17 episodes

A series of podcasts about Employee Ownership produced by Co-operative Development Scotland in association with Scottish enterprise and Highland and Islands Scotland.

The podcasts will cover a range of issues around businesses becoming employee owned. We hear from businesses that have become employee owned and from businesses that are in the process of transitioning to employee ownership.

We will also hear from professional advisors who specialise in employee ownership.

These podcasts are intended to be a useful resource for business owners who are considering their succession planning and how they will exit their business.

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A series of podcasts about Employee Ownership produced by Co-operative Development Scotland in association with Scottish enterprise and Highland and Islands Scotland.

The podcasts will cover a range of issues around businesses becoming employee owned. We hear from businesses that have become employee owned and from businesses that are in the process of transitioning to employee ownership.

We will also hear from professional advisors who specialise in employee ownership.

These podcasts are intended to be a useful resource for business owners who are considering their succession planning and how they will exit their business.

    Episode 17 - Mediascape - an Employee Ownership Case Study

    Episode 17 - Mediascape - an Employee Ownership Case Study

    In this episode, founders Angus & Shona Knight of Mediascape, a Glasgow-based audio-visual systems company, explains the decision behind the transition to employee ownership.  Legal Expert Bruce Farquhar from Anderson Strathern who was part of the transition team shares details on the deal itself.  

    • 38 min
    Episode 16 - Structuring the Deal

    Episode 16 - Structuring the Deal

    In this episode, the three main players in an employee ownership transaction talk through structuring a deal.  Hear direct from Legal Expert Douglas Roberts from Lindsays, Accountant Colin Grant from Time2Adapt and employee ownership specialist and project manager Andrew Harrison from Co-ownership Solution. 

    • 33 min
    Episode 15 - IT Worx - an Employee Ownership Case Study

    Episode 15 - IT Worx - an Employee Ownership Case Study

    In this episode, founder Philip Mowatt of ITWorx, a North East IT provider, explains the decision behind the transition to employee ownership.  Employee ownership specialist Andrew Harrison from Co-ownership Solutions who project managed the transition shares details on the deal itself.  

    • 29 min
    Episode 14 - MHB Consultants - an Employee Ownership Case Study

    Episode 14 - MHB Consultants - an Employee Ownership Case Study

    In this episode, Managing director and founder Hendrie Barbour from MHB Consultants, a Glasgow-based civil engineering firm, explains the decision behind the transition to employee ownership. Employee ownership specialist Andrew Harrison from Co-ownership Solutions who project managed the transition shares details on the deal itself.

    • 31 min
    Episode 13 - GS Brown - An Employee Ownership Case Study

    Episode 13 - GS Brown - An Employee Ownership Case Study

    In this episode, Managing director and former owner Des Brown from GS Brown, a Fife engineering firm, explains the decision behind the transition to employee ownership. Employee ownership specialist Carole Leslie from Ownership Associates who project managed the transition shares details on the deal itself.

    • 29 min
    Episode 12 - Pacific Building - an Employee Ownership Case Study

    Episode 12 - Pacific Building - an Employee Ownership Case Study

    In this episode, Managing director and former majority shareholder Brian Gallacher from Pacific Building, a Glasgow construction and fit-out company, explains the decision behind the transition to employee ownership. Employee representative William Mcphee describes what the transition was like from an employee perspective. Employee ownership specialist Andrew Harrison from Co-ownership Solutions who project managed the transition shares details on the deal itself.

    • 38 min

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