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Public Policy Updates

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  • ifs ProShare letter to HMRC re: withdrawal of ‘informal’ valuation services by SAV

  • ProShare meet with policymakers to push for legislative changes (23/9/15)

  • Companies must register their share schemes NOW! (18/5/2015)

  • Special purpose share schemes (18/3/15)

  • Only 350 companies operating "employee shareholder" status (2/3/15)

  • Budget 2015 (11/02/15)

  • European Commission aims to increase employee share ownership (10/2/15)

  • Hunt Review contains recommentations for employee share ownership (15/01/15)

  • HMRC consultation relating to internationally mobile employees (28/07/14)

  • Public consultation opens for a new employee shareholding vehicle (17/07/14)

  • Share scheme legislation relating to self certification and changes relating to internationally mobile employees finalised (02/07/14)

  • Treasury urged to increase savings limit in line with inflation (13/02/14)

  • MPs from all parties commend ifs ProShare for savings limits campaign (17/01/14)

  • Victory for ifs ProShare campaign as Chancellor confirms big increases in employee share scheme limits (05/12/13)

  • ifs ProShare submit 2014 Budget submission to HM Treasury (25/11/13)

  • Royal Mail privatisation to take place within weeks (12/09/13)

  • ifs ProShare welcomes share scheme for Royal Mail (10/07/13)

  • New shares for rights scheme finally becomes law (25/04/2013)

  • Lords reject shares for rights plans for a second time (23/4/2013)

  • Government pushes ahead with divisive employee shareholder plans (16/4/2013)

  • MPs urged to vote against party line in interests of British business (15/04/2013)

  • Government confirm Royal Mail sale and shares for employees (22/03/2013)

  • House of Lords rejection of Government "employee shareholder" plans hailed by ifs ProShare (21/03/2013)

  • OTS publishes final report on unapproved share plans (16/01/2013)

  • Government consider ifs ProShare and EOA request to change the name of new "employee owner" status (06/12/2012)

  • Labour calls for increased savings limits rejected by HM Treasury (3/12/2012)

  • Senior Conservative MP asks Government to raise SAYE savings limits (29/11/2012)

  • ifs ProShare & Employee Ownership Association join forces on "employee owner" proposals (29/11/2012)

  • ifs ProShare respond to BIS consultation on new "employee owner status" (07/11/2012)

  • BIS & HM Treasury jointly announce new employee contract exempt from CGT (08/10/2012)

  • Liberal Democrats adopt new employee share ownership policies (24/09/2012)

  • Loughborough University research (20/09/2012)

  • Parliamentary reception marks 20th anniversary of ifs ProShare (03/09/2012)

  • ifs ProShare welcome establishment of new Institute for Employee Ownership (04/07/2012)

  • "Employee share schemes should be expanded" says Baroness Wheatcroft (16/05/2012)

  • ifs ProShare appear before APPG on Employee Ownership (15/05/2012)

  • MP says share plan savings limits neglected "for donkey's years" (22/03/2012)

  • Government to review employee ownership (21/03/2012)

  • Chancellor grilled about share plan savings limits (06/03/2012)

  • Big beasts of political world join forces on share plan savings limits (27/01/2012)

  • ifs ProShare appear before Liberal Democrat policy committee (19/01/2012)

  • 2012 Budget Submission (01/10/2011)

  • ifs ProShare secure post on Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) Consultative Committee (26/08/2011)

  • Royal Mail privatisation - impact assessment published (11/08/2011)

  • ifs ProShare Submission to European Commission Consultation on Corporate Governance (01/07/2011)

  • ifs ProShare Submission to ESMA on the EU Prospectus Directive (01/04/2011)

  • PAYE and the OT code (01/04/2011)

  • Disguised Remuneration (09/02/2011)

  • Draft Legislation of the Finance Bill 2011 (09/12/2010)

  • Evidence for Postal Services Bill (01/11/2010)

Our Gold Members

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Gold Members
BT Killik Employee Services

  • Computershare is a global leader in share registration, employee share plans, proxy solicitation and other specialised services.

  • BT Gold Member

    BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions and services operating in 170 countries.

  • Equiniti

    Equiniti is the market leader in the provision of employee share plans (ESP) and share registration.

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    Equatex is a proven leader in delivering global compensation plan management solutions. Our trusted experts are passionate and committed to making our clients’ compensations plans successful by offering the most innovative end-to-end platform and best-in-class solutions in the industry.

    Equatex works with 200 companies worldwide and connects with over 1.5 million of their employees. We serve clients across all major industries, from industrial, financial services, healthcare, pharmaceuticals to energy and IT.

    For nearly two decades Equatex has delivered excellence in executive and all-employee compensation plan administration, from implementation to distribution, reporting and expiry of the plans. And thanks to our global experts and offices in major financial hubs, we can navigate the complexities of local tax and the regulatory implications of international plans.

    By using world-class cloud technology, our products and services are tailored to our clients’ compensation goals and the plan participants’ needs. With the launch of a next-generation user experience in our trusted platform EquatePlus in 2016, we are redefining the way plan participants interact with their compensation and share participation schemes. The platform, together with our mobile application and market leading reporting capabilities, enables global companies to deliver effective and engaging compensation schemes across borders, languages and currencies.

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    YBS Share Plans is part of Yorkshire Building Society, providing share plan services since 1980, building trusted relationships with the business community.

  • Barclays have been providing administration services for employee stock plans for over 25 years.

  • Equatex
  • KPMG
  • Link Asset Services