The Certificate in Employee Share Plans course has been designed especially for:
This is the only professional employee share plan qualification available in the UK. The course offers a broad perspective on share plans within the UK and internationally. Participants will learn practical tips as well as achieving a good understanding of the legal, regulatory and tax environment in which share plans operate.
After successfully completing the assessments you will be awarded the Certificate in Employee Share Plans and will be entitled to upgrade your membership to CG (Affiliated).
This qualification is for share plan practitioners on the issuer side: those working in company secretarial or administration roles, human resources professionals and consultants, as well as other third party (non-legal) providers such as administrators. It is not suitable for those offering private legal services or advice.
You do not need any formal qualifications to enter the course however, participants should have at least GCSEs.
The virtual course is is delivered in two block sessions, each of which are run over five short days and can be completed within nine months, supported by self-study. Topics covered by the course include:
• Share plan design
• Law and regulation, including market abuse and governance
• Executive and all-employee share plans
• Tax and National Insurance
• Accounting for share plans
• Reporting and disclosure
• Administration, including administration agreements and data privacy
• The global operation of share plans
Assessment of this qualification is by examination.
The course fee is £3,500 + VAT.
This fee covers:
To find out more about the benefits of studying this course and to apply, visit the Tapestry website.
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