Why businesses should give shares to their staff

A minor shareholding held by an employee can make a major difference to productivity and absenteeism, writes Gary Boyle.

6th July, 2013

During the good times, employers are always keen to ensure that their staff do not walk out the door and work for the competition.

During the bad times, you have to ensure that employees are motivated and hunting down business. At all times, employers will cite incidents of what is nowadays euphemistically called 'employee slippage' - or theft, as it used to be called.

Now imagine a world where these three major headaches can be...

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