ifs Proshare

ifs ProShare
Employee Share Plans Conference 2011

ifs ProShare’s next annual conference will take place on Wednesday 12 October 2011 at the prestigious British Museum, Great Russell Street, London. Over 250 delegates are expected to attend including members and non-members alike (ifs ProShare members receive discounted delegate fees).

Previous keynote speakers include Sir Michael Rake, BT Chairman (2010) Donald Brydon, Royal Mail Chairman (2009) and Charlie Mayfield, John Lewis Chairman (2008).

Details of the 2011 keynote speaker as well as a full programme for the day will appear here in the summer so please check back for details.


© The Trustees of the British Museum

Details of confirmed sponsors for this year can be seen below.

Major Sponsor

Computershare Plan Managers delivers a full range of employee share plan administration solutions for employees in more than 130 countries for over 500 clients, covering around 1.4 million employee shareholders. Our acquisition of HBOS Employee Equity Solutions in 2010 further consolidates our position as the UK’s leading provider. Tell me more…

When it comes to innovation, Computershare is the clear market leader. In today's commercial environment, effective employee share plans use less paper and utilise the latest technology, which is how our clients win prestigious awards:

  • The Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP) Centre Awards 2010 (Best Employee Share Ownership Plan)
  • Global Equity Organisation (GEO) Awards 2009 (Best Use of Technology and Best Plan Effectiveness)
  • ifs ProShare Awards 2009 (Best Use of Technology and Best New Share Plan)
  • GEO Awards 2008 (Best Use of Technology)
  • ifs ProShare Awards 2007 (Best New Share Plan and Best Use of Technology)
  • GEO Awards 2007 (Best Communications)

As the needs of our clients evolve, so does the service we provide. Our flexible approach allows us to continually improve our solutions in ways that benefit all of our clients, who rely on us to get things right first time, every time. Keeping abreast of our clients’ needs is achieved by regular interaction through interactive online seminars (webinars), training sessions, online demonstrations, client events and more. We do this to guarantee that our services remain relevant and ahead of the competition.

To find out more, please contact

Paul Stoddart
Business Development Manager
Email: paul.stoddart@computershare.com
Tel: +44 (0)207 905 9626
Mob: +44 (0)7836 660 733

Iain Wilson
Client Relationship Director
Email: iain.wilson@computershare.com
Tel: +44 (0)870 703 6257
Mob: +44 (0)7971 627990

Or visit www.computershare.com/planmanagers

Supporting Sponsors

At Capita Share Plan Services we manage share plan offerings for a large number of organisations. With over 20 years of experience we have developed close partnerships with more than 400 clients, ranging in size from 10 to more than 100,000 employees. Tell me more…

Our diverse range of share plans means we can tailor a share plan that is the right fit for your company and your dedicated Relationship Manager will work closely with you and your advisors to devise an approach that maximises employee understanding and participation.

By fully understanding your requirements we are able to adopt a long term strategy in delivering and developing your share plan programme. This is reflected by accolades our clients won at the IFS Pro Share Awards 2010.

Most effective communication of an employee share plan (1,001 – 15,000 employees) – CPP Group

Best employee share plan outcome following a corporate transaction – Petrofac

Best overall performance in fostering employee share ownership (1,001 – 15,000 employees) - Standard Life

Ensuring the highest standard of service delivery is our primary aim. This is achieved through providing our clients with a full and flexible service along with a highly trained, multi-disciplined and experienced team of share plan professionals.

Equiniti are experts in helping companies build strong relationships with their staff through a comprehensive range of employee share plans (ESP), investor, and benefits administration services. Tell me more…

We currently work with over 250 companies, ranging in size from 20 employees to more than 200,000, so can deliver an employee share plan to suit your needs.

‘We strongly believe in the use of equity reward and incentives within all levels of an organisation and are passionate enthusiasts for helping companies achieve this goal’ – Phil Ainsley, Director of Employee Share Plans

We can offer you and your employees a variety of administration and dealing services including:

+ All-employee plans
+ Executive plans
+ Tax approved share plans
+ Global stock plans
+ Discretionary plans
+ International Sharedealing
+ Corporate Sponsored Nominee
+ Trustees

One of the key elements in launching a plan is the design and communication. Our in-house design and communications consultancy service can handle everything from plan concept to design, print and fulfilment both on and offline. We will manage and support all staff communication for your schemes in order to ensure the highest possible participation rates are achieved, year on year.

Our expertise combined with the range of solutions on offer could be the key to your success.

Come and visit our stand number xxx to find out more.

To discuss your plan requirements, contact john.daughtrey@equiniti.com or phone + 44 (0) 1903 698453; to see how our in-house design and communications consultancy could help you, contact jade.jordan@equiniti.com or phone (+44) 1903 698576

Killik Employee Services "KES" is a mainstream provider in the provision of outsourced share plan administration and complementary services to both UK and international employers of all sizes; working with them to deliver tailored administration and technical solutions that fit their objectives, circumstances and budgets. Tell me more…

KES provide outsourced administration for both all-employee and executive share plans or software to companies who wish to administer their plans themselves. To compliment our first class administration service we will seamlessly integrate stockbroking services including a market leading cashless exercise service; low cost share dealing for employees; global nominee facility; wealth management and taxation services; corporate SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension) and workplace financial advice.

Our clients include:

  • BAE Systems
  • British Land
  • Diageo
  • Fidessa
  • Greene King
  • Group 4 Securicor
  • Hammerson
  • Marks and Spencer
  • Pearson
  • WPP

All2gether Better, our collaboration with Yorkshire Building Society Share Plans “YBSSP”, unites the specialisms of world class volume all employee plan administration with the bespoke complexities of executive share plan to deliver comprehensive quality and client focused solutions to clients that want the best for their entire workforce. www.all2getherbetter.com.

Our unique financial education in the workplace product Money in Mind, www.moneyinmind.com, is a tutorial based e-learning website that has been designed to teach personal finance and get its users interested in making better, more informed decisions about their own affairs. To find out more please visit the website.

Exhibiting Sponsors

Baker & McKenzie LLP, a leading global law firm, advises on all aspects of the implementation and operation of UK and international employee share plans. Tell me more…

The London office of Baker & McKenzie has a prominent and growing share plan practice that is able to help clients with all aspects of their share plans. We have extensive experience in both UK-based and international-based share plans. The London practice is part of a leading network of international share plan lawyers; each of our 69 offices in 38 countries has lawyers who are able to help. If you would like to find out more on how Baker & McKenzie LLP can help your company, please contact Jeremy Edwards, the Partner heading up our London Employee Benefits Team, or another senior member of our Employee Benefits Team:

Jeremy Edwards - T: +44 (0) 20 7919 1263, E: jeremy.edwards@bakernet.com
Alasdair Friend - T: +44 (0) 20 7919 1740, E: alasdair.friend@bakernet.com

Wealth Advisory is a bespoke service from Barclays Wealth, focused on entrepreneurs and private clients. Our role is to provide technical expertise and experience to uncover opportunities which will better protect our clients’ wealth through trust structures and insurance solutions. Tell me more…

We will connect our clients with some of the best tax and legal specialists available worldwide and work collaboratively to provide the right solution to meet our clients’ individual needs.

The core elements at the heart of the Wealth Advisory offering are:

  • Succession planning for businesses and investments
  • The transfer of wealth to successive generations
  • Asset protection and the assessments of possible risks to wealth
  • Tax compliance considerations around the world, avoiding traps and pitfalls
  • Cross-border planning

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are a number of sponsorship opportunities available at the conference which will enable you to showcase your company to a receptive audience who have a real interest in employee share plans.

For full details of sponsorship opportunities please click here

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