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Craig West

Craig West is founder and CEO of Succession Plus, Australia’s largest business succession and exit planning firm providing advice to mid-market business owners looking to prepare their business for a successful exit. An accountant by background with 25-years of experience, Craig is passionate about encouraging business owners to think strategically and maximise the value of their business. His proprietary Employee Share Ownership Plan structure has twice won Employee Ownership Australia’s ESOP of the Year Award. He hosts a podcast, Mid-Market Matters, which focusses on helping medium-sized businesses reach the next level of success.

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Could an Employee Share Scheme be the answer to your staffing woes? 

Offering employees a share scheme makes them more engaged and interested in a company’s performance, growth and longer-t...

A fair share

In smaller businesses, which are typically heavily reliant on key people, having access to a tool that can effectively a...
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New ESOP recommendations remove barriers for small business

An ESOP allows employees to own a share of the company they work for and can be suitable for both private and public com...