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Employee share schemes

Vestd is the most advanced digital platform for designing, launching and managing share schemes, with full Companies House integration. We’ve made it super easy to give your team some skin in the game, which is always the smart thing to do.


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Why launch a share scheme?

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


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.


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 share schemes:

Average employee equity pools are c.18%

Execs are twice as likely to get shares than the wider team

EMI schemes offer the best tax efficiency

Growth shares are the most non-dilutive

Unapproved options are fast and flexible


Why choose Vestd for your employee share scheme?

The UK’s equity specialists

Vestd was the first purpose-built platform for share schemes. We have helped thousands of founders to create share and option schemes. Costs are a fraction of what they used to be.

Guided scheme design

Vestd provides UK companies with a fully guided service for share and option schemes. You’ll always get five star support. Get started by booking a free consultation.

Company valuations

You’ll need one for HMRC to start a scheme, and also in future if your company grows. Our valuations team will provide you with up-to-date, defensible valuations as part of the service.


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.
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.
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.
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.
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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