The number of companies moving to employee ownership is growing quickly. Many company owners are taking this path as a route to ownership succession.
If you are not sure whether this will work for your company take inspiration from the companies below that include architects, designers, manufacturers, retailers, marketing agencies, animators and care homes.
Some Companies we have worked with:
Allen Pyke Associates landscape architects, urban design and planning
Anderson Acoustics acoustics consultancy
Blue Chip Technology design and manufacture computer electronics
Costumes with Character design and production of mascot costumes
David’s Bookshop an independent bookshop
Deeland Limited a specialist cleaning company
Dustscan dust and air quality consultants
Elland Steel Structures Ltd experts in structural steel
Environet market leading Japanese knotweed specialists
Gardner Tackle carp fishing and specialist tackle suppliers
Holland Park Galleries leading London art gallery
Inside Out Architecture a RIBA chartered architecture practice
Kings independent estate agents based in Kent
London Camera Exchange Limited a nation-wide retailer of cameras
Moore Care Group domiciliary care for adult service users with learning disabilities
Myoffers a company connecting consumers with information & offers
Neighbour a design and art direction agency
Pollitt & Partners a creative brand agency based in Covent Garden London
Stanton Williams award winning London based architects
Tenscare Europe’s largest distributor of TENS machines worldwide
The Metal Window Company award winning designers & manufacturers of rooflights
The Mindworks Marketing Company award-winning full-service marketing agency
Tomlinson UK’s largest manufacturer of high-end embossing dies
United Navigation suppliers of navigation solution to shipping worldwide
Woodford Heating and Energy mechanical & electrical building services in London
Other well-known employee owned companies:
Aardman Animation Oscar winning studio, creators of Wallace & Gromit & much more
Richer Sounds retailers of TV, home cinema systems & premium audio
Riverford Organics suppliers of organic fruit & vegetables in a box throughout UK
TipTree producers of jams, conserves, chutneys and much more
And finally probably one of the best known employee-owned companies in the UK.
The John Lewis Group John Lewis & Waitrose stores employee owned for more than 100 years
Robert is someone who can explain sometimes very detailed and complex legal information in a way that was very easy to understandMICHELLE LEGGATT, MANAGING DIRECTOR MINDWORKS MARKETING
The Employee Ownership Manual
Published November 2019 and written by Robert Postlethwaite with Jeremy Gadd, The Employee Ownership Manual is a practical guide and reference book which explains in a comprehensive but approachable manner all the key legal, tax and practical issues that arise for a company becoming owned by its employees.
For more information and how to buy a copy click here
To explore how employee ownership could work for your company, call me on 020 3818 9420.