Now if you’re dazzled by the tens of thousands for each machine, don’t start worrying about the hefty costs yet!
NTUC’s Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) has the Inclusive Growth Programme (IGP) which provides up to 50% funding for companies that want to drive higher productivity and help their employees to be better skilled.
If you need more advice on how to innovate your products or automate some processes, you can check out the Food Innovation & Resource Centre (FIRC) at Singapore Polytechnic.
They are currently working on a machine that can make kueh lapis which is very labour-intensive. If the process can be automated, this will free up worries of not being able to hire workers in the baking industry!
Innovation is about finding new ways to do old things.
Be the best employer by sharing productivity gains with your employees (more pay for them) and help them get home earlier!