How to subsidise employee pay-cuts, with shares in your company – quick and easy!

The economic conditions have hit some businesses much harder than others - and many companies are hurting. Lots of businesses are forced to consider making pay-cuts in order to keep the business afloat.  However, as all CEOs, CFOs, Founders and [...]

By |7th, April 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , |0 Comments

It’s a virtual world, and a virtual world needs a virtual raise

These are strange times - there is no doubt about it.   Businesses worldwide have been forced to change that meeting from ‘room T36’  to, well, your living room, The ‘virtual’ meeting, remote working, and laptops on the lap, have become [...]

By |19th, March 2020|Categories: General|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What is an Employee Share Option Plan, and why bother? 

An Employee Share Option Plan (ESOP) is a method of granting equity in a business to an employee over a period of time.  It really is as simple as it sounds - the employee receives options (or rights) to be [...]

By |16th, March 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

Fresh Out of the Oven – ESOP Tax Reviews

You may have seen recent Employee Share Scheme (ESS) chatter in the business press, such as this article in the Australian Financial Review, discussing the upcoming government inquiry into the tax treatment of the schemes.  In general, the federal government [...]

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Bootstrapping vs Capital Raise – What suits your company best?

  So you’ve started a business, and it’s starting to gain some traction. Customers are raving, client lists are building and your product is, well, actually working pretty well! These are all good things, and things that you should [...]

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