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Director and Co-Founder, SHAPE Australia

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Employee Share Schemes: A Guide for Privately Owned Companies

All sorts of companies are using employee share schemes to attract, retain and motivate key staff. It's not just start-ups and large corporates. 

This guide provides a detailed overview, including:

  • pros and cons of employee share schemes
  • different models used in Australia, including option plans and phantom schemes
  • case studies
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