This event is organised by the Centre for SME Development.
Worker and employee owned businesses could be key to keeping viable jobs in communities post COVID-19. Aimed at business owners and employees this webinar will be an open and accessible introduction to exploring the possibility of growing these businesses in Preston.
Focusing on a Preston based case study this session will provide a practical introduction to the ways and means of employee ownership, how it supports resilience in businesses, and how it can be achieved. Whether you are a business owner that has started exploring employee or worker ownership or are someone curious to hear more come along to this session to get inspired and find out how to take the next step.
Attendees to the webinar can expect to leave the session
- With a basic understanding of the structures and benefits of employee and worker ownership
- An overview of the practical steps needed to take a business into employee ownership
- Where to go next to find out more.
Delivered in collaboration with Preston Cooperative Development Network, Preston City Council, UCLAN Centre for SME and Co-operatives UK. This session aims to start a conversation with people and businesses in Preston about the practical steps and value of converting to worker and employee ownership, and what support can be provided for Preston businesses considering this option.