Arbroath based designer and manufacturer of industrial automation and process control systems, Finesse Control Systems, became Scotland’s latest employee-owned business. The successful electrical & mechanical engineering company supplies to a diverse range of sectors including oil and gas, marine, nuclear & renewable energy, utilities,...

Finesse Control Systems is now employee-owned!

Arbroath based designer and manufacturer of industrial automation and process control systems, Finesse Control Systems, became Scotland’s latest employee-owned business. The successful electrical & mechanical engineering company supplies to a diverse range of sectors including oil and gas, marine, nuclear & renewable energy, utilities,...

It was a real privilege to support Shore Group in their move to employee ownership. The Leith based firm has a world-wide reputation for the design of ground-breaking medical and pharmaceutical devices that deliver improved outcomes for patients. The company began in 2003 and...

Shore is now employee-owned!

It was a real privilege to support Shore Group in their move to employee ownership. The Leith based firm has a world-wide reputation for the design of ground-breaking medical and pharmaceutical devices that deliver improved outcomes for patients. The company began in 2003 and...

The “equality principle” is built in to the employee ownership legislation: it means that all qualifying employees (beneficiaries) must be treated equitably. Note that equitably does in fact not mean equally: it means fairly. Thus distributions from an employee ownership trust can be made...

Enterprise Management Incentives Explored

The “equality principle” is built in to the employee ownership legislation: it means that all qualifying employees (beneficiaries) must be treated equitably. Note that equitably does in fact not mean equally: it means fairly. Thus distributions from an employee ownership trust can be made...

Ownership Associates UK carried out a survey to find out how Scotland’s employee owned businesses were coping with the challenges of the Covid crisis.  You can read the full survey here: OAUK Covid19 Survey Jun 20. On this EO Day I thought it might be...

Employee Ownership is the Answer!

Ownership Associates UK carried out a survey to find out how Scotland’s employee owned businesses were coping with the challenges of the Covid crisis.  You can read the full survey here: OAUK Covid19 Survey Jun 20. On this EO Day I thought it might be...

I’ve worked through several recessions and I believe this will be the toughest yet.  I’m speaking to companies on a daily basis who are facing unprecedented challenges.  The impact of COVID19 was as rapid as it was unexpected. Coming as it did after several...

When the going gets tough….

I’ve worked through several recessions and I believe this will be the toughest yet.  I’m speaking to companies on a daily basis who are facing unprecedented challenges.  The impact of COVID19 was as rapid as it was unexpected. Coming as it did after several...

Tricore, an Aberdeen-based industrial drill bit engineering firm has become the latest company to move to employee ownership with support from Ownership Associates UK. Tricore provide refurbishment for new and used roller cone drill bits which are used within the oil and gas, construction,...

Tricore now in employee ownership

Tricore, an Aberdeen-based industrial drill bit engineering firm has become the latest company to move to employee ownership with support from Ownership Associates UK. Tricore provide refurbishment for new and used roller cone drill bits which are used within the oil and gas, construction,...

OAUK are proud to report that we supported ten companies into employee ownership in 2019. A flurry of activity towards the end of 2018, including the Priory Hotel, and 2020 Project Management, meant it was April before we saw the first transition of the...

Eleven Transitions in 2019!

OAUK are proud to report that we supported ten companies into employee ownership in 2019. A flurry of activity towards the end of 2018, including the Priory Hotel, and 2020 Project Management, meant it was April before we saw the first transition of the...

Ownership Associates UK are delighted to have supported international IT support provider, Exmos in their move to employee ownership.  Exmos founder, Gordon Coulter, decided to sell a 60% stake to an Employee Ownership Trust as a way to reward the loyal team, and preserve...

Leading IT business, Exmos, now owned by its employees

Ownership Associates UK are delighted to have supported international IT support provider, Exmos in their move to employee ownership.  Exmos founder, Gordon Coulter, decided to sell a 60% stake to an Employee Ownership Trust as a way to reward the loyal team, and preserve...

  William Sinclair has owned and led Safedem for over 25 years, building the business up to a turnover of £15m, working hard to maintain the “family” ethos.  It’s a company known for its professionalism and quality service, having been twice named as World...

World renowned Dundee demolition firm now in employee ownership.

  William Sinclair has owned and led Safedem for over 25 years, building the business up to a turnover of £15m, working hard to maintain the “family” ethos.  It’s a company known for its professionalism and quality service, having been twice named as World...