Chris Kerr is a partner at Harper Macleod and a specialist in advising owner-managed and family owned businesses on their succession plans, including transitioning to employee ownership. Here he looks at why the Scottish Government is lending its weight to the idea of EO.
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Chris Kerr, a Partner at Harper Macleod, looks at the importance of protecting your provenance and brand for all food and drink producers, in Shetland and beyond.
A study commissioned by the Employee Ownership Association and the Co-operative Development Scotland has found that more than half of people trust employee-owned (EO) businesses more than non-EO businesses, and a similar number believe it would be better for the economy if more business were owned by their employees. Could employee ownership work for you?
The inaugural Aquaculture UK conference took place in Stirling in June this year. The conference theme – growing together – accurately highlights the development taking place in this sector.
It was just one of many headline-grabbing elements of Donald Trump's Presidential victory, but as a lawyer with a special interest in advising family businesses it was the one that fascinated me most. How would The Trump Organization deal with the head of the business moved on?