12noon: Lunch and Introductions
12.45 pm: Objectives and scene setting
Why are we here?
13.30pm: What is employee ownership?
Overview of Employee Ownership at home and away, the political developments, forms and structures
14.30pm : How does employee ownership really work?
Governance structures and key elements, accountability, role of employee representatives, Trustee/Director/Management relationships
15.30pm: Employee Trusts
Examination of EBTs and EOTs, position in company’s governance and decision making structures, what is the role of trustees.
16.30pm: Assessing Company Performance Part 1
What is strategy? Who owns strategy? How do you know your board is on the right road?How do you measure success?
17.30pm: Recap of day and group work for tomorrow
8.45am: Recap and Objective Assessment
9.15am: Measuring Company Performance Part 2
Key numbers- turnover, profit and cash. Interpreting financial information. Non financial measures of performance
10.30am Option 1 : Share Schemes and SIP Trustees
For companies with SIPs in operation. Review of SIP rules, role of SIP Trustee, Decision making exercises
Option 2: Maximising the Employee Trust
For Trust only companies. Review of EOTs and EBTs, what is collective ownership, EOT distributions
11.30am Ownership Culture
What is it? How do you know you have it? What is employee voice? Combatting apathy and negativity, balancing rights and responsibilities.
1.15pm: How do you know you’re winning?
Recognising, communicating and celebrating success. Rewarding effort and achievement.
2.00pm: Making it Happen
Action planning, prioritising, time management and goal setting.