Share Schemes for Key Employees

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An overview of some of the most common kinds of share scheme for key employees

If you want to establish a share ownership scheme for your key employees, we can help you work out an approach that aligns with your business and other objectives.

In this video Robert outlines the main approaches to creating a share scheme for key employees.

  • EMI (Enterprise Management Incentive)
  • CSOP (Company Share Option Plan)
  • Unapproved options e.g. share purchase

Here are some of the main alternative share schemes for key employees.

EMI options
Company Share Option Plan (CSOP) options
Unapproved options (and long term incentive plans)
Growth shares
Other arrangements

The following provides an at-a-glance comparison of the main kinds of employee share scheme:
Share guide

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

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