16 May 2019
Leading hi-fi and TV retail specialists Richer Sounds has transitioned the company to employee ownership. Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM advised the company on the complex legal and tax implications involved in the process.
14 November 2018
When exploring options for a sale, typically business owners are aware of the trade sale, private equity sale or IPO routes. In this article, James Wild explores the lesser known route, employee ownership, and the benefits this can bring to a business.
20 April 2018
The deadline for employers to file their annual 'employment-related securities' (ERS) returns for the 2017/18 tax year is fast approaching. Read more to find out if you have properly registered you share schemes and ERS events.
04 July 2017
The latest statistics on the take-up of employee share schemes suggests that the number of tax-advantaged plans has dropped since 2014. Why is this and does it reflect a longer-term decline in the popularity of employee ownership?
07 June 2016
Recent reports in the national press suggesting that the Government is withdrawing its support from the ‘John Lewis’ model of employee ownership are vastly overstated, but further cuts to the services offered by HMRC to such businesses could inhibit further growth in the sector.
25 May 2016
Since the Apprenticeship Levy was first announced in the Summer Budget of 2015, a number of trade bodies including the CBI and the EEF have called for a re-think. But with no sign of a Government U-turn, businesses must now plan ahead.
12 May 2016
Ready to retire but not sure how to find a purchaser to look after what you have built up? Have a look at employee ownership.
01 April 2016
Our legal team advise on employment, private client, LLP structures and corporate matters.
17 February 2016
Do you want to motivate or reward staff with ‘sweat equity’ or some ‘skin in the game’, but don’t qualify? Or limits on potential rewards are too low for a statutory share plan?