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In an employee-owned business, all or most of the shares are owned by the workers. It's an increasingly popular option for retiring business owners.
Founders of UK’s biggest animation company handed 75% share to employees to ‘safeguard independence’.
Former owners sold leading signage company to its workforce.
Founder Julian Richer transferred 60% of his shares into a John Lewis-style trust.
Riverford switched to employee ownership to protect its values and independence in 2018.
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