Supporting you and your business in Singapore

Bespoke corporate and private client solutions in one of Asia’s leading financial centres.
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Why Singapore?

Singapore is a magnet for businesses and high net worth individuals (HNWIs) seeking to make the most of all that Asia has to offer. It is widely recognised as a leading financial centre with a pro-business environment.

The city-state acts as a strategic hub for the region and has a highly skilled workforce, global connectivity, and world- class infrastructure.

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How can we help you set up and manage your business in Singapore?

We are one of the leading trust and corporate service providers in Singapore and have helped more than 1,000 businesses successfully incorporate in the city-state. Our expert team includes multicultural professionals who speak your language.

With our in-house expertise and extensive network of partners, we can help you access major markets in the region or benefit from what this dynamic and exciting jurisdiction offers, including the following:

Starting a business in Singapore 

Tailored advice on choosing the right corporate structure and registering your business with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA).

Managing and growing your business

Comprehensive guidance on business management and growth in Singapore, including strategic advice on obtaining support from Enterprise Singapore and other government bodies.

Tax and accounting in Singapore

Professional tax and accounting services to help you meet the expectations of the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) and ensure filings are completed in advance of deadlines.

Payroll and other HR services

Efficient payroll processing and comprehensive HR solutions in Singapore to manage employee benefits, while ensuring compliance with the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).

Immigration services in Singapore

Specialised immigration services to assist with visas, work permits, and compliance, fostering smooth transitions for yourself and your international employees.

Private Client solutions

Our experienced Private Client team in Singapore work with HNWIs and their families, helping them to protect and grow their wealth.

Whether delivering personalised wealth management solutions or a full suite of family office services, we put your needs front and centre, taking care of everything from the simple to the complex.

Learn more about our Private Client services
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Singapore insights and guides

Knowledge sharing is an essential part of our philosophy.

Our insights and guides hub keep you up to date with the latest Singapore specific industry news, analysis and events

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Our services

Our comprehensive range of corporate services are designed to meet all your business needs, wherever in the world you operate. They include:

 

We handle all aspects of the incorporation process, so your entities are up and running as soon as possible. We then look after the fundamentals so that everything is in good standing year after year.

We liaise directly with banks to get accounts open for your entities and handle day-to-day cash management and fund flows going forward.

We provide directors as needed – from individuals to full boards – delivering effective day-to-day management of your entities.

We are licensed to act as company secretary across our international offices and provide all associated services, ensuring best-practice governance and proactive board support for your entities.

We provide expert compliance support to ensure your entities are completely aligned with local and international regulatory and legislative requirements.

Our experts will help deal with the key tax compliance, filing and reporting needs of your entities.

Our highly experienced team will work with you and all associated participants to ensure deals your entities are involved in are closed in a rigorous and compliant manner.

From the simplest trial balance to full-spectrum public accounts and board reporting packages, our teams offer full bookkeeping, financial reporting and annual tax filing capabilities.

Our local experts can assist you with a range of HR requirements, including local recruitment, immigration support, ongoing people management and payroll administration.

Where you need it, we are able to provide dedicated office space with associated facilities and equipment.

Our clients come first. Every time.

We take time to understand our clients’ requirements and ambitions, and also to anticipate their needs. We aim to exceed expectations by making every interaction meaningful and productive. We achieve this through our commitment to impeccable client service.

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“We’ve been working with Hawksford since 2012 when we decided to set up our own entities in Asia. The China team is very professional and helpful. They took care of every step of business formation, giving us advice and responding to our needs in a timely manner."

Sophia Zhou, APAC Finance Controller, Moleskine China

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“Hawksford has been a trusted partner, supporting Valextra with setting up entities and stores in Greater China, and demonstrating their deep understanding of local regulations, tax and accounting, and ways of doing business in the region.”

Frederic Ture, Managing Director Greater China, Valextra 

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“Hawksford’s professionalism and support have been exemplary, consistently anticipating our company's needs and providing invaluable assistance. They possess an in-depth understanding of the market and are always ready with insightful answers and proactive guidance.”

Veronica Natalini, Managing Director, Coop Far East

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“Hawksford has provided us with all the help we needed during the incorporation process. We enjoy working with a team of people who are dedicated, supportive and communicate very effectively. This has meant the many challenges we faced were resolved very quickly.”

Chen Xue Qian, Financial Securities Affairs Representative, Jiangsu Xinquan Automotive Trim

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