The employee ownership (EO) sector has seen unprecedented growth in recent years, and the Employee Ownership Association’s (EOA) monthly podcast aims to further raise awareness while highlighting EO best practice and insights.

Each month, The EOA Podcast will bring you interviews from a range of guests across the employee ownership sector – including founders, employee owners, specialist advisers and esteemed stakeholder partners – as well as learning insights and news on the EOA’s latest events and courses.

You can use the links below to listen to each episode, or you can listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Anchor, Overcast, Breaker, Castbox, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic and Stitcher.

Upcoming Episodes

24/06/2022 – Episode 6

25/07/2022 – Episode 7


Latest Episode

Episode 5 – Considerations before, during and after transitioning

Episode 5 of the EOA Podcast is around the considerations for owners or founders before, during and after transitioning their business to employee ownership. The episode will hear from three supporter members of the EOA, who each bring different advice as we look to help those exploring employee ownership as a possible succession option for their business. more

Previous Episodes

Episode 1 - An introduction to the EOA

The episode hears from Chief Executive Deb Oxley OBE – who provides an insight into the EOA before reflecting on some of her highlights in nine years with the organisation before she leaves us in March 2022. more

Episode 2 – Growth ambitions

Episode 2 is about the growth of the employee ownership sector and how being employee-owned has helped our member businesses to grow. Offering their insights are a firm of architects, a financial planner and a campervan conversion company. more

Episode 3 – The three pillars of ‘Good EO’

Episode 3 of the EOA Podcast focuses on the three pillars of good employee ownership, or ‘Good EO’, that help a business build an excellent employee ownership culture – defined as communications and engagement, leadership, and governance, and explores these using case study examples from our member firms, plus insights from the latest research paper. more

Episode 4 – Impact & Influence

Episode 4 of the EOA Podcast focuses on the themes of impact and influence. The episode will touch on a number of different areas, from the growing impact of the EO sector to the influence employee owners can have in their businesses. It hears from EOA Chief Executive James de le Vingne, from the employee ownership team at Social Business Wales, and from trustee member firm LUC. more