Share Options & Incentives

Incentivising your employees

Incentivise your staff and maximise tax advantages with our advice on EMI and other share schemes
Share option schemes and employee incentives can be instrumental in helping SMEs, high-growth companies and founder-led businesses to employ and retain key staff, especially if those companies lack sufficient cash flow to pay salaries at a competitive market rate. Schemes can also have substantial tax advantages for both employees and employers.

Retaining your key staff

Our Share Options & Incentives services include:

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Why Ignition Law

We are able to offer a better experience for start-ups and scale-ups when it comes to share options and incentives because we are:

  • Fastwe work like you do: agile, tech-enabled and efficient
  • Affordable – our model lets us work to a budget that suits your stage of growth
  • Experienced and entrepreneurial  – our lawyers are creative thinkers with an entrepreneurial edge; their blend of enthusiasm and diligence is how we provide your business with innovative solutions.
Ignition Law has successfully set-up over 50 EMI Schemes for a wide range of clients – from seed-stage start-ups and angel-backed scale-ups, to VC-backed SMEs and other high-growth enterprises – working with its sister firm Ignition Financial to make this process as seamless as possible.

meet the Team

Our team are among the best in the legal marketplace: flexible thinkers, tech-assisted problem solvers and a core of commercial partners whose passion and focus add immense value.

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People and projects we’ve worked with​

Practice Areas

Ensuring clear and meaningful terms of trade with customers and suppliers.

Keeping on top of your company compliance obligations.

Funding, acquisition, investment or exit. Get the details right.

Straight-forward approaches to radically reduce risk and maximise data.

Disputes are a reality. Get proactive solutions and reactive advice.

Legal foundations to retain, incentivise and manage key talent.

Loans, equity, restructuring and financing; clear support to help you manage your money.

Balance innovation with the commercial necessity of proper protection.

Make property matters run smoothly and create flexible property plans that accommodate your growth.

Incentivise your staff and navigate tax opportunities.