Awarding Shares To Employees In A Covid-19 World

How To Make Good Use Of The Government's Share Incentive Plan (SIP)


Webinar Recording


The Share Incentive Plan (SIP) is an all-employee share gifting and share purchase scheme. Introduced in the Finance Act 2000, alongside the Enterprise Management Incentive, it consists of four modules: free shares, partnership shares, matching shares, and dividend shares.

In this webinar, William Franklin will discuss how to make good use of this plan to award shares to your employees in a post-covid-19 world.


William Franklin is an experienced share schemes practitioner and a Chartered Accountant who is widely recognised as a leading adviser on the valuation, accounting and financial aspects of all forms of remuneration, incentive and employee share schemes.

He is a member of the HMRC Employment-Related Securities & Valuations sub-group, a Board Member for the Lexis PSL Share Incentives Consulting Editorial Board and he contributes to Tolley’s Guidance on Employment Taxes and to PLC. William has been appointed as Chairman of the Worked Examples Group, a group of experts who work with HMRC to publish examples of share valuations over a wide range of employee share ownership and employee ownership arrangements. He is also an Honorary Research Fellow for the Esop Centre and a regular speaker at conferences on share schemes and employee ownership. He has a wide background in tax advice and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.

Thursday, 09 July 2020

10:00 - 10:45




  • William Franklin, Partner, Pett Franklin
    William Franklin
    Pett Franklin
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    Professor Michael Mainelli
    Executive Chairman
    Z/Yen Group