Capital Gains Tax could hit 45%

Capital Gains Tax Could Hit a Staggering 45% – Article

3 minutes read Capital Gains Tax (CGT) We had cautiously hoped that Capital Gains Tax (CGT) for sellers of businesses would remain untouched following the recent adjustments that significantly reduced Capital Gain Tax annual personal allowances. However, Labour is now advocating an increase in Capital Gains Tax to 45%, specifically targeting private equity executives with the…

Running an Employee-Owned Business

Running an Employee-Owned Business Empowers Success – Article

8 minutes read In 2022, the UK witnessed a surge in the creation of Employee Ownership Trusts (EOTs), with a record-breaking 332 companies joining the fold. This brought the total number of employee-owned businesses in the country to 1,418 (source: Employee Ownership Association). This trend can be attributed to various factors, including succession planning needs, the…

How Employee Ownership Drives Competitive Advantage

How Employee Ownership Drives Competitive Advantage – Article

7 minutes read Achieving competitive advantage in business is synonymous with outperforming competitors. This advantageous position is founded on four key pillars: efficiency, quality, innovation, and customer responsiveness. By excelling in these areas, a company differentiates its offerings, delivers enhanced value to customers, and potentially operates at a lower cost base, thereby increasing market share and…

As an Exit Option, Why More & More Business Owners Should Seriously Consider Employee Ownership – Webinar

In our live panel discussion on Employee Ownership Trusts (EOT) featuring Kevin Uphill (Chairman of Avondale), Mike Dinnell (Director of Business Development at Thincats), and Fran Lord (Head of Communications and Policy at Employee Ownership Association), we explored the competitive advantages of Employee Ownership Trusts (EOT), typical structures, valuations, pros and cons and funding options.…

Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) – The Looming Clock Ticks – Part 1 – Article

3 minutes read Mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) are increasingly common however, the increasing frequency of M&A deals has raised concerns regarding the tax implications. There is a growing debate about whether Capital Gains Tax (“CGT”) rates should be increased for M&A transactions. Proponents of the increase argue that higher CGT rates will generate more revenue for…