The employee benefits group at Brodies is a market-leading team. We strive to simplify what can be a complicated area. Drawing on extensive legal and consulting experience, we combine innovation and up-to-date technical, legal and tax advice with a practical approach.

Our employment solicitors and specialists can advise on all aspects of remuneration, incentives, employee share plans and tax efficient reward structures. Our clients include FTSE and AIM quoted companies, US and European multinationals, private equity houses (and their investee companies) and owner-managed businesses.

Employee benefits is concerned with the formulation and implementation of strategies and policies that aim to reward people fairly, equitably and consistently in accordance with their value to an organisation.

It covers the design, implementation and maintenance of reward processes and practices that are geared to the improvement of organisational, team and individual performance, whilst taking advantage of any available tax efficiencies.

Appropriate employee benefit structures are therefore a vital part of staff recruitment, retention and motivation.

Brodies solicitors help companies to formulate and implement appropriate employee benefit structures which include:

  • Designing and implementing executive and employee share plans in the UK and globally
  • Advising on innovative share and tax arrangements for private companies
  • Remuneration committee support and advice
  • Advising on employment tax issues
  • Salary sacrifice reviews and employee benefits advice

To talk through how an employee benefit scheme could work for your company to improve performance and achieve notable results please contact Nigel Watson or Joan Cradden.