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?

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!)

EIS and EMI – Whaaaat?!!!

I don’t know if there’s something in the water around here right now but I seem to spending a huge proportion of my time advising clients on either: the benefits (and potential pitfalls!) of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) aimed at tax efficient investments into fledgling fast growth companies and rewarding employees under an approved … Read moreEIS and EMI – Whaaaat?!!!