Esop Star Profiles

June Davenport

June Davenport of Solium, head of EMEA trust and nominee services In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? Attracting and retaining key staff Allowing employees to share in the success of the company Helping align employees with corporate goals and culture How can we widen and deepen the adoption […]

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David Pett

David Pett of Temple Tax Chambers, barrister In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? Structured appropriately, it fulfills the widely-accepted principle that “for so long as an individual invests his or her time and labour, he or she should benefit from the growth in capital value to which they […]

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Charlotte Fleck

Charlotte Fleck of Pett Franklin, solicitor In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? Stories about rising inequality and the UK’s poor productivity growth seem to be all too common in the news. Employee ownership is only part of the solution – but it’s an important one! Employees […]

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Mike Pewton

Mike Pewton , executive director of Solium Global Compliance In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? The main aim of employee share ownership at an all employee level is to bring employees together behind the company. Giving them more of a sense of identity with their company […]

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Anna Watch

Anna Watch of BT, head of executive share plans In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? I think one of the primary purposes employee share ownership serves is employee engagement. Through share ownership employees become far more interested and engaged in the success of the company, […]

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Lynette Jacobs

Lynette Jacobs of Pinsent Masons, partner, head of share plans and incentives In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? By motivating and incentivising employees, building an identity with the company/group for which they work. How can we widen and deepen the adoption and use of employee […]

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Gavin Oldham

Gavin Oldham is chairman of Share plc and The Share Centre. In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? It builds a sense of participation and partnership within a business, encouraging alignment between employees, management and external shareowners. Since responsibility and ownership are closely linked, it also […]

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Stephen Woodhouse

Stephen Woodhouse is a partner at Pett Franklin In what ways does employee share ownership serve a useful purpose? Owning shares in your employer creates a sense of joint interest. It makes people owners and allows a form of partnership for all employee shareholders and the wider investor group. How […]

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