An introduction to employee share schemes

An introduction to employee share schemes

Webinar: Thursday 18 July 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM GMT 

Are you a founder or entrepreneur of a small to medium sized business considering incentivising your employees with an employee share scheme?

Employee share schemes are a great way for companies to attract and retain employees and to reward and incentivise them by aligning their interests with those of their shareholders, with the most common being EMI share options. However, that’s not the only route for you. In this webinar, we explain more about employee share schemes and the many benefits that come with implementing them. 

Samantha Lenox, Head of Employee Share Schemes and Ian Fraser, Employee Share Schemes Partner, both have over 55 years’ combined experience supporting businesses with their employee and management incentive arrangements. They will cover the main types of company share plans, examining the qualifying criteria and scheme structure. This will provide you with a solid understanding of the available options.

Sam and Ian will cover:

  • Employee share schemes - what they are and what they are for
  • Benefits of the scheme
  • What are the key considerations of introducing and running the scheme?
  • How do you structure a scheme?
  • What are the tax consequences?
  • How do you communicate the scheme and engage workforce?
  • What does success look like?

This webinar will help founders and entrepreneurs of SMEs understand the benefits of employee share schemes for your business and employees. We will also talk about how to structure a scheme, the tax consequences and communication with your workforce to ensure your scheme’s success. 

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