Articles by: Esop Centre

June Davenport

June Davenport of Solium, head of EMEA trust and nominee services In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? Attracting and retaining key staff Allowing employees to share in the success of the company Helping align employees with corporate goals and culture How can we widen and deepen the adoption […]

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Worked Example Agreed With HMRC

An important phase in collaboration between HMRC and the employee share scheme sector was marked today (July 9) with the publication of the first jointly agreed worked example on the website of the Esop Centre. The Centre hosts WEG – the Employee Shares Worked Examples Group – whose members include […]

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David Pett

David Pett of Temple Tax Chambers, barrister In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? Structured appropriately, it fulfills the widely-accepted principle that “for so long as an individual invests his or her time and labour, he or she should benefit from the growth in capital value to which they […]

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Charlotte Fleck

Charlotte Fleck of Pett Franklin, solicitor In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? Stories about rising inequality and the UK’s poor productivity growth seem to be all too common in the news. Employee ownership is only part of the solution – but it’s an important one! Employees […]

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Mike Pewton

Mike Pewton , executive director of Solium Global Compliance In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? The main aim of employee share ownership at an all employee level is to bring employees together behind the company. Giving them more of a sense of identity with their company […]

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EMI “Tax Benefits May Be Secured Within Weeks”

The Employee Share Ownership Centre (Esop) Centre announced today that the European Commission is likely to renew approval for Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) options within weeks. EU State Aid approval for the EMI scheme needs to be renewed, following its expiration on April 6, but HMRC announced on April 4 […]

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