Lynette Jacobs of Pinsent Masons, partner, head of share plans and incentives
By motivating and incentivising employees, building an identity with the company/group for which they work.
“Share the message” – from employers and also employee participants who can testify to the positive effects it has had for/on them.
As above, speak to people with direct experience of employee share ownership. From an employer’s/company's perspective, if they are apprehensive about the concept, adequate protections can be built in, e.g. exit only options or provisions in a private company’s articles of association requiring employee shareholders to sell their shares if they leave the business.
EMI options, allowing flexible option grants on a generous tax-advantaged basis to employees at all levels in a company.
Following on from the above, amendment of the EMI legislation to open up EMI to the many PE backed companies which are currently precluded from using it.
Because it is a good thing!
Its engendering of sharing information about employee share ownership by and between all those involved and interested in it - whether companies, advisers, administrators or trustees.
None – you are great as you are!
Relaxing with my family and friends, uninterrupted by emails!
Friendly and honest – I would hope that others agree!
Bringing up three children who all now live independent, satisfying lives.
My husband, for his ability always to see the positive in life.
My four grandparents who, as Jews, made the brave decision to leave Europe (Germany and Czechoslovakia (as it then was), respectively) in the build up to the Second World War and made new lives for themselves in England, saving their lives and the lives of their children and so allowing my siblings and me to be born.