One minute with... Karen Cooper


First published in Tax Journal on 12 October 2018.

What’s keeping you busy at work?

We are busy working with a wide range of businesses to deliver their employee ownership strategy, whether that involves becoming an employee owned entity and utilising the tax reliefs introduced in FA 2014, operating HMRC tax-advantaged schemes or more bespoke arrangements to reward and retain employees. In particular, we are seeing a notable increase in shareholders exploring the use of employee ownership trusts (EOTs) as an alternative to more traditional exit routes.

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