Has your company missed out on EMI too?

Enterprise Management Incentive share option schemes (or ‘EMI’ for short) have long been a useful tool for entrepreneurial fast growing companies that wish to both tie-in key employees and incentivise them tax efficiently with the promise of jam tomorrow in the form of a slice of the share equity. The peculiar thing as evidenced from … Read moreHas your company missed out on EMI too?

EMI share option employee limit goes up to £250,000

Enterprise Management Incentive Schemes (EMI) are a great way of tax efficiently tying in and incentivising key employees within a fast growth SME company. One of the limitations on EMI schemes has been that each employee could only receive entitlement to shares worth up to £120,000. This is all set to change with effect from 16 June 2012 when … Read moreEMI share option employee limit goes up to £250,000

10 Benefits of an EMI Option Scheme for Your Business

I have just set up an Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) Option Scheme for a (very happy) client and I have a number of others to set up over the coming weeks. At a time when cash is tight, EMI option schemes are a cost effective and tax efficient way of incentivising key employees. Here are … Read more10 Benefits of an EMI Option Scheme for Your Business

How to give your key employees a Hester bonus (without the flack!)

Whilst Stephen Hester, chief exec of RBS, did the right thing and waived his entitlement to his £1m bonus, how would you like the opportunity to reward your key employees with the potential for significant future windfalls without any flack (in fact, more likely with a whole heap of praise from your happy employees!)? Mr Hester’s ‘bonus’ was actually in the form of a … Read moreHow to give your key employees a Hester bonus (without the flack!)