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...

As Bill Grossart and John McDonald began to consider their eventual retirement, a chance conversation led to a sale to an Employee Ownership Trust.  Bill and John were the shareholders of leading engineering consultancy, Grossart Associates, providing a design and project management service across...

Leading engineering consultancy now owned by employees

As Bill Grossart and John McDonald began to consider their eventual retirement, a chance conversation led to a sale to an Employee Ownership Trust.  Bill and John were the shareholders of leading engineering consultancy, Grossart Associates, providing a design and project management service across...

Callum and Marion Cameron, owners of Dundee based internet retailer, Buzzbase Ltd, have transferred their shareholding to an Employee Ownership Trust, securing the future of the company for the 8 employees. The husband and wife team started the business in 2012 to supply giftware,...

Buzzbase now owned by the employees

Callum and Marion Cameron, owners of Dundee based internet retailer, Buzzbase Ltd, have transferred their shareholding to an Employee Ownership Trust, securing the future of the company for the 8 employees. The husband and wife team started the business in 2012 to supply giftware,...

Award winning provider, Aspire Housing and Personal Development, is now an employee-owned company.  Owner Peter Millar, transferred 100% of his shareholding to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT), in a move that means that all of the employees are now the owners of Aspire. Peter...

186 New Employee Owners at Glasgow-based Aspire.

Award winning provider, Aspire Housing and Personal Development, is now an employee-owned company.  Owner Peter Millar, transferred 100% of his shareholding to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT), in a move that means that all of the employees are now the owners of Aspire. Peter...