SME GROW: Equity Incentives & Employee Share Schemes
In this seminar, you'll learn about how equity incentive schemes can boost staff morale and employee retention. You'll also be taken through the key steps you need to be aware of before setting up a scheme as well as how to adminster them.
The three key areas you'll learn from this workshop are:
- Key issues to consider when structuring an employee share plan
- EMI options – the most tax efficient solution for employees right now
- Protecting the founders' tax position and ensuring they stay incentivised
Mark Gearing, Partner, Field Fisher
Mark is a partner in the London office of European law firm Fieldfisher LLP, specialising in equity based remuneration and incentives.
His practice covers the design, implementation, communication and operation of all forms of employee share plan.
Mark advises on the tax, corporate and regulatory
aspects of share plans, and he regularly negotiates share valuations with HM Revenue & Customs in connection with the grant of tax efficient EMI options.
Mark's clients range from start-ups seeking seed capital to larger VC and private equity backed businesses, through to companies listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange. He also advises management teams on buyout transactions and individual sellers and founders on planning for an exit.
8.30am Registration and breakfast
9.00am Welcome and Introduction from The Brew
10.00am Seminar ends – coffee and networking