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Employee Ownership - UK survey results 2019 - Succession Plus 1 min read

Nov 28, 2019 | Blog

Employee Ownership – 2019 survey results from UK indicate sector growth

Based on recent research released by The White Rose Employee Ownership Centre, we can start to see some trends emerging in employee ownership. The...
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Nov 27, 2019 | Blog

Employee Share Scheme (ESS) start-up concessions

As the owner of a new start-up business, you want the best staff in your team. But unless you are cashed up, this is...
Employee compensation and employee retention strategy - Succession Plus 3 min read

Nov 25, 2019 | Blog

Compensation as an Employee Retention Strategy

Employees want more than good income, or do they? Recent research indicates that we need to focus more time and effort on the side-benefits of...
exit planning pre-mortem - Succession Plus 3 min read

Nov 20, 2019 | Blog

Exit Planning: Opt for Pre-mortem rather than Post-mortem

We know that 55% of all business exits are via less than favourable circumstances. That is either death, disability, bankruptcy, receivership, liquidation or simply closing...
employee engagement and retention - Succession Plus 2 min read

Nov 18, 2019 | Blog

Low Employee Engagement? These measures will turn it around

When talking with small to medium enterprises (SME) and family business owners, and you ask them about their major concerns, many will express frustrations around...
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Nov 14, 2019 | Blog

How becoming Certified Employee-Owned can benefit your business

Promotion and use of Certified Employee-owned could be a unique marketing strategy to grow sales and premium pricing as well as a new method to...
family business succession issue 3 min read

Nov 12, 2019 | Blog

Should you keep your business in the family?

Why is it that succession in family businesses can be such a difficult issue? Why is it that such a low...
Phantom 2 min read

Nov 4, 2019 | Blog

Phantom Share Schemes – can you have your cake and eat it too?

Business owners often work to have their cake and eat it as well – Phantom Share Schemes are a great example – employees receive...
business adviser for exit and succession planning 2 min read

Oct 24, 2019 | Blog

Should you engage a business adviser for your succession and exit strategy?

Business owners, without a good quality business adviser, are steering the ship blind. Business today is complicated and the number of areas of expertise...
shareholders' agreement 4 min read

Oct 16, 2019 | Blog

Do I really need a Shareholders’ Agreement?

In short, yes. If you own your company jointly with another person, regardless of whether they are your mate, your brother or an investor, you...