FRAMEWORKS: STOCK OPTIONS
Frameworks: “Employee Stock and Stock Options”
by Pinsent Masons
People are the key to any business and incentivising and retaining key staff is critical for any employer who wishes to grow its business. This seminar will look at different approaches to reward individual talent, develop committed employees and maximise individual and team performance using employee stock and stock options. The programme will be hosted by Pinsent Masons and with a highly experienced expert panel of successful entrepreneurs.
Key areas include:
•Evolving reward strategy
•Bonuses and incentives
•Share based incentives
•Share option based incentives, including Enterprise Management Incentive options
The seminar will be led by Christine Yuill from law firm Pinsent Masons.
Who should attend:
Entrepreneurs, wantrepreneurs and businesses in the start-up phase.
Date: Thursday 24th May 2012
Time: 08.00am – 08.30am Registration
08.30am – 10:00am Programme
09.40am – 10.00am Q&A
Location: Northern Ireland Science Park, Queens Island, Belfast
Cost: Free of charge
Contact: Roisin Clancy, Programme Manager
Tel: 028 9073 7809 Email: email@example.com
Note: Breakfast will be provided for participants
Parking: Secured parking is available at 8am
About the speakers
Christine is a senior associate in Pinsent Masons corporate team and is based in their Glasgow office. She specialises in corporate tax and employee benefits including advising on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, property tax issues including VAT and SDLT and in relation to a broad range of employee incentive schemes and employee benefit trust arrangements. She has advised in relation to the share schemes aspects of a number of acquisitions, public takeovers and IPOs.
About NISP’s Frameworks Entrepreneur Workshops
NISP offers ongoing educational opportunities for entrepreneurs building and growing innovative hitech, biotech or cleantech companies and offers member companies the opportunity to provide expert content to a responsive, interactive audience.
Many of today’s business founders and future entrepreneurs have scientific and technical backgrounds but have had limited experience in industry, so they often lack exposure to critical information which is essential to leading a start-up. To fill this gap, NISP offers Frameworks Entrepreneur Workshops to provide these bright leaders with the vocabulary, foundations and framework around which they can build awareness of the many disciplines they will oversee as “C” level managers”
About NISP CONNECT
NISP CONNECT is an independent, non-profit organization fostering entrepreneurship by accelerating the growth of promising technologies and early stage companies. A collaboration between Northern Ireland Science Park (NISP), the University of Ulster, Queen’s University, Belfast and AFBI (Agri Food & BioSciences Institute), NISP CONNECT acts as an ‘honest, neutral broker’ within the region.
NISP CONNECT focuses on:
• research institution support
• business creation and development
• entrepreneurial learning
• access to capital
• public policy advocacy
• awards, recognition and networking
……by mobilizing and leveraging the private sector’s best on a pro-bono basis
NISP CONNECT is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund under the European Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland 2007 – 2013