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Public Sector: Podcast Archive



Public – private partnerships: The changing landscape of infrastructure finance
The political landscape has changed; infrastructure is top of mind now and there is recognition of large infrastructure shortfalls locally and around the world. As a result, new and innovative public-private partnership structures are needed to make projects work.

Bruce Whitfield interviews André Pottas and Greg Barnes on the changing landscape of infrastructure finance, with specific reference to South Africa.
Click here to listen to the podcast

Skills Development
Listen to Sandile Gwala, Director in the Consulting division of deloitte, and Cheryl James CEO of FASSET, being interviewed by Ewald Muller, Senior Executive of Standards at SAICA, on skills development.
The interview highlights the following key points:

  • The three main functions of a SETA
  • Why we need the SETAs
  • The main challenge faced by the SETAs during the current economic downturn
  • The type of work Deloitte has interacted with FASSET on?
  • The milestones FASSET has achieved in the skills development rollout
  • How Deloitte can advise public sector entities
  • The major challenge faced by the public sector
  • The importance of Public-Private Partnerships when it comes to sourcing professional services

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Improving Financial Management in Government
Listen to the latest podcast on “The impact of the economic crisis on South Africa, and the role of the South African government” brought to you by the Public Sector industry team.

In this interview by Erika van der Merwe, journalist from Summit TV, Shamal Sivasanker director at Deloitte Consulting and Landon McMillan senior consultant from the Finance & Economics unit at Deloitte Consulting discuss the following:

  • How the current economic crisis has evolved;
  • How South Africa has faired thus far;
  • What the Public Sector’s role is given the threat of an economic slow-down, and
  • The self-fulfilling prophecy of cost cutting exercises in exacerbating the down-turn.

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Energy Predictions 2010 Podcast
Energy Predictions 2010 is the first in an annual series of predictions reports to be published by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Global Energy & Resources group. These predictions were developed based on in-depth interviews with clients, industry analysts, and the most senior energy practitioners from Deloitte member firms. The report is being released at a time when many economies – both developed and developing – are emerging from one of the deepest global recessions in the last 50 years. Given the number of challenges to be faced by the energy sector in 2010, this particular set of predictions is both timely and insightful.
Click here to listen to the podcast.

Infrastructure development in South Africa
Listen to Andre Pottas and Greg Barnes in the Corporate Finance division at Deloitte, being interviewed by Erika van der Merwe from Summit TV. They discuss the implications of infrastructure development in South Africa.

The interview highlights the following key points:

  • The scale of the planned infrastructure expansions in South Africa
  • Infrastructure expansion and the impact on the economy
  • The impact on infrastructure development on job creation
  • Beyond 2010

 Click here to listen to the podcast

Cybersecurity Podcast
Deloitte is dedicated to working for government to support them in serving the citizens of South Africa through unprecedented efficiency, accessibility, and responsiveness. Our dedicated public sector team is able to develop customised solutions which are sustainable and adaptable to changing requirements over a long period of time.
We hope that you find the content we provide to be enlightening and informative and to aid you in your public sector endeavours.
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The changing face of recruitment in these volatile economic times
Due to the current economic recession, permanent recruitment has taken a back seat making temporary placement a more attractive option. However, companies need to be cautions that they don’t end up in human resource crater when the upturn kicks in and in so doing sabotaging their upturn opportunities. Click here to listen to the podcast.

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