Enterprise - March 2012
Focus on privately owned businesses
As the economic outlook for this quarter remains similar to last, with modest growth expected and the global situation creating opportunity for us if we’re clever; it’s a great time to sit back and take stock.
Often to succeed in business we need to question and challenge the status quo in order to change or develop new ideas. But coming up with the right questions to challenge old methods can be tricky. We hope this issue of Enterprise provides you with some questions to ponder and sheds some light on the plethora of answers out there so you can dare to do business differently.
Matt McKendry a Partner in our Accounting and Advisory practice in Auckland unlocks the secrets to business model innovation. We recap on our 2011 Deloitte Fast 50 go-getters to see who got the most and get up close and personal with 2011 Deloitte Fast 50 and Asia Pacific Technology Fast 500 winner, Ari Sargent of Powershop who shares some insight into how his company challenges and disrupts the market every day.
Auckland Consulting Partner, Grant Frear, shares his opinion on what kiwi businesses, large and small, should be thinking about this year in terms of technology, media and telecommunications trends.
As we approach the beginning of another financial year, it is crucial to forecast and plan to ensure we get the most out of the year. Bridget Musker an Associate Director in the Wellington Accounting and Advisory practice offers up some advice on how we can help you do just that.
We outline the NZTE Capability Development Voucher Scheme, a jointly run initiative by NZTE and regional partners throughout the country which provides funding of up to $5,000 to help you grow your business, and we showcase a business that has taken advantage of the
And finally, we learn how good advice can be critical to ongoing business success.
Do hope you enjoy the read!