employees' share scheme
employee share schemes, | share incentive schemes | share option schemes. Share schemes used to recruit, retain and motivate employees (particularly executives) and, in theory, align the executives' interests with those of the shareholders. There are many different types.
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  • Share repurchase — In some countries, including the United States and the United Kingdom, corporations can buy back their own stock in a share repurchase, also known as a stock repurchase or share buyback. There has been a meteoric rise in the use of share… …   Wikipedia

  • share option — noun A scheme enabling employees to buy shares in their company at less than the market rate • • • Main Entry: ↑share * * * noun, pl ⋯ tions [count] Brit : ↑stock option * * * ˈshare option 7 [share option] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Share Incentive Plan — The Share Incentive Plan (the ‘SIP’) was first introduced in the UK in 2000. SIP s are an HMRC (Her Majesty s Revenue Customs) approved, tax efficient all employee plan, which provides companies with the flexibility to tailor the plan to meet… …   Wikipedia

  • share incentive scheme — Any scheme in which employees who achieve personal or group performance targets are rewarded with shares in the company. There are many different types of scheme. In recent years, some companies have been severely criticized by shareholders for… …   Accounting dictionary

  • share incentive scheme — Any scheme in which employees who achieve personal or group performance targets are rewarded with shares in the company. There are many different types of scheme. In recent years, some companies have been severely criticized by shareholders for… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • share option — stock option 1) A benefit sometimes offered to employees, especially new employees, in which they are given an option to buy shares in the company for which they work at a favourable fixed price or at a stated discount to the market price. An… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • share */*/*/ — I UK [ʃeə(r)] / US [ʃer] verb Word forms share : present tense I/you/we/they share he/she/it shares present participle sharing past tense shared past participle shared 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to use or to have something at the same time… …   English dictionary

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