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Selling a business to an Employee Ownership Trust - Edinburgh

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The Law Society of Scotland, Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland and Co-operative Development Scotland will be hosting a roadshow across the country in May and June 2019 entitled ‘Selling a business to an Employee Ownership Trust’.

Join us at our Edinburgh event on 6 June to find out more and discover how a sale to an Employee Ownership Trust could benefit your clients...

There has never been a better time for companies to move to an employee ownership structure. Since September 2014, shareholders have been able to sell a controlling interest in their company to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) for full market value without incurring any capital gains tax liabilities.

The EOT creates an immediate purchaser for a trading company of any size operating in any sector. The EOT will then hold those shares in the company for and behalf of the company’s employees. There are substantial non-tax benefits associated with being owned by an EOT. One of the most important, is the fact that employees have a stake in their company and the greater employee engagement and commitment that results from this. In addition, companies can make tax-free payments to their employees.

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08.30am - Registration & breakfast rolls
09.00am - Welcome and background
09.10am - Campbell Clark, Blackadders
09.35am - Simon Poole, Jerba Campervans
10.00am - Q&A
10.30am - Close

Attend this workshop to find out more and discover how a sale to an Employee Ownership Trust could benefit your clients.

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