Companies will now be able to file their employee share scheme returns online, HM Revenue & Customs has announced. Instead of having to fill in paper forms companies now have the option to send annual information about their Share Incentive Pl More...12 April 2007 10:28
More than 62,000 Lloyds TSB staff are to benefit from a £252m payout at the bank as part of share schemes and cash awarded under bonus schemes. The payout comprises: £40m worth of shares awarded to staff as part of the group’s annual free sha More...30 March 2007 11:30
More than 8,000 supermarket workers are among the Sainsbury's staff set to share in a £23m payout after participating in its employee share ownership scheme. Checkout assistants, store staff and other workers can expect an average payout of £2,87 More...02 March 2007 08:58
Share options, bonuses and other perks account for all but a quarter of executive pay packages, with share incentives worth an average of 60% of salary for chief executives and 29% of salary for senior-level executives (below board level) More...21 February 2007 11:00
Bus and rail operator FirstGroup has announced more than 1,500 of its staff are set to share £4m through gains made in the company’s save as you earn (SAYE) scheme.
Chief executive Moir Lockhead said: "We’re delighted that, as part of their to More...05 February 2007 08:07
Marks and Spencer staff are set to cash in on a £56m bonus bonanza after a dramatic rise in the retailer’s profits.
Nearly 12,000 employees, mostly shopfloor workers, will receive between £1,000 and £45,000 after Marks and Spencer raised it More...08 January 2007 12:00
HBOS claims £67m share bonanza is UK's biggest ever handout to staff.. More...02 August 2006 07:59
Full benefits package would differentiate firms from competitors. More...19 July 2006 09:45
European companies drop share option rewards for CEOs and other executive directors. More...22 June 2006 14:00
Tesco tops other retail staff scheme by giving free shares to 180,000 staff. More...18 May 2006 12:46
More than 900 Argos staff to benefit from share payout. More...18 May 2006 12:43
'Undemocratic' attitude condemned by union. More...09 May 2006 11:16
This book unravels the maze of potential share schemes, enabling those in a finance director role or working within senior HR management to plan for a specialised scheme to try to consolidate retention of a company’s more valued staff More...18 April 2006 00:00
Royal Mail has asked the government to allow it to give postal workers a stake in the company More...03 April 2006 08:00
Organisations should start checking staff share plans to make sure they aren't discriminatory under the proposed age laws, due to come into force this October.
Elizabeth Graves, a pensions and benefits expert at law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer More...08 March 2006 08:00
Staff at Marks & Spencer could pick up an average of £3,500 each after a £40m New Year windfall. More...09 January 2006 11:45
Royal Mail’s plan to give shares to its employees appear to have been blocked by a Conservative Party decision not to back the necessary legislation More...23 November 2005 10:28
Most UK employees are more than twice as likely to join a company share scheme as their European counterparts, research from the Cranet survey of employee financial participation indicates. More...15 November 2005 00:00
Thousands of staff at mobile communications giant Vodafone are to share a £230m windfall this summer. More...31 May 2005 14:00
Business consultants urge employers and employees to examine potential pitfalls of salary sacrifice schemes. More...13 April 2005 07:30