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The Joy of Enterprise Management Incentives
Read our free guide to the UK's most tax-efficient share scheme.
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Employee Stock Ownership Plans

Vestd is the most advanced digital platform for designing, launching and managing ESOPs with a range of different tax-advantaged plans available.


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Why choose Vestd ESOPs?

The UK’s equity experts

Vestd was the first purpose-built platform for ESOPs. We have helped thousands of founders to create share and option schemes.

Guided scheme design

Vestd provides UK companies with a fully guided service for share and option schemes. You’ll always get five star support.

100% accurate data

Vestd is the UK’s only equity management platform that is fully synced to Companies House with a two-way, read-and-write connection.

 

Why launch an ESOP?

Equity is a brilliant tool to keep the team focused on the company’s goals. It has never been easier to set up and manage a share scheme.

 95% of customers say their scheme has increased employee retention

 You can set specific conditions for recipients

 Equity improves productivity and engagement

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How to issue shares and options

The old way involves lawyers and accountants. The new way is much more straightforward - you can issue shares directly via the Vestd platform and keep Companies House up to date. There’s no need for any paperwork. We’ll help you design and launch your scheme. The platform makes lifetime scheme management simple.

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What do other companies usually do?

Each company is different but there are a few proven pathways to follow. Here are a few fast facts about ESOPs:

 Average employee equity pools are c.18%

 Execs are twice as likely to get shares or options

 EMI schemes offer the best tax efficiency

 Growth shares are the most non-dilutive

 Unapproved options are fast and flexible

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The platform itself allows you to manage all aspects of share and option management concisely in one place. The automations and integrations save you time. But while the platform is great, it is the team that makes Vestd stand out. From pre-sales to onboarding and the ever-helpful support team - not only do they support on the platform but provide excellent knowledge in this area.
Jenny James
Jenny James
Chief Operating Officer, Findr
Great platform. The team always provide brilliant support. I would definitely recommend using Vestd to anyone who needs to set up and administer an EMI scheme.
Sarah T.
Sarah T.
Director
Straight forward and structured approach - so good for founders and also FD/CFO/advisor who is looking to get share capital and share option schemes in place.
Ciaran O.
Ciaran O.
Founder
A fantastic platform. The price is fixed. The customer support is fantastic and readily available. They have held our hand right through the whole process.
Tim S.
Tim S.
Investor
I love Vestd and I wish I had found it sooner. It makes the whole process of issuing shares whether they're growth shares or ordinary shares incredibly simple.
James B.
James B.
Co-Founder
Amazing shift from Excel to Vestd. The support team were amazing and did a great job of completing our setup and we have been very pleased at being able to better manage our governance over time.
Dan W.
Dan W.
Co-Founder & CEO

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Our equity consultants speak with hundreds of founders every month. We’d love to help you too.

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  • Your business, goals and motivations
  • The best ways ESOP for your needs
  • How to set the right kind of conditions
  • Costs and tax implications
  • Why a digital platform makes life easy

Giving people skin in the game used to be complicated but we’ve made it really straightforward. Choose a time and let’s chat.

 
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