• IN BUSINESS WITH BDO

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Australian Business Podcast

In Business with BDO is a podcast series where our experts share insights and expertise on the top issues and topics impacting organisations, and finance-related issues affecting individuals. Our thought leaders across business, advisory, tax and audit delve into strategy, innovation, regulation, ideas and trends to give you the edge.

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Episode 6: What does modern workplace fraud look like in 2021?

Fraud has been, is being, and will always be committed, even as the avenues for theft and what is stolen evolves. We continue to see a vicious circle between opportunities and vulnerabilities being revealed, and internal controls and technological adaptation being implemented to seal the gaps. But as the bad actors get smarter and circumvent the latest protections, the cycle continues.

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Stan Gallo

STAN GALLO
Partner, Forensic Services

QUIN RIJNDERS

QUIN RIJNDERS
Executive Director, Forensic Services, Advisory

Episode 5: Made in Australia: Our manufacturing future

Due to the wide-ranging impact of COVID-19 and geopolitical landscape, Australian manufacturers have found several disruptions demanding a response. Households have changed their spending habits, shifting the economy of supply and demand. Logistical challenges persist, especially regarding delays and breaks in the overseas supply chain, and cyber security vulnerabilities have also arisen due to the increase in remote working. In this episode, BDO’s National Leader, Manufacturing & Wholesale, Ryan Pollett and Executive Director, Digital & Technology Advisory, Kane Stavens discuss emerging challenges and how Australian manufacturers can equip themselves to pivot effectively and adapt and survive in difficult conditions.

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Ryan Pollett

RYAN POLLETT
National Leader, Manufacturing & Wholesale

Kane Stavens

KANE STAVENS
Executive Director, Digital & Technology Advisory

Episode 4: Survival of the fittest: how your business can thrive in the new reality

Companies will have to show courage and take advantage of opportunities, not treading water. In this episode, BDO’s National Leader, Business Restructuring, Andrew Fielding and Partner, Corporate Finance, Adam Myers, explore resilient operational practice as the business landscape continues to change.

With an artificial avalanche of insolvencies anticipated as Australian businesses are weaned from stimulus packages, they must understand their dealers, suppliers and clients. Testing assumptions, understanding key drivers and planning for various scenarios have always been important, and they are now imperative.

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Andrew Fielding

ANDREW FIELDING
National Leader, Business Restructuring

Adam Myers

ADAM MYERS
Partner, Corporate Finance

Episode 3: Using innovation to create opportunity from challenges

In this episode, BDO’s National Leader Business Services, Matt Laming and Head of Strategic Innovation, Tanya Titman, explore how businesses can navigate out of this current uncertainly to get a competitive advantage. The combination of best practice reporting and processes, and less resistance and barriers to innovation is an incredible opportunity for many organisations.

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Tanya Titman

TANYA TITMAN
Head of Strategic Innovation, BDO in Brisbane

Matt Laming

MATT LAMING
National Leader, Business Services

Episode 2: How business culture is evolving in changing times

Culture happens, every business has one – it only becomes a topic of conversation when the culture is not what we want it to be. In this episode we explore the fundamentals of organisational culture; what creates it, how to shift it when it’s no longer productive, and most significantly how to manage it in times of great uncertainty.

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JENINE WATERS

JENINE WATERS
National Leader, People Advisory

JOE OCCHINO

JOE OCCHINO
Associate Director, People Advisory

Episode 1: What happens to your super when you die?

In our first episode, BDO’s National Leader for Superannuation, Paul Rafton, and BDO Self-Managed Super Fund expert, Shirley Schaefer, address how to control what happens to your assets when you die.  As we contend with contemporary asset structures like superannuation, and family groups growing increasingly diverse, in 2020 it takes more than just a Will to get your affairs securely in order.

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PAUL RAFTON

PAUL RAFTON
National Leader, Superannuation

SHIRLEY SCHAEFER

SHIRLEY SCHAEFER
Partner, Superannuation

Disclaimer: The information contained in this podcast is purely factual in nature and does not take into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs. It is provided as an information service only and does not constitute financial product or other professional advice and should not be relied upon as such. Before making any investment or financial decisions you should consider your particular objectives, and financial circumstance or needs. Where information relates to a particular financial product you should obtain and consider the relevant Product Disclosure Statement and obtain advice from a financial adviser before making any decision. If you do require financial advice, please contact the relevant BDO member firms in Australia who will be able to assist you in their capacity as an Australian Financial Services licensee. BDO Australia Ltd and each BDO member firm in Australia, their partners and/or directors, employees and agents do not give any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of information contained in this article nor do they accept or assume any liability or duty of care for any loss arising from any action taken or not taken by anyone in reliance on the information in this publication or for any decision based on it, except in so far as any liability under statute cannot be excluded.