Research and analysis
Employee ownership advantage: benefits and consequences
Provides evidence on the effects of employee ownership on business performance.
Ref: BIS/12/929 PDF, 2.87MB, 18 pages
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Report for BIS providing evidence on the effects of employee ownership on business performance. Shows that employee-owned businesses have a stronger long-term focus, invest more in human capital, and have a greater preference for internal over external growth. However they also face greater problems when raising capital and dealing with regulatory requirements.
See also the Nuttall review of employee ownership.