Discover the Benefits of Joining the eoa

We provide support, guidance, signposting, and community to people and businesses at every stage of their employee ownership journey.

We're here to represent the sector, raise our collective profile, and advocate for EO at every level.

We can help you to:

  • Evaluate and leverage the power of EO
  • Engage with key members of your business
  • Encourage employee voice and engagement 
  • Nurture ownership mindset and values
  • Develop your EO leadership, governance roles, and employee roles
  • Deploy actions to boost participation in innovation, strategies, and sustainability
  • Introduce you to other EO businesses and sector experts
  • And so much more!

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Not joined us yet, but want to develop and train your EO team?

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We’ve got a membership type to suit every business, wherever you are in your EO journey.


For businesses in the early stages of exploring EO or in the process of transitioning, and to help grow and develop as EO businesses

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For companies who are advocating and supporting great EOBs and want to share their EO expertise and knowledge with the EO sector

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For EO businesses at every stage of their EO journey - whether you're newly transitioned or have been EO for more than twenty years

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Demonstrate your commitment to the EO sector and our work by becoming a Trustee member, and benefit from exclusive opportunities

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By joining the eoa, we’ll help you to achieve Great EO through:

  • Supporting your EO – from exploring EO and the transition process, to embedding best practice and continuing to get the best from your EO, we’re here to help you every step of the way.
  • Connecting and sharing – you’ll join the 750+ members in the eoa community, giving you the opportunity to connect with tens of thousands of employee owners through our events, online community, and networks.
  • Learning – eo Learn courses are designed and delivered by experienced specialists, and offer tailored content to meet the needs of the EO sector. Learn alongside your peers from other EO businesses. 
  • Informing – make the most of the eoa’s extensive knowledge, tools, resources, and research.
  • Representing – as the voice of the UK’s EO sector, we advocate for EO and employee owned businesses. Join our community to learn more and have your say.

Build connections across the eoa community

Connect, communicate and share questions and experiences with employee owners from across our 750-strong business network in our online community, the eo Hub. Forge valuable contacts through our virtual and in-person events, our exclusive courses, plus celebrate and champion the EO sector at our prestigious Annual Conference and lecture.