We have the most experienced team of advisers dedicated to private company employee share schemes in the UK. We have been recognised by industry bodies such as ProShare for the quality of our work, winning numerous awards and we hold ISO 9001:2015 certification.
We understand that a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to share plans will rarely meet a client’s objectives and we work in partnership with you every step of the way.
Our team has been involved in the design of Share Incentive Plans (“SIP”) and Enterprise Management Incentives (“EMI”) legislation (and other government sponsored employee share plans) and in commenting on guidance, policy and market practice relating to employee share ownership.
We are true specialists covering every aspect of share scheme advice including tax, company law, trust law, accounting, tax valuations and we offer full trustee and administration services as well. Being true specialists we can easily work alongside your existing advisers.
We are market leader in assisting business owners sell their company to their employees using Employee Ownership Trusts (“EOT”).
Clients of the firm are found in all industry sectors and include both public and private companies together with subsidiaries of UK and overseas listed companies.
We needed to set up a small, straightforward EMI scheme as economically as we could. We chose RM2 from prior experience with them and found them knowledgeable, effective, good value, accessible and friendly.
You have been outstandingly amazing, and we are very grateful for all your help and efforts. Please pass along my thanks to your team.
For us, the journey has been almost perfect in that the timing was ideal. Selling the business would have risked having inexperienced people running the business and unhappy employees. The EOT allows a seamless continuation of the business with the knowledge the employees will be rewarded in due course
As transfers of ownership go, the EOT felt very simple. RM2 held our hands well. It was a relatively painless operation, which meant I could carry on running the business without distraction.
[We] would like to thank you very much for all of the work put into our option scheme - it has worked well, the first time we have been involved in a scheme which actually meant something to the members!
RM2 provided us with excellent support and advice in the formation of an EOT for Shaw healthcare. The team were flexible in their approach and have a wealth of experience in EOT transactions; they continue to provide ongoing advice when needed.
RM2 supported us right through the entire process from inception to registration of the scheme. The RM2 staff were knowledgable and made themselves readily available to answer a number of queries that arose. A second share scheme is being mooted and we shall certainly consider using RM2 again
Thank you for the excellent advice and your super team that patiently plugged award with our EMI scheme which is all in place now
RM2 Partnership have helped us review and improve our option schemes (EMI and USO), giving us the peace of mind that everything is taken care of. We now know that the scheme is correctly communicated to option holders, as well as relevant tax authorities. We now have a programme that's greatly improved and in-line with the best practice. RM2 have been fantastic to work with and we look forward to expanding our scheme with them in the future.
We would not hesitate to recommend RM2. Nigel and his team were there for us throughout the process dealing with questions and concerns promptly and delivering on the timescales they had promised.
A massive thank you to you, and your fabulous team, for a smooth and timely launch. It was expertly managed through and we are really pleased with the result
Without hesitation I would instantly recommend The RM2 Partnership. I still to this day manage to throw the odd spanner at them or ask a question I have asked 10 times before and they continue to manage the Share Incentive Plan and my expectation professionally and pleasantly. It's a fact that people buy people - these people are worth investing in
Thanks for your friendly and professional support in setting up and running our SIP and CSOP. The plans are a great benefit for our staff, and RM2’s online portal makes everything easily accessible for them. We’d happily recommend your team to any company looking to set up and run an employee share plan!
The RM2 Partnership have provided a very professional service to us at ReNeuron, supporting and advising us on all aspects of our share option schemes and helping with the day to day administration. We have always found the team and RM2 to be friendly and approachable, always responding promptly to our queries and requests.
RM2 provided our architectural practice with clear and professional advice throughout our journey to becoming an Employee Ownership Trust. They have done this very patiently from our first tentative steps to completion of the transaction in September 2020, recognising much was new to us and walking us through the decisions, options and steps. Being able to wrap up both business/tax and legal inputs as a one-stop shop for us was a benefit. I would recommend without hesitation.
RM2 was formed in 1991 by Roy MacKenzie as a remuneration management consultancy (hence “RM2”), specialising in profit-related pay, a government-backed scheme to encourage companies to include employees in profit sharing schemes.
In the late 1990s, the two successor owners, Geoffrey Bond and Colin Paterson moved the business into employee share schemes. Colin and Geoff retired in 2011.
In April 2019 RM2 became an employee owned business using the Employee Ownership Trust model.
In the last 28 years, RM2 has helped more than 1,400 clients design and install employee share schemes for UK companies of all shapes and sizes, with many great success stories. As a result, we’re often called upon to provide expert comment or to contribute to policy development by successive governments.
In 2015, we extended our services to help business owners realise value and benefit employees by selling to an Employee Ownership Trust.
We have more years’ experience in advising private company employee share schemes and employee ownership trusts than any other team in the UK.
If you are interested in joining our team please send your CV and a short covering email to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Share Incentives Director
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