We’re running a series of FREE events this Autumn on employee ownership for interested businesses. Please find below details for our forthcoming event.
To book your place at any of our events, register online at www.scottish-enterprise.com/cds-events or call 0300 013 3385.
Sharing ownership: the employee stake
Date: 5 October 2016
Time: 9:30am to 1pm
Duration: 3 hours
Admission fee: Free
Venue: Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, 23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3BH
Eligibility: Open to all Scottish businesses and professional advisers with an interest in employee ownership.
This event explores how to assess and improve employee engagement, and how shares can be used to reinforce and reward employee commitment and contribution.
Engaged employees make for a happier, more productive workforce. Evidence demonstrates that company performance improves when employees have a stake in the firm. Our workshop has been designed to help you improve employee engagement in your company.
Dean Hunter of Hunter Adams and Rodger Cairns of Shepherd & Wedderburn will lead a session on how to create the right scheme for your company and the pitfalls and success factors to consider.
- Ways to assess and improve employee engagement
- How shares can be used to reinforce and reward your employees efforts
Lirrie Craig, a member of Scottish Enterprise’s workplace innovation team, will explain the factors that enhance employee engagement within companies.
Dean Hunter, founder and managing director of Hunter Adams, will talk through why he divested 30% of his shareholding into the hands of employees.
Rodger Cairns, Scotland’s leading expert on share schemes, will explain the variety of options available and how to decide which scheme fits for you. Rodger will also talk about the importance of effective communication to the workforce when launching any kind of share plan.
|9.30am||Registration and coffee|
|10.15am||Achieving employee engagement – Lirrie Craig, Scottish Enterprise|
|10.35am||Giving employees a stake in the business – Dean Hunter, Hunter Adams|
|10.55am||Shares as an engagement tool – Rodger Cairns, Shepherd & Wedderburn|