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Deloitte Growth Enterprise Services

Deloitte South Africa’s Corporate Finance team offers clients 'one point of call’ encompassing every aspect of a transaction. Together with other Deloitte services such as Tax, Consulting and Legal, we provide a comprehensive solution to clients using best practice and our global and local network.

Is your company a growing enterprise, with unique needs that demand an agile response? At Deloitte, we are committed to supporting companies like yours through our partnering approach, supporting you with experienced professionals who deliver relevant services tailored to your specific needs.

What are your views on being an entrepreneur in the Western Cape?

We are inviting ambitious start-ups and established entrepreneurs to share their views in our survey. It will take about ten minutes to complete and the platform is mobile-friendly, for your convenience.

There are many questions to be answered before starting a new venture or designing a bold growth strategy. To help answer some of these questions, we will be randomly selecting two respondents to each receive an innovative market research package to the value of R25 000, delivered by one of our region’s most recent start-up success stories.

Western Cape Funding Fair

Exploring Strategic Risk

Business executives around the world say their understanding of the universe of strategic risk is changing. Here’s how.

A South African context Top executives say their view of strategic risk is changing

Hidden losses

Most business leaders are familiar with the ironic business aphorism, “Sell at a loss and make it up in volume!” Its dark humor comes in the recognition that when you sell at a loss, big volume only drives bigger losses. It turns into a death spiral.

Making risky growth choices

Risk aversion may limit mid-market firms’ upside growth by biasing investment choices towards conservative alternatives. More importantly, aversion to risk may prevent many attractive growth alternatives from even being considered.

All growth is not created equal

Ask yourself two important questions about top line revenue numbers to reveal key differences in quality of growth.

Thinking about growth in a highly uncertain environment?

Most every company seeks to improve its financial results, whether in the form of higher profitability, stronger growth, or some other measure. This quest for better business performance is a kind of journey: This is the first in a series of articles that will equip you with the maps, navigational instruments, and successful exemplars to guide your own journey to superior financial results.

Analyze, discuss, and act.

The journey to improved financial performance

Most every company seeks to improve its financial results, whether in the form of higher profitability, stronger growth, or some other measure. This quest for better business performance is a kind of journey: This is the first in a series of articles that will equip you with the maps, navigational instruments, and successful exemplars to guide your own journey to superior financial results.

Technology in the mid-market

From April 28, 2014 to May 29, 2014, a Deloitte survey of mid-market companies was conducted by OnResearch, a market research firm. The survey examined technology trends taking place in this market segment to determine the role and value that technology plays and how it influences business decisions. The full survey results are included in this report; some percentages in the charts may not add to 100 percent due to rounding, or for questions where survey participants had the option to choose multiple responses.

Perspectives and priorities

Entrepreneurship UK 2013/14

Entrepreneurship UK 2013/14

In this year’s survey 429 of the UK’s entrepreneurs told
us that, for them, the tide has turned. No longer are they
playing the survival game, hoarding whatever cash they
can, and waiting for the good times to return. Finally, they
are riding the wave of good performance and promising
outlook.

Entering a brave new world
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