Colin Kendon is head of employee incentives and benefits at Bird & Bird.
Over 10,000 SMEs now use Enterprise Management Incentives (EMI) – the tax-advantaged employee share scheme for fast growing businesses – according to an Esop Centre estimate based on the latest HMRC employee share scheme statistics.
The tough third quarter for the stock market in 2015 took its toll on shares qualifying for the Esop Index (the FTSE-calculated Employee Ownership Index) which was down by 4.6 percent over the three months from July to September.
Rasmus, managing associate of employment and incentives at Linklaters, recently joined the Centre’s Steering Committee.
HMRC today issued an update on the ERS online service, the employee share schemes self-registration system, amongst concerns about the number of outstanding returns.
Patrick recently left The Investment Association after a career of over 15 years and is currently an Independent specialist on executive remuneration issues.
Isobel Evans is a director in human capital at EY.
The Esop index (FTSE-calculated UK Employee Ownership Index) surged ahead of the FTSE All-Share in the half year ending June 30 2015.