EFES PRESS REVIEW - JULY/AUGUST 2018


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 We have a selection of 33 remarkable articles in 8 countries in July and August 2018: France, Germany, Hungary, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Switzerland, UK, USA.
France: As in many other countries, employee share ownership is particularly developed in the engineering and construction sector in France. Engie: Employees hold now over 4%. New employee share plan for AXA. Free shares for all Envea employees. The number of workers co-operatives had never been so high in France, growing mainly in industry and services.
Germany: North Rhine-Westphalia Government will make employee ownership in start-ups much more attractive through tax incentives, the current 360€ to be increased to 5.000€ annually.
Hungary: The new legislation of 2015 helps to revive employee share ownership in Hungary.
Luxembourg: Debates about taxation of stock options for startups.
Netherlands: Employees will become shareholders of the Bernhoven Hospital.
Switzerland: Taxation of employee shares and options should be reduced in startups.
UK: Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon to launch new "Scotland for employee-owned businesses" initiative. A record number of companies are operating employee share schemes, according to analysis by British-based outsourcing business Equiniti. New small companies turning to the Employee Ownership Trust scheme.
USA: President Donald Trump signed historic new law bringing new incentives to promote employee-owned businesses. The new legislation had co-sponsors on both sides of the political aisle. It is the most far-reaching employee share ownership legislation to pass US Congress in over 20 years. NCEO Employee Ownership Index doubles S&P performance.
           
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  Une sélection de 33 articles remarquables dans 8 pays en juillet-août 2018: Allemagne, France, Hongrie, Luxembourg, Pays-Bas, Royaume Uni, Suisse, USA.
Allemagne: Le Gouvernement de Nord Rhénanie-Westphalie veut développer l'actionnariat salarié dans les startups, les incitants fiscaux en Allemane devraient passer de 360€ ŕ 5.000€ par an.
France: Tout comme dans de nombreux pays, l'actionnariat salarié est particuličrement développé en France dans l'ingéniérie et la construction. Engie: les salariés détiennent désormais 4%. Nouveau plan d'actionnariat salarié pour AXA. Des actions gratuites pour tous les salariés d'Envea. Le nombre de coopératives de salariés n'a jamais été aussi élevé, en particulier dans l'industrie et les services.
Hongrie: La nouvelle législation de 2015 a permis de relancer l'actionnariat salarié en Hongrie.
Luxembourg: Débats sur la taxation des stock options pour les startups.
Pays-Bas: Les salariés vont devenir actionnaires de l'Hôpital de Bernhoven.
Royaume Uni: La Premičre Ministre écossaise Nicola Sturgeon lance l'initiative "L'Ecosse pour l'Actionnariat Salarié". Un nombre record d'entreprises sont équipées de plans d'actionnariat salarié, d'aprčs l'analyse des experts de Equiniti. Nouvelles entreprises passées sous le contrôle de Trusts d'Actionnariat Salarié.
Suisse: La taxation des stock options devrait ętre adoucie dans les startups.
USA: Le Président Donald Trump a signé une nouvelle loi historique destinée ŕ promouvoir l'actionnariat salarié dans les PME. Depuis sa création, l'Indice boursier de l'Actionnariat Salarié a enregistré une performance double de l'Indice S&P 500.
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Nuestar seleccion propone 33 artículos destacados en 8 países en julio-agosto 2018: Francia, Alemania, Hungría, Luxemburgo, Países Bajos, Suiza, Reino Unido, EE. UU.
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  Eine Auswahl von 33 bemerkenswerten Artikeln in 8 Ländern im Juli-August 2018: Frankreich, Deutschland, Ungarn, Luxemburg, Niederlande, Schweiz, UK, USA.
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  33 articoli selezionati per Luglio e Agosto 2018 in 8 Stati: Francia, Germania, Ungheria, Lussemburgo, Paesi Bassi, Svizzera, UK, USA.
Francia: Come in altri Paesi la partecipazione dei dipendenti č particolarmente rilevante nel settore edilizio e dei grandi lavori. Engie: I dipendenti hanno il 4%. Nuovo piano azionario presso AZA, azioni gratuite per tutti I dipendenti Envea. Il numero delle cooperative di lavoro non č mai stato cosě alto, grazie alla crescita nei settori industriali e di servizi.
Germania: Il Governo della Regione Nord Reno – Westfalia vuol rendere piů attraente la partecipazione dei dipendenti nelle start up tedesche attraverso l’aumento degli incentivi fiscali dai 360 € attuali a 5.000.
Ungheria: La nuova legislazione del 2015 ha consentito la ripresa nell’azionariato dei dipendenti.
Lussemburgo: Il dibattito sulla fiscalitŕ da applicare alle stock options nelle startups.
Paesi Bassi: I dipendenti diventeranno azionisti dell’Ospedale Bernhoven.
Svizzera: Le imposte sulle azioni per I dipendenti e sulle stock options dovrebbero essere ridotte nelle startups.
UK: Il Primo Ministro scozzese Nicola Sturgeon lancia l’iniziativa  "Scotland for employee-owned businesses". Secondo un’analisi condotta da Equiniti, societŕ Britannica specializzata nella gestione dei piani di azionariato, il numero di societŕ che adottano piani partecipativi non č mai stato cosě alto. Nuove piccole aziende si trasformano in  Employee Ownership Trust.
USA: Donald Trump ha firmato una legge che consideriamo storica, che aumenta gli incentivi alla promozione di imprese possedute dai dipendenti. Questa nuova legge ha trovato sostenitori presso entrambi gli schieramenti politici, Democratici e Repubblicani. Si tratta della legge piů ambiziosa approvata dal Congresso negli ultimi 20 anni. L’Employee Ownership Index pubblicato da NCEO raddoppia la performance dello S&P 500.

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 V cervnu 2018 máme v České republice výběr 33 pozoruhodných článků: Francie, Nemecko, Madarsko, Lucembursko, Nizozemsko, Švýcarsko, Spojené království, USA.
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  2018. júniusi válogatásunk 33 figyelemre méltó cikkről ad hírt 9 országból: Franciaország, Németország, Magyarország, Luxemburg, Hollandia, Svájc, Egyesült Királyság, Egyesült Államok.
           
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 SELECTION

CH      1 - Weniger Steuern für Startups
             startwerk.ch - 23 Jul 2018
             Es geht darum, einen einheitlichen Rahmen für die Besteuerung von Mitarbeiteraktien und -optionen bei Startups zu schaffen und die Belastung zu senken.
DE      2 - Mehr Motivation
             Süddeutsche.de - 05 Jul 2018
             ... Beschäftigter mittelständischer Firmen an insgesamt rund 4000 Unternehmen beteiligt. Dax-Konzerne von Adidas bis Siemens geben Belegschaftsaktien aus.
FR      3 - Scop. Un succčs en cinq chiffres
             Le Télégramme - 03 Jul 2018
             On n'a jamais autant compté de Scop en France. Rien que l'an dernier, 300 nouvelles structures ont vu le jour. Et le nombre d'emplois suit la męme tendance ŕ ...
FR      4 - L'industrie devient le premier secteur des Scop
             L'Usine Nouvelle - 04 Jul 2018
             Le nombre de sociétés coopératives continue d'augmenter. Elles sont aujourd'hui prčs de 3 200, emploient 57 700 salariés et ont réalisé 5 milliards d'euros de ...
FR      5 - Actionnariat salarié, y'a-t-il une spécificité du BTP français ?
             Batiactu - 23 Jul 2018
             Eiffage, Bouygues et Vinci trustent le haut du classement des entreprises françaises pratiquant l'actionnariat salarié. D'autres groupes comme Spie, Nexans, ...
FR      6 - Ce patron qui démocratise les actions gratuites en versant 2 millions d ...
             Challenges.fr - 26 Jul 2018
             Pour celui qui n'avait pratiqué jusque-lŕ que des opérations restreintes de stock-options (options sur titres), ce plan global d'actionnariat salarié fondé sur ...
FR      7 - Intéressement et participation : le SBF 120 retrouve son niveau de 2011
             Les Échos - 01 Aug 2018
             On sent dans les grosses PME et ETI un intéręt grandissant pour l'actionnariatsalarié. C'est un outil de fidélisation vertueux qui séduit, notamment les fonds de ...
FR      8 - Les salariés détiennent plus de 4% d'Engie
             Bourse Direct - 03 Aug 2018
             Le plan d'actionnariat salarié Link 2018 a permis ŕ plus de 40 000 salariés du Groupe dans 18 pays de participer, pour une souscription totale qui s'élčve ŕ 340 ...
FR      9 - AXA lance son opération d'actionnariat salarié 2018
             La Tribune de l'assurance - 24 Aug 2018
             (AOF) - AXA lance son opération d'actionnariat salarié « Shareplan 2018 » qui se déroulera dans 39 pays. Elle concernera plus de 100 000 collaborateurs, ...
HU      10 - Részvényeket ad át a Magyar Telekom
             Tőzsdefórum - 14 Jul 2018
             A Magyar Telekom saját részvényeket ad át a munkavállalói résztulajdonosiprogram szervezet (MRP szervezet) részére - közölte a cég az MTI-vel pénteken.
HU      11 - Különleges juttatás a cégnél: hogy lesz ebből pénz?
             Menedzsment Fórum - 24 Jul 2018
             munkavállalói résztulajdonosi program (mrp) szabályozása 2015. november 28-tól egy új elemmel bővült, mert a törvény lehetővé teszi kifejezetten ...
HU      12 - Amikor a végrendelet is kevés…
             Piac és Profit - 22 Aug 2018
             egyszerű törzsrészvényt,; elsőbbségi részesedést, amely jellemzően vonatkozhat szavazatelsőbbségre, osztalékelsőbbségre,; de munkavállalói résztulajdonosi ...
LU      13 - „Stock Options“ bleiben in Luxemburg bestehen
             Tageblatt online - 30 Jul 2018
             Unternehmen können ihre Mitarbeiter bis zu 50 Prozent in Form von Belegschaftsaktien bezahlen. Der Vorteil für Unternehmen: Beteiligungen am Unternehmen ...
NL      14 - Werknemers Bernhoven worden mede-eigenaar ziekenhuis
             Zorgvisie - 30 Aug 2018
             In dit artikel zal worden ingezoomd op de nieuwe mogelijkheden van werknemersparticipatie, zoals gisteren in een gesprek met Zorgvisie werd toegelicht.
UK      15 - LDA Design is latest practice to become employee-owned
             Architects Journal - 2 July 2018
             LDA Design is latest practice to become employee-owned ... practice LDA Design has announced plans to convert to an employee-owned model.
UK      16 - Planit IE to become employee-owned
             Place North West - 6 July 2018
             Swift said becoming employee-owned would be “the best way in which we can ensure the business continues to flourish long into the future”, following ...
UK      17 - Perthshire glazing business becomes nation's latest employee-owned firm
             The Scotsman - 19 July 2018
             “The fact they made their final decision to go down the employee ownership route after speaking to the founders of other employee-owned businesses ...
UK      18 - EQ Investors employees purchase 22% of company shares
             Citywire.co.uk - 25 July 2018
             Spiers commented: 'The number of employees subscribing to the employee share ownership plan has exceeded my expectations and demonstrates ...
UK      19 - Surge in use of employee share schemes
             FT Adviser - 1 August 2018
             "There are lots of examples to suggest that share schemes and other forms of employee ownership really help to improve engagement, resulting in ...
UK      20 - Westcotec now employee-owned
             Smart Highways (press release) - 3 August 2018
             Norfolk-based traffic safety systems manufacturer Westcotec is now employee-owned after founder and owner Phil Hayton created an employee ...
UK      21 - Cambridge Design Partnership launches employee ownership trust
             Employee Benefits - 13 August 2018
             CDP decided to become employee-owned in order to give all staff the opportunity to share in the organisation's profits, as well as to enable the ...
UK      22 - Management buyout of large Ipswich firm
             East Anglian Daily Times - 13 Aug 2018
             The opportunity was given to all 48 employees of Woodward Markwell last year ... business and its staff and give them the opportunity to purchase the business, ...
UK      23 - Training firm 20/20 Project Management adopts staff ownership
             The Scotsman - 22 August 2018
             “Hearing first-hand about the process and experience of becoming employee-owned really helped us understand the potential benefits, and we ...
UK      24 - Industry group will boost employee-owned firms
             Daily Business - 27 August 2018
             A new industry leadership group called Scotland for EO will aim to raise the number of employee and worker-owned businesses from around 100 to 500 by 2030.
UK      25 - Scots worker-owned firms are the future
             The Scotsman - 27 August 2018
             A new industry leadership group, being announced today, will receive government support to encourage more employees to take ownership of their businesses.
UK      26 - Nicola Sturgeon to launch new 'Scotland for employee-owned businesses' venture
             insider.co.uk - 27 August 2018
             Scotland is bidding to become a world leader in employee-owned businesses. The creation of 'Scotland for EO', backed by Ł75,000 of Scottish ...
US      27 - Is an employee stock ownership plan right for your company?
             Columbus Business First - 1 July 2018
             An employee stock ownership plan, or ESOP, is a qualified retirement plan, ... (esopassociation.org) and National Center for Employee Ownership ...
US      28 - NCEO Employee Ownership Index Doubles S&P Performance
             NCEO - 2 July 2018
             Research has overwhelmingly shown that companies that have broad-based ownership and high employee involvement in work-level decisions outperform other companies. This is the first time, however, that an index has been created that people can invest in.
US      29 - New Website Showcasing Employee Ownership
             NCEO - 2 July 2018
             Employee-Owned America is a new website at www.employeeownedamerica.com that features news, events, and fresh ideas about employee ownership
US      30 - Historic Federal Law Gives Employee-Owned Businesses Access to SBA Loans
             Nonprofit Quarterly - 14 August 2018
             Nestled in that law is Section 866, which makes employee-owned businesses eligible for Small Business Administration (SBA) section 7(a) loans for ...
US      31 - Business owners have new incentive to sell to their workers
             Finance and Commerce - 15 August 2018
             The federal government just made it a lot easier to form an employee-owned business. In an increasingly rare example of bipartisan cooperation, ...
US      32 - Legend Seeds Transitions from Family Owned to Employee Owned
             PR Newswire (press release) - 21 August 2018
             Legend Seeds Transitions from Family Owned to Employee Owned ... from a family-owned independent regional seed leader, to an employee-owned ...
US      33 - Employee ownership can be a successful alternative to consolidation
             Virginia Business Magazine - 24 August 2018
             Our own firm, Graham Company, recently turned down acquisition offers to become a 100 percent employee-owned ESOP. Based on our professional ...

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