ifs Proshare

2007

2007

Date Release
13/12/07 Chancellor delays Capital Gains Tax decision until New Year
Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling today said he is still considering consultations with various parties on the government’s plans for a new capital gains tax regime and will therefore not publish his revised plans until the New Year.
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26/11/07 Treasury Select Committee report
ifs ProShare, a not for profit organisation which supports employee share ownership, has welcomed today’s Treasury Select Committee report into Alistair Darling’s first Pre-Budget Report.
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21/11/07 ifs ProShare Awards
ifs ProShare, a not for profit organisation concerned with the issues of employee share ownership and financial education in the workplace, held their 15th annual employee share ownership awards in Covent Garden, London last night.
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08/11/07 272,000 employee shareholders could face increased CGT bill
ifs ProShare, the not-for-profit organisation that supports employee share ownership, today met with Treasury officials to express the views of the employee share plans industry, to provide evidence of the negative impact that capital gains tax (CGT) changes may have on many hardworking employees and to discuss possible solutions.
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10/10/07 Effects of CGT simplification
ifs ProShare, a not for profit organisation that seeks to promote the benefits of employee share ownership, today expressed concern at the potentially unintended consequences of the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) simplification announced by the Chancellor in yesterday's Pre-Budget Report.
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01/10/07 Lembit Öpik MP gives strong support for employee share ownership
Lembit Öpik MP, the Liberal Democrats' Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, said the Liberal Democrats strongly support employee share ownership but said work was still needed "...to adjust the culture of some businesses in the UK who are not used to sharing the rewards of success."
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01/09/07 Interest rates rise for Employee Share Schemes
ifs ProShare, a not for profit organisation concerned with the promotion of employee share ownership, has welcomed the Treasury's decision to increase the interest rates payable on Save As You Earn (SAYE) Sharesave Schemes.
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30/08/07 Lembit Öpik MP to address Employee Share Ownership conference
Lembit Öpik MP has today been confirmed as the guest speaker at the annual ifs ProShare conference on September 27 2007.
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19/06/07 ifs ProShare UK Share Plan Survey Results
ifs ProShare released the results of their annual SIP (Share Incentive Plan) and SAYE (Save As You Earn) earlier this week.
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06/04/07 Share Scheme Returns to be submitted online
Share Scheme returns to HM Revenue & Customs can be submitted online from today.
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30/03/07 Free shares in Aviva for Norwich Union Employees
Norwich Union staff have been offered up to £3,000 worth of free shares in parent company Aviva, which are held in trust for five years.
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20/03/07 All Party Parliamentary Group on Insurance & Financial Services
ifs ProShare today gave a presentation to the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Insurance & Financial Services on the benefits of Employee Share Ownership (ESO).
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02/03/07 ifs ProShare Gold Members Give Cash Boost to Charities
An event at BT Tower earlier this week saw ifs ProShare Gold Members BT, HBOS and Lloyds TSB give cheques totalling £45,000 to a number of charities.
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01/03/07 Sainsbury's £23m SAYE Payout
Supermarket J Sainsbury today announced that over 8,0000 employees are to share around £23m as a result of participating in the company's Employee Share Ownership Scheme.
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28/02/07 HBOS Employees Benefit from Share Ownership Schemes
ifs ProShare has praised HBOS for today confirming that 50,000 of their employees will share gains of almost £210 million.
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13/02/07 ifs ProShare Celebrate Excellence
ifs ProShare recently held an event to "Celebrate Excellence" in the world of Employee Share Ownership and Financial Education in the Workplace.
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09/02/07 £150m SAYE Payout for Tesco Staff
ifs ProShare today welcomed the fact 50,000 employees at Tesco are to receive thousands of pounds as a result of saving through a Save As You Earn (SAYE) share plan.
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05/02/07 £4m FirstGroup Share Scheme Payout
ifs ProShare today praised bus and rail company FirstGroup for offering their employees the opportunity to have a stake in the company through an employee share scheme.
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01/02/07 ifs ProShare Welcome Steelworker Staff Share Profits
At least 7,000 Corus Steel workers will get payouts averaging more than £6,000 each as a result of being in the Corus sharesave scheme.
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25/01/07 ifs ProShare Respond to Royal Mail Developments
Yesterday the Secretary of State for Trade £ Industry, Alistair Darling MP, told the Trade £ Industry Select Committee that he could not agree to an employee share-ownership scheme for Royal Mail.
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23/01/07 ifs ProShare Welcome Change in Accounting Rules
The Accounting Standards Board (ASB) today published an updated version of the Financial Reporting Standard for Smaller Entities (FRSSE).
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