RM2 are eagerly counting down the days until the EOA Conference 2022 on 3rd and 4th October at the ACC Liverpool.  We are looking forward to enjoying all things employee owned including some really exciting seminars and networking sessions. We hope you will drop by our stand...

RM2 is delighted to welcome Seb Salt as our newest Senior Consultant.  Seb joins our Employee Share Schemes team, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge gained at Deloitte and Wright Hassall. John Dormer, Share Incentives Director commented: “I’m very much looking forward to working with...

RM2 is delighted to welcome John Dormer as our new Share Incentives Director.  John will head up our share schemes team, with Sarah Anderson stepping back as director as John takes up the reins! John brings with him many years of share plans experience, most recently...

Managing any employee share plan or share option plan, and carrying out the administration, can be a huge task which can get on top of your already hectic work life. HMRC requires all plans and relevant events to be registered with them, and it’s all...

Employee ownership offers many benefits for businesses and employees, including helping to attract the best talent to a company, improving employee engagement and boosting staff retention. However, it’s inevitable that some employees will leave at some point, whether to move on with their career, due to retirement or...

There are many good reasons why Employee Ownership, in its various forms, is an increasingly popular business model in the UK. When employees share in the ownership of a business, their interests are aligned with those of shareholders.  This means that employees are more likely...

Let’s go back to basics, and explore the fundamental benefits, potential pitfalls, and overall reasoning behind establishing an employee share scheme. What is a Share Scheme? A share scheme is a way to offer equity-related rewards to employees. By awarding employees with a share of the company,...

RM2 has currently completed share plan annual returns for all our clients, including those who run the Share Incentive Plan (SIP)..  RM2 provides a full administrative and trustee service for private and smaller listed companies that operate this fantastically tax efficient all employee share plane,...

Share plans annual return season is upon us.  RM2 is in the midst of preparing approximately 150 share plan returns for our clients for EMI, SIP, CSOP, SAYE and “Other” (the category that covers all non tax advantaged share plan arrangements such as Growth Shares...

When it comes to employee share plans, the administration that goes into the schemes is very important, but it can also be quite difficult for companies to comprehend and handle. It may be easier to outsource the administration. Below are the reasons why it may...

Employee ownership trusts (EOTs) are becoming increasingly popular across many business sectors. Even the traditionally conservative legal sector (I can say this, because I’m a lawyer!) is starting to embrace this business model pioneered by Aardman Animations and Richer Sounds. Crossland Employment Solicitors recently announced...

The Office for Tax Simplification’s (OTS) most recent report doesn’t just look at tax simplification, but includes policy recommendations relating to capital gains tax (CGT) - an interesting extension of the Treasury’s usual instructions to the OTS. Some of the recommendations, if implemented, could create...

Share plan administration is never easy, even if you are a small company with only a couple of people participating in your plan. This article looks at some of the common problems facing companies who are looking to independently manage their schemes. Who's in charge around...