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Useful Resources

Employee Share Schemes Manual

Edited by David Pett at Pinsent Masons, provides specialist guidance for share scheme advisors and practitioners. It is a comprehensive reference source covering the merits of the different types of schemes, the complex laws and regulations to which they must adhere and the all-important tax considerations. Employee Share Schemes is in loose-leaf format to allow regular updates. It includes valuable checklists and helpful precedents as well as providing concise explanations of all the relevant company law and financial services regulations and identifying worthwhile tax planning opportunities.

Call +44 (0) 20 7449 1111 to order your copy or buy online.

Financial Education in the Workplace: CIPD Guide

Examines what a financial education programme should contain and how best to deliver it to the workforce. It is a guide to help HR and reward professionals evaluate the case for financial education in their own workplace.

Download the guide from the CIPD website.

Incentives – Premium online reference service

Is designed for practitioners or in-house advisers dealing with employee and executive share schemes and other non-pension benefits, providing practical know-how and current awareness on the legal, tax, accounting, corporate governance, international and market practice aspects of share schemes.

Practical Law Company (PLC) is the leading provider of know-how for business lawyers with a range of premium web services through, each comprising a core of continually maintained practice notes and standard documents with detailed drafting notes, as well as high-quality email updates with practical analysis.

For further information about PLC Incentives, please click here. To register for a free trial of PLC Incentives or any of PLC's web services please call + 44 (0) 20 7202 1211

Tapestry Compliance/ICSA Certificate in Employee Share Plans

The UK's ICSA Certificate in Employee Share Plan Course is the only professionally recognised qualification for share plan professionals working with UK share plans. Through this course participants will develop strong commercial and regulatory awareness for share plans operating in the UK, as well as excellent networking opportunities and opportunities to continue learning through alumni activities.

More details are available on the Tapestry Compliance website: or by contacting Janet Cooper at or (+44) 7889 999051.

Transactions: Share Incentives for Employees

Alan Judes at Strategic Remuneration, describes the range of employee share schemes available in the United Kingdom and explains how to use them in practice. It looks at the background and framework of employee share schemes, and then gives detailed practical advice, often by reference to case studies and cash flow examples. The considerations of company law, Stock Exchanges listing requirements, institutional investors and the Inland Revenue are all covered.

Written to reflect how work is done in practice, this work uses examples, checklists, and case studies drawn from real life transactions and provides tax planning tips - making it a highly practical guide to the tax considerations of share incentives for employees.

Call +44 (0) 20 7449 1111 to order your copy.


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