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Emily Alston of Baxendale Employee Ownership


Emily Alston of Baxendale Employee Ownership

By , March 16, 2021
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Employee Ownership Consultant Emily Alston from Baxendale joins this week’s episode, discussing her experiences with business transition. Baxendale itself is an employee owned business, being owned by a trust for employee benefit as of 1983. Specialising in business advisory and the transition into employee ownership, Emily’s role focuses on supporting employee-owned businesses post-transition.

Emily’s initial exposure to ESOPs occurred whilst she was Director of SME Mike Stoane Lighting in Edinburgh. As Project Manager, she oversaw the transition to employee ownership, ensuring a seamless transition and working with employee-owners post-transition. Shortly after, she became a Board Member of The Employee Ownership Association (EOA). Emily has continued work with the EOA since joining Baxendale, allowing the extension of her expertise in employee ownership, especially with employee owned businesses.


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Darryl Bates-Brownsword

Darryl Bates-Brownsword

CEO | Succession Plus UK

Darryl is a dynamic, driven Business Mentor and Coach with over 20 years of experience and passion for creating successful outcomes for founder-led businesses. He is a great connector, team builder, problem solver, and inspirer – showing the way through complexity to simplicity.

He has built 2 international multi-million turnover businesses; one now operating in 16 countries. His quick and analytical approach cuts through to the core issues quickly and identifying the context. He challenges the status quo and gets consistent, repeatable and reliable business results.

Originating in Australia, Darryl’s first career was as an Engineer in the Power Industry. Building businesses brought him to the UK in 2003 where he quickly developed a reputation for combining systems thinking with great creativity to get results in challenging situations.

A keen competitive cyclist, he also has a B Eng (Mech) Engineering and an MBA.