About The Employee Ownership Association

Employee owned businesses are totally or significantly owned by their employees. The economic contribution of employee ownership in the UK is significant and is growing.

How to Become Employee Owned

The Employee Ownership Association can provide guidance, advice and support to those considering the transition to employee ownership.


The membership levels of the Employee Ownership Association are growing rapidly. Our members represent a diverse range or sectors that contribute £30bn UK GDP annually.

Featured News

13 Jul

Leading The Way

In his latest Chief Executive Blog Iain Hasdell discusses how the UK is now a leading European force on employee ownership. more

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UK Employee Ownership Awards

UK Employee Ownership Awards

Closing date for nominations 14th September 2015

Upcoming Events

  1. EOA Network – North

    24 September 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. EOA Network – Scotland

    30 September 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Welcome to the EOA – South – (Members Only)

    14 October 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  4. Welcome to the EOA – North – (Members Only)

    22 October 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

EO Fact


Economic Value

The Employee Owned Sector Contributes £30bn GDP to the UK Economy Annually

EO Talk

"EOA is the centre of excellence where like minded companies can develop best practice from working closely together to maximise the benefits from being employee owned." -
Philip Bruce, Scott Bader Company Ltd.

The Economic Case

The Economic Case