Benefits of membership

Key benefits for your business

  • Easy access to peer organisations, experts and Specialist Advisors to support corporate problem solving and staff development;
  • New business opportunities via events and introductions;
  • Performance improvements via benchmarking and learning between members;
  • Increased corporate profile through inclusion in media, influencing and lobbying activity.

Key features of membership

  • Invitations to a range of free networking and learning events including on-site visits, round table discussions and specialist networks;
  • Opportunities to contribute to the work of the EOA to improve the regulatory environment for employee owned organisations;
  • Unique access to high profile industry events;
  • Facilitated introductions to other EOA members;
  • Free access to expertise, research and information about employee ownership;
  • Reduced fee access to the Annual EOA Conference;
  • Access to the high-profile EOA Summer Dinner, normally attended by key Government Ministers;
  • Inclusion in a range of media-targeted communication including via social media, articles and press releases;
  • Free subscription to the EOA’s regular e-bulletin that includes updates on legal, tax and regulatory developments;
  • Free copies of all EOA publications and guides;
  • Membership of the EOA LinkedIn Group;
  • Free referrals to an approved Specialist Advisor for initial pro bono discussions with them about your technical support needs when transitioning to employee ownership.

Don’t just take your word for it, here is what some of our members have to say:

“Membership of the EOA has given us access to like-minded people and wide learning from other organisations. It keeps us thinking about how we might further improve our own model of ownership.”

Hilary Thompson, Chief Executive, OPM

“EOA plays a vital role in supporting businesses that want to transition into employee ownership - as well as helping those who are already there to get the most from it”

Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman, John Lewis Partnership

What next?

To find out how EOA membership can benefit your organisation and to join us, call 01482 667122 or email: