Employee Ownership

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About employee ownership

A company can be treated as “employee-owned” where the whole, or a majority, or a significant part of it is owned by, or on behalf of, its employees.

Employee ownership can be direct (by means of shares held by employees individually) or indirect (by means of a trust arrangement) or a hybrid including elements of both varieties. In this section, you will find information on employee-owned companies and different ways in which they can be structured.

In this short video Robert outlines what it means to be an employee owned company.

Issues covered include;

  • The performance of employee owned companies
  • The different possible approaches
  • Current tax advantages of going employee owned

Guide to becoming an employee-owned company

Trust employee ownership

Individual employee ownership

Hybrid employee ownership

If you would like to explore how employee ownership might be introduced in your company, please contact us for an initial discussion.

We are happy to meet at our offices without charge or commitment and will be very pleased to hear from you.