and apply for a levy waiver in certain situations. Paying levy for a foreign domestic worker You will have to pay a levy … Continue reading

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Apply for a Work Permit for a Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore

Apply for a Work Permit for a Foreign Domestic Worker in Singapore

You can apply for a Work Permit for a foreign domestic worker (FWD) either on your own or through an employment agency. You also need to take certain steps to prepare for your worker’s arrival. At a glance Who can … Continue reading

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Work Permit Conditions for Foreign Domestic Workers

Work Permit Conditions for Foreign Domestic Workers

As an employer of foreign workers, you must comply with a set of Work Permit conditions during their employment. A Work Permit (WP) is generally issued to foreign unskilled and semi-skilled workers. The duration of a Work Permit is generally … Continue reading

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Employment Rules for Foreign Domestic Workers

Employment Rules for Foreign Domestic Workers

Your FDW’s employment must comply with the Work Permit regulatory conditions. As an employer, you will be penalized if you illegally deploy her to work at another residential address or perform non-domestic chores. An FDW: Requires a valid Work Permit. Can only … Continue reading

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Employer’s Guide for FDW

Employer’s Guide for FDW

This guide aims to help you build a positive working relationship with your foreign domestic worker (FDW). It includes information on rest days, well-being, salary, and other matters. Rest days and well-being Guidelines for an FDW’s rest days and well-being, … Continue reading

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Hiring a Maid / FDW – Eligibility and Requirements

Hiring a Maid / FDW – Eligibility and Requirements

Work Permit for FDW: eligibility and requirements You need to meet certain requirements to hire a foreign domestic worker (FDW). These include eligibility, security bond and insurance. Foreign domestic worker eligibility A foreign domestic worker (FDW) needs to meet age, nationality and education requirements to get … Continue reading

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Home Decor Stores in Singapore

Home Decor Stores in Singapore

50+ Home decor and furniture stores in Singapore to style your home Affordable Style Files The Affordable Style Files is a world filled with great inspiration for your life and home through designs and images. Come along on our interiors … Continue reading

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Moving Services in Singapore

Moving Services in Singapore

International and domestic moving services Agarwal Movers Singapore 221 Henderson Road, #05-12 Henderson Building, Singapore 159557 Website | Call | Email | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter AGS Movers Singapore 31 Jurong Port Road #06-10/11 Jurong Logistics Hub Singapore 619115 Singapore … Continue reading

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Where to buy Furniture in Singapore

Where to buy Furniture in Singapore

Abitex Designs (S) Pte. Ltd 28 Loyang Cres, #03-00, Singapore 508990 Opening Hours: Monday – Friday: 9 am – 5.30 pm | Saturday: 9 am – 1 pm | Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed * Call to make an appointment … Continue reading

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Free Things to do at Marina Bay

Free Things to do at Marina Bay

Benjamin Sheares Bridge The Benjamin Sheares Bridge is the longest bridge in Singapore, spanning 1.8 km, and the tallest, at 29 meters. It is named after Dr. Benjamin Henry Sheares, the second president of the Republic, who died four months … Continue reading

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