"This course is absolutely fantastic for all share-planners, no matter which direction you are looking at it from."

Elena Petrou, Aviva
Share Plan Manager, Aviva

Elena Petrou

“The course has been great and I have learnt so much from it. Slots everything in to place"

Liz Crutchley
Global Equity Manager, Unilever

Liz Crutchley MCIPD

"Fantastic course with fantastic tutors"

Rebecca Waite
Assistant Company Secretary, easyJet

Rebecca Waite

"I found the course to be engaging, thought provoking, well-structured and expertly presented. Successfully completing it has added real value."

Phil Rixon, Ladbrokes
Senior Reward Manager, Ladbrokes

Phil Rixon


Tailored training sessions, workshops, facilitated discussions on a wide range of share plan and incentive topics including:

  • Introduction to executive and employee share plans
  • Financial Services Remuneration Regulations
  • Employee Benefit Trusts
  • In-depth review of processes involved in share awards
  • Market Abuse Regime/Insider Dealing
  • Operating plans globally
  • Preparing for a transaction
  • NED training on executive incentives to talk to you about your training needs
  • Online training sessions on a wide variety of topics - NEW

We would be delighted to talk to you about your training needs.

Certificate in Employee Share Plans

Our Certificate in Employee Share Plans is run once a year.

This is a UK only professionally recognised qualification for people working with UK share plans, over 1,000 have graduated.

This course is delivered over 30 teaching hours and covers

  • Design
  • Legal and regulatory considerations including Market Abuse and governance
  • Executive share plans
  • UK tax advantaged plans – SIP and SAYE
  • Accounting
  • Administration including service level agreements and data privacy
  • Disclosure and reporting


Emma 2019NS

Emma Parker

Cert. ESP Course Lead
Sonia Taylor

Sonia Taylor

Assistant Cert. ESP Course Lead
Gabby 2019N

Gabby Miranda

Cert. ESP Course Co-ordinator