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ifs ProShare Annual Conference speakers confirmed

ifs ProShare, the voice of the employee share ownership industry in the UK, confirmed the full line-up of speakers at its Annual Employee Share Plans Conference at the British Museum on 10th October. Sainsbury’s CEO Justin King will open the conference, which is sponsored by Computershare Plan Managers, followed by speakers from a host of leading companies, including CMS Cameron McKenna, Baker & McKenzie LLP, BT & Equiniti, who are also sponsoring the event. Read more…

£200 million given to UK workers in free shares in 2011, reveals major Employee Share Survey

Just over £200 million (£203,014,435.89) was given to UK workers in free shares last year, according to the annual ifs ProShare Employee Share Survey. A total of 378,497 workers received on average £536.37 each in free shares during 2011. This average was down from £675.98 per employee given to 353,235 employees in 2010. The tax-free shares were given to employees as part of Share Incentive Plans (SIPs), often part of reward and retention packages, up to an annual maximum of £3,000 per employee. Read more…

Baroness Wheatcroft (Patience Wheatcroft) speaks exclusively to ifs ProShare members

ifs ProShare, the voice of the employee share ownership industry, is delighted to announce that the renowned and influential journalist Baroness Wheatroft (Patience Wheatcroft) will be the guest speaker at a Business Breakfast Briefing on 10 May. The event is free and exclusively available to ifs ProShare members. Read more…

Sainsbury's CEO Justin King to address ifs ProShare Annual Conference

ifs ProShare, the voice of the employee share ownership industry in the UK, today confirmed that Sainsbury’s Chief Executive Justin King will be the keynote speaker at their 2012 Conference at the British Museum on 10th October. Read more…

ifs ProShare announce Baroness Patience Wheatcroft as speaker for next Business Breakfast meeting on Thursday 10 May 2012.

We are delighted to confirm that Baroness Patience Wheatcroft has agreed to speak at our next Business Breakfast Briefing on Thursday 10 May 2012 and we would be delighted if you could attend what promises to be an interesting and informative event in a relaxed and welcoming environment. Exclusively for ifs ProShare members and FREE to attend, numbers are strictly limited so please reserve your place now by contacting Louise Moran at lmoran@ifslearning.ac.uk.

ifs ProShare supports recommendations of the OTS review of Approved Employee Share Plans


Employee share ownership savings limits ignored again says ifs ProShare

ifs ProShare, the voice of the employee share plans industry in the UK, today confirmed their disappointment that the Chancellor had again refused to increase the maximum amount of money that workers can save in their share plans. Read more…

Employers and employees to benefit if Chancellor heeds OTS recommendations on employee share plans says ifs ProShare

The Office for Tax Simplification (OTS) today published their much anticipated review of employee share plans in the UK.

Thousands of companies in the UK offer such plans and more than 2 million UK employees are currently saving and investing in an employee share plan. Read more…

Political heavyweights unite in call to raise employee share savings limits

Labour MP Adrian Bailey, Chairman of the powerful Business Innovation & Skills Select Committee has tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) calling on the Government to increase the amount of money employees can save in the popular all-employee share plans known as Save-As-You-Earn (SAYE) and the Share Incentive Plan (SIP). Read more…

ifs ProShare announces Training and Workshop programme for 2012

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A reminder that all ifs ProShare members can advertise Employee Share Plan jobs on our website at no charge


To discuss please contact Louise Moran on LMoran@ifslearning.ac.uk or 020 7444 7141

ifs ProShare welcomes Government backing of employee share ownership

ifs ProShare, the voice of the employee share ownership industry in the UK, has today welcomed the coalition Government's announcement that it will be cutting red tape and reforming the tax system to encourage employee share ownership. Read more…

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