Podcast


EOA Podcast: Episode 5 – Considerations before, during and after transitioning to employee ownership

The theme of 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 Employee Ownership Association (EOA), who each bring a different perspective and specialism to advise on this topic as we look to help those exploring employee ownership as a possible succession option for their business. You will hear about the legal, admin, governance, finance, funding and investment considerations for an owner during an ...

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EOA Podcast: Episode 4 – Impact & Influence

Episode 4 of the EOA Podcast is all about the theme of impact and influence. Listen now at the base of this article. The EOA seeks to use its influence, and to work with its members, to seize the political, economic and digital opportunities to grow the employee ownership sector, and to maximise and demonstrate the positive impacts it can have on individuals, businesses, society and the economy. The managing director of one our member firms recently stated that, “employees in EO companies find themselves asking - ‘how can I influence or impact where we are ...

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EOA Podcast: Episode 3 – The three pillars of ‘Good EO’

Episode 3 of the EOA Podcast is all about the three pillars of good employee ownership, or ‘Good EO’, that help businesses build an excellent employee ownership culture, which are defined as good communications and engagement, good leadership, and good governance.  The EOA offers a range of case studies, learning insights and helpful resources around best practice on these three pillars which are showcased during our events and courses, as well as across the sections of this website and on our EO Hub member-only platform. We also post useful webinars on our ...

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EOA Podcast: Episode 2 – Growth ambitions

The employee ownership (EO) sector has seen unprecedented growth in recent years and in Episode 2 of the EOA Podcast we explore this topic. In June 2021, we reported there were 730 employee-owned businesses, a staggering increase of 250 over the previous 18 months and we now believe the sector to be at more than 800 EO businesses. This month’s episode is therefore about the growth of the EO sector and how being employee-owned has helped our member businesses to grow. As well as an announcement about the theme of this year’s EO Day, the episode will hear ...

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EOA Podcast: Episode 1 – An introduction to the EOA

With this being Episode 1 of The EOA Podcast, we wanted to introduce listeners to the Employee Ownership Association and what it is we do. 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. Listeners are also introduced to what it is the EOA Board and EOA Membership Council do, with members of the council coming on to speak about their roles. You will also hear first-hand thoughts, insights and experiences ...

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