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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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Member profile: Anna Watch of BT

Anna Watch of BT, head of executive share plans In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? I think one of the primary purposes employee share ownership serves is employee engagement. Through share ownership employees become far more interested and engaged in the success of the company, […]

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The Future of Share Schemes

Malcolm Hurlston CBE, chairman of the Esop Centre, and Stephen Woodhouse, partner at Pett Franklin, hosted a Webinar on February 13 2018 to discuss the future of share schemes. They explored numerous topics, including but not limited to; Progress made The International Landscape Brexit Share Schemes and Tax The future of […]

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Member profile: Gavin Oldham of Share Plc

Gavin Oldham is chairman of Share plc and The Share Centre. In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? It builds a sense of participation and partnership within a business, encouraging alignment between employees, management and external shareowners. Since responsibility and ownership are closely linked, it also […]

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