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Scottish Enterprise Published on 30 Aug 2016 In June 2016, Gavin Stewart sold 80% of his successful lighting and audiovisual business, Black Light Ltd, to the company’s employees. In this

In this five-part series, Carole Leslie, specialist adviser at Scottish Enterprise, gives practical advice on how to set up an employee-owned business. Please rate this Sample rating item

Carole highlights the positive aspects of employee ownership. Part 2 Please rate this Sample rating item

How can employees find the money to buy the company? Practical advice on how to funding. Part 3 Please rate this Sample rating item

Three Types of Employee Ownership Oct 24, 2018 CaroleL No Comments

“There is no one size fits all when it comes to employee ownership,” explains Carole. Part 4 Please rate this Sample rating item

Benefits of Employee Ownership: Oct 24, 2018 CaroleL No Comments

What makes employee-owned businesses different? Carole shares some handy insights. Part 5 Please rate this Sample rating item

How Aquascot became Employee Owned Oct 22, 2018 CaroleL No Comments

Highlands based Aquascot began life in 1987 in what was then the new industry of salmon farming. The founders believed that the customers could be better served by returning to

Ten years on: A decade of employee ownership at Woollard & Henry Oct 22, 2018 CaroleL No Comments

WOOLLARD & HENRY, the Dyce-based engineering firm that manufactures machines for the paper-making industry, yesterday marked ten years of employee ownership. The firm has grown its sales to £5.5 million

Book production firm Palimpsest sells controlling interest to employees Oct 22, 2018 CaroleL No Comments

A SCOTS book production firm that has helped produce dozens of bestsellers has sold a controlling interest to its employees. Falkirk-based Palimpsest Book Production Ltd, which says it is one

Comment How employee ownership can rebuild organisational trust Oct 22, 2018 CaroleL No Comments

In a market driven by customer choice, firms are increasingly recognising that success is reliant on their ability to innovate, incubate and take bold decisions. This environment requires leaders who