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Most Popular Questions
What happens after I have submitted my business idea to the Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP)?
Upon submission, the business idea will be assessed by the relevant government agency. Suggestions can be accepted, rejected or dropped if they do not relate to government red tape that hinders businesses.
The suggester will be informed of the decision. For straightforward cases, you can expect a response on the assessment within two weeks. For more complex proposals, it may take up to a month or more.
If appropriate, you may be invited to discussions with the relevant agencies
If the application is incomplete, unclear or further details are required, the Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP) Secretariat will contact you for clarification. It is therefore advisable to be clear and specific when you submit your business idea.
What is the First Mover Framework?
The First Mover Framework, championed by the
Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP)
, aims to facilitate a pro-enterprise environment by giving entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas a head start in the allocation of public assets. These First Movers can be given an advantage in the use of public assets to implement their ideas.
More information can be found
What is the Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP)?
The Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP) is a private-public panel chaired by the Head, Civil Service. The PEP comprises business leaders as members, supported by a network of senior public officers.
The PEP serves as an internal advocate for businesses within the government with the aim of creating a more pro-enterprise environment that enables businesses to grow. It works closely with public agencies to provide timely, effective and practical solutions to address the regulatory concerns that businesses face. The PEP also encourages entrepreneurs to be more innovative, through the
First Mover Framework
. More information on the PEP can be found
How do I submit a business-related suggestion to the Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP)?
The fastest way for you to submit your suggestion is to submit it online, using the PEP suggestion form
If you wish to submit a First Mover Idea, click
What happens after my suggestion to the Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP) requires a few agencies to act?
We invite you to pen down your issues and suggestions. The Pro-Enterprise Panel (PEP) will identify an agency to lead in the review, and work with the other relevant agencies and be your key point of contact.