Increase SMEs awareness of business and digital economy, increasing their access to financial and technological-based programmes like e-business solutions, providing online e-learning resources - Dr Siti Nurul Munawwarah
Overall median salary increments projected to hit 5% in Malaysia next year, up from 4.8% this year and dissatisfaction with pay a key driver of higher voluntary attrition rates in 2022
Thornier issues such as targeted fuel subsidies and carbon tax got brief mentions and no specific timelines, while the potential return of GST was not mentioned at all in the budgeting exercise
It is inspiring to see the Government’s consistent efforts on enabling equal opportunities for marginalized communities to be a part of the nation’s workforce.
Grab Malaysia encouraged by the 2023 National Budget with its vision to out-serve Malaysians through digital access
The duty stamp exemption of 100% on restructuring or rescheduling of loans/funding until 2024 and tax reduction from 17% to 15% for the first RM100,000 of taxable income for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises could also provide welcome relief for OGSE
With the stated Budget goal of delivering faster, cheaper and better nationwide broadband to all inhabited areas by 2025, all telecommunications stakeholders must work together to ensure that the national connectivity agenda remains on track.