ESOP World Forum – where the world comes to learn the benefits of employee ownership

 purple2 ESOP, CSOP, SIP, ESPP, NQSO or what?

Employee participation and shared ownership comes in many forms and names: Employee Share Ownership Plans (ESOP), Company Shape Option Plan (CSOP), Employee Share Purchase Plans (ESPP), Share Investment Plan (SIP), Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP), Non-Qualified Stock Option (NQSO), Approved Profit Sharing Scheme (APSS), Save as You Earn (SAYE) and more.

These are many ways to involve employees in the goals, objectives and success of a business, your business. Stock based incentives empower and align employees’ decision making bring great benefits to the business – they make better decisions, feel more involved, work more effectively and stick around longer. This is good for business and good for them – a real win-win scenario. 

purple8 Stock based compensation benefits

There are many ways to improve business performance but one of the most successful, cost effective and proven is to involve employees through company share ownership plans. The best way to get employees to act like owners is to make them owners.

Employee owned businesses are growing in number and size because they tend to be more competitive, successful, profitable and sustainable. If you want to make your employees behave like business owners – then make them business owners. Stock based compensation can benefit your business as it can reward and incentivise your employees for less cost and better business cash flow than other compensation. So it a real win-win for the employees and the business.

purple9 Why join the ESOP World Forum?

Stock ownership plans come in many forms for a wide variety of businesses, private, public, listed, pre-IPO and are regulated differently around the world. At ESOP World Forum discover how to make employee stock ownership work for your business whatever its type or location.

Business Owners: Looking for the optimum way to motivate and compensate employees? ESOP World Forum gets you the full benefits and background on employee share ownership plans and access to industry experts and thought leaders – and business owners like yourself

Plan Administrators: Get insights on maximising your employee plan from thought leaders in plan administration, finance, legal, tax performance and technology options.


purple1 Learn more about equity compensation

The different names for the various employee share and  stock plans can be confusing but ESOP World Forum can help you learn how to find the right solution for you from the best people – those already benefitting from them: business owners, executives, HR and plan administrators and last but by no means least employees and plan participants.

Find out more on on our Stock Plan Overview


purple6 ESOP promotes value

Involving employees gives everyone a stake so employee owned businesses are more entrepreneurial and better at recruiting and retaining talented, committed people who are committed to the company and its success.

Because they’re run in an open way, employee owned businesses tend to have a strong commitment to corporate social responsibility and involvement with the communities they operate in.

purple5 Designing a stock plan

Business Owners, Finance, HR or Stock Plan Administrators: If you are designing, implementing or administering a stock plan for your business find information to help you do this efficiently and effectively while in compliance with the relevant legal and tax legislation. Membership provides you access to all the right information and the thought leaders and experts to help you find the best solution for your business.

Employees:  make the most of your employer’s plan and discuss your options with like minded people.  

Webinars and Professional Training

Top Experts

Andrew Doyle

ESOP World Forum Team Member

Helping you get what you need from ESOP World Forum - just ask me.

EXPATWOMAN HOUSEMAID DUBAI - At Find Nanny & Maid, our mission is to improve our clients' child & house care options. We want to make easy the hiring process while providing caregivers with rewarding nanny and domestic career opportunities.
Décorations Florales - Galacticblum France Spécialistes Accessoires pour fleuristes, cadeaux, décoration et  événements.
Pavement material sampling Australia - The development and implementation of our intact sampling method was sparked by a clearly identified need for swift, accurate and cost-effective investigation of existing sub-surface of pavements.
best will writing service - STEP requires adherence to a strict code of conduct covering ethics, integrity and on-going professional education.
INFINITY INTERIOR DESIGN - Founded by a young and passionate Interior Design graduate, Darren Gan, the five year old (2009) InD’finity Design represents the infinite combination of designs and concepts that give one the satisfaction and pride of owning a home instead of just a house.
cat wheel - I was looking for cat products that were well made, had longevity, could withstand jumping, scratching and running. Products that I did not have to move when I had guests and that could blend in with my house décor and products that were easy to clean.
Bank Account Setup Australia - We partner with you through every aspect of company setup, and work with you through all the practicalities of what is required to establish and maintain a successful business presence in Australia.
different bariatric procedures in dubai - Are you looking for General & Laparoscopic, Piles & Bariatric Surgery Dubai. Visit at or call at +971522222671 for more details.
web design melbourne - Marz Now is a creative design studio. We provide our clients with a full range of services from graphic design, branding, marketing through to digital and print solutions.
pool certification Sunshine coast - Maybe you are in need of advice on how to bring your pool fencing to a compliant state, to meet the current legislation, we can help. We can also help if you need repairs done to your existing fence to make it compliant.
Energy Audit Qatar - Dubai World Central (DWC) is a master-planned city centering on the Al Maktoum International Airport, which will become the world's largest airport upon completion.
Professional catering companies in dubai - Procat – ‘Professional Catering Services’ provider in the UAE since 2002. A decade of understanding the needs of our most discerning clients and providing unique food service solutions that suit every budget. We keep it simple yet very effective. Passion for success is our driving force!
cnc router Dubai - Sabazu was established in India back in 1996. It is a professionally qualified engineer’s managed organization. Sabazu started with sales and support of photographic printing equipment in India. In 1999 we started operation in Oman and in 2008 in UAE.



“ESOP World Forum is an excellent resource for business owners and senior management defining key employee compensation and incentives – they can access comprehensive information, thought leaders and experts quickly and easily.”

Stephen Diosi is Counsel in Ashurst’s equity incentive practice with over 12 years experience in UK and global design, implementation, operation and compliance of employee incentive arrangements and executive remuneration. He advises companies across several industry sectors including financial services, natural resources, entertainment, aerospace and transport, FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and other listed companies and both private equity houses and their portfolio companies.

Stephen is a member of the Share Plans Lawyers Group with extensive experience on the impact of all forms of corporate actions on employee incentive arrangements, including takeovers, schemes of arrangement, IPOs rights issues, demergers and sales of businesses.

Stephen Diosi

‘I really value the ESOP  forum, it is an excellent resource’

John has held a number of Senior Client Management and Business Development positions working with many of the largest companies in the world.  John has worked for Computershare and was responsible for their Executive Investment Services business and also new business development for companies conducting IPO’s.  John was Head of Client Management for Morgan Stanley’s International Stock Plans business.

John Meehan