Issue 9, October 2010
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|The Switzer Market review
September is historically regarded as a slow month and can be an absolutely knee-knocking period for stock markets, but this year has been different. Read more
|Introducing First 5000 Alliance
The First 5000 is a new business alliance which will give medium-size businesses in the Australian market a voice and a place to network with their peers whilst also accessing support from some world class companies such as Deloitte. Read more
|Smart growth strategies needed to address business pressures
The latest Australian Industry Group/Deloitte Private CEO survey Growth Strategies for Business has identified strategies that businesses are adopting to ensure growth at a time when many business sectors are coming under increasing pressures from the higher dollar, skill shortages, wage rises and the expectation of hikes in interest rates. The attached survey also identifies actions that governments can take to facilitate business growth and profitability. Read more
|Working capital improves liquidity
It is vital for companies to free up their working capital so they are immune from unexpected downturns in the economy. Read more
|Cyber crime is alive and thriving
With the Australian Bureau of Statistics reporting the fastest GDP quarterly growth in three years, successful organisations that are experiencing very fast growth may be at increased risk of cyber crime. Read more