Private Matters

Issue 8, September 2010

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Deloitte Private, The Switzer Market review The Switzer Market review
The roller-coaster ride on the share market continued in August as a slew of companies reported in Australia and abroad, with mixed economic data suggesting the possibility of a United States double-dip recession. Read more
Know your customer, Private Matters Know your customer
Customer service has received heightened importance during the current economic downturn.  When business does pick up again it is appropriate for businesses to review who their customers are, and importantly, who their most profitable customers are.  Read more
Deloitte Private, Cash still rules the roost Deloitte Private Market Observations August 2010
The current economic landscape is characterised by waning business confidence with a number of internal and external economic and political factors creating a great deal of uncertainty around the country’s economic outlook. Read more
Preparing your HR function for rapid growth, Private Matters Preparing your HR function for rapid growth
Skills shortages are again looming large as a major risk for business and pose real problems for companies in terms of production and service delivery. It is important to prepare your HR function for this future growth.  Read more
Why do your bookkeeping in the cloud? Why do your bookkeeping in the cloud?
Cloud computing is a well used tem these days. But should you really consider keeping your sensitive data ‘in the clouds’? Read more
Consumer business - a digital transformation point Consumer business - a digital transformation point
Retailing as we traditionally know it is changing rapidly, as everywhere can now be a retail store due to the sophistication in hand held technology such as mobile phones and tablets.  Read more