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Private Matters archive

Deloitte Private, Private Matters ArchivePrivate Matters is Deloitte Private's monthly electronic newsletter, focusing on topical business and management issues.  To subscribe to Private Matters, please contact.

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Private Matters

Private Matters Issue 23, February 2012
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • What is the impact of current market dynamics on M&A transactions
  • Planning is the key
  • Future of Financial Advice Reforms (FoFA) to make cost of advice more transparent
  • How financially fit is your child?
  • From cruise control to top gear
Private Matters Issue 22, December 2011
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • Building the Lucky Country: Succession Planning
  • Human Capital: does your business need an HR revolution?
  • Maximising Your Chances of Success with IT Negotiation and Implementation
  • New work health and safety legislation is looming – are you briefed?
Private Matters Issue 21, November 2011
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • Building the Lucky Country – Business Imperatives for a Prosperous Australia
  • New R&D Incentive: more innovation or just more complication?
  • How Shared Services can help your business
  • Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia winners for 2011
  • A series of Apps developed by Deloitte are rolling out in Victoria.
Private Matters Issue 20, October 2011
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • What did emerge from the tax forum
  • ATO's recent SMSF ruling - tread carefully
  • Deloitte keeps Yammering away
  • New app means better health on the move.
Private Matters Issue 19, September 2011
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • The tax summit that's now a forum
  • The internet bigger than Iron ore for Australia
  • Private ancillary fund changes
  • Draft tax ruling on super pensions.
Private Matters Issue 18, August 2011
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • Why some big retailers are closing the doors in 2011
  • Not for Profits - a helping hand
  • Deloitte Access Economics publication for Private clients
  • Electric Vehicles the next challenge for consumers.
Private Matters Issue 17, July 2011
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • Vendor selection – getting it right the first time
  • Don't go it alone at the ATO
  • Budget 2011: looking back and thinking ahead
  • Up for sale? Commitment and preparation are first and foremost
  • Apps and Innovation: New ways to engage with customers
  • SMEs and the cautious return of Private Equity.
Private Matters Issue 16, June 2011
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • Economic substance the key to Islamic financial facilitation
  • Deloitte report flags greater risk role for CFO
  • Budget 2011: looking back and thinking ahead
  • The importance of a one cent movement
  • June 2011 Market Observations.
Private Matters Issue 15, May 2011
  • Peter Switzer's post Bin Laden Market Review
  • Social media policy that empowers and entrusts
  • Not so super 2011 Federal Budget
  • IT review and roadmap
  • Business waits for tax reform
  • The simple solution for SMSF.
Private Matters Issue 14, April 2011
  • Quake causes economic ripple: Peter Switzer's Market Review
  • How to gear your self-managed super fund to accelerate your wealth
  • Establishing a Family Office and Family Constitution
  • Executive talent and skills issues in engineering and infrastructure sectors
  • Marketing your business in the new economy.
Private Matters Issue 13, March 2011
  • International events spook markets: Peter Switzer's Market Review
  • Outsourcing: providing that extra expertise and talent
  • Benchmarking for success in the motor industry
  • CEOs see way forward in Ai Group/Deloitte survey
  • Succession planning: where to get started
  • Let Deloitte help you prepared for tax review
Private Matters
Issue 12, February 2011
  • Think outside the square: Peter Switzer on growth in 2011
  • More industries must adopt benchmarking techniques
  • How to plan for - and better manage - company incidents
  • A fairer film industry for investors
  • GST advice: for this year, and next - and the one after
  • Join our Business Masterclass program.
Private Matters
Issue 11, December 2010
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • Social media at Deloitte - Participation, communication, transformation
  • Maximising acquisition value: getting the most out of your people
  • MasterClass Program 2011- Committed to growing your business in Western Sydney
  • Vocus Communications wins Deloitte 2010 Technology Fast 50
Private Matters
Issue 10, November 2010
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • The importance of Strategic Business Planning
  • Leadership lessons on the run
  • Do Private Companies need a board of directors?
  • Deloitte develops crisis management Smartphone application.
Private Matters
Issue 9, October 2010
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • Working capital improves liquidity
  • Introducing First 5000
  • Cybercrime is alive and thriving
  • Smart growth strategies needed to address business pressures.
Private Matters
Issue 8, September 2010
  • The Switzer Market review
  • Know your customer
  • Deloitte Private Market Observations August 2010
  • Preparing your HR function for rapid growth
  • Why do your bookkeeping in the cloud?
  • Consumer business - a digital transformation point.
Private Matters
Issue 7, August 2010
  • The Switzer Market review
  • Deloitte Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index: Identifies talent as key to success
  • Mid-market businesses feel impact of GFC
  • Deloitte Digital opens direct line to Government
  • Nominations open for the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Australia
  • UPEs – what you need to know.
Private Matters
Issue 6, July 2010
  • The Switzer Market review
  • Minimise your risk
  • Family Office - Why the family business may need one
  • Is trust streaming stumped?
  • Evolve your organisational structure - do not invite a revolution.
Private Matters
Issue 5, June 2010
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • What did private businesses think of the 2010 Federal Budget?
  • Customer Relationship Management - Are you in touch?
  • Improve your cash forecasting
  • Are you positioned for growth?
  • Who will fill your shoes?
Private Matters
Issue 4, May 2010
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • Federal Budget 2010 - Budget small step in the right direction
  • Federal Budget 2010 - Tax concessions delayed for small business
  • Deloitte Private view of the market
  • 2010 better business climate for manufacturing, services and construction sectors
  • Response to Henry Tax review benefits small business.
Private Matters
Issue 3, April 2010
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • Counting your losses - private companies take note
  • The shifting world of accounting
  • Financial diagnostic of your people
  • Macquarie Private Bank - property perspectives
  • Boards and cash flow management
  • Questions to ask yourself about your Self Managed Super Fund.
Private Matters
Issue 2, March 2010
  • The Switzer Market Review
  • Generation Y are going for greener cars
  • Changes to private company loans
  • Corporate Governance framework check
  • Funding access concern for Aged Care Providers
  • Keeping private information, private.
Private Matters
Issue 1, February 2010
  • Tax breaks reduced for high income earners
  • Counting your losses - Private companies take note
  • Beware of personal use assets owned by private companies
  • Financial diagnostic of your people
  • Reviewing your governance structures so you can prosper in the current climate.


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