A Guide to Employee Share Schemes
- Price: £3.60
- Published: August 2015
- Type: Business Information Factsheet
- Format: PDF
Employee share schemes provide benefits to employees of a company in the form of shares or options to purchase shares in the company. By owning shares in the company, employees can gain financially when the company performs well, through the payment of dividends or via capital growth.
This factsheet covers the different types of employee share schemes available, the advantages and disadvantages of each and the practical issues involved in setting up an employee share scheme.