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EO+WD Weekend Newsletter, Vol. 20
Happy August! Winter is coming.
Here’s some scannable weekend content for you.
What We’ve Been Writing
Dr. Hand ponders a question posed to him during his visit to Oxford: Is a CEO truly necessary?
Megan covers a bill brought forward by two U.S. Senators that aims to streamline the ESOP process for S- Corporations
Dr. Hand shares a resource on best practices in UK employee ownership trusts he recently discovered
Reid details some of the benefits for employees operating in a shared ownership structure
What We’ve Been Reading
New research has shown S-corporations that offer an ESOP enjoy higher employee retention rates than their competitors
Business services firm VGM celebrated 15 years of being employee owned this week
Check out this video on the successful exit and employee ownership transition of former CodeWeavers owner Jeremy White
Here’s a quick article about the upcoming Ownership Economy Summit in New York in October
In Case You Missed It
The Employee Ownership + Workplace Democracy Research Cluster (EO+WD) is a joint project of University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) professor Mark Hand and students at Southern Methodist University (SMU).