Issue 21, November 2011
Welcome to the 21st edition of Private Matters.
As a turbulent year nears its end, this November issue finds a positive Peter Switzer suggesting the inevitable return of a bull market; while Deloitte CEO Giam Swiegers and Chris Richardson of Deloitte Access Economics introduce a long-term Deloitte initiative to drive debate and action on issues critical to Australia’s future.
Also in this issue: the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia winners for 2011 are announced; the positives and negatives of the new R&D Tax Incentive are explored; the advantages of Shared Services are highlighted by a new survey; and Deloitte Australia Online continues its roll-out of new public information Apps.
Deloitte Private has strong local knowledge as well as access to global networks to help us best advise and service Australian private business. We hope you find these exclusive articles useful to your business this year and next.
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Private Matters, Issue 21
|The Switzer Market Review
Despite European turmoil, a bull market looms. While historically October is a month of fear for the stock market, this time around it proved to be a time for exuberance. Read more
|Building the Lucky Country – Business Imperatives for a Prosperous Australia
Deloitte Private clients and colleagues will be able to read some thought-leading material derived from Building the Lucky Country – Business Imperatives for a Prosperous Australia. Read more
|New R&D Incentive: more innovation or just more complication?
Jason Crawford is a Deloitte Partner in the R&D and Government Incentives team in Melbourne. He has recently authored (with Damian Sawang) a substantial feature article for the publication Taxation in Australia. Read more
|How Shared Services can help your business
There’s little doubt that today’s shared services organizations (SSOs) operate in a world very different from the one that first gave rise to the concept some 30 years ago. Read more
|Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia winners for 2011
The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia winners for 2011 were announced this month and this year’s list highlights some different and very positive trends. Read more
|A series of Apps developed by Deloitte are rolling out in Victoria
The Victorian Government is going mobile — in proper recognition of the new ways its constituents are receiving and sending their information and communications. Read more