A quick, free guide to EMI schemes

Founders love EMI schemes because they are an incredibly tax efficient way of sharing ownership, in a way that protects the business.

  • EMIs are used by more than 12,000 UK SMEs
  • Companies can offset the costs
  • Employees pay just 10% CGT on gains
  • We set up more EMIs than any other provider

This Plain English guide will give you the lowdown on EMI schemes. Our experts will be happy to answer any specific questions - see below.

Schedule a free, no obligation equity consultation

Get on the fast-track via a 30-minute call.

Our team of equity specialists help UK SMEs every day of the week. If you are ready to give people shares (or options) then book a call to get some guidance.

Discover the best scheme type

We will outline the four most common ways of distributing shares, and the pros and cons of each one (e.g. tax-efficiency).

Understand the process

There are more than 20 steps involved in setting up a share scheme. We’ll explain what you need to do, and how to avoid the complexity and hassle by using our platform.

Figure out the costs

And not just for set up, because it’s important to know what you’re in for over the lifetime of a scheme.

Learn how to stay compliant

Around 50% of all existing EMI schemes are not compliant. Every year non-compliance costs shareholders many millions upon exit. We’ll help you avoid the mother of all headaches when it is time to exit.