COVID-19: Employee Share Schemes

    View Author April 2020

    Employee retention is a high priority for businesses grappling with the profound impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). However, many may not have considered the unexpectedly adverse tax consequences that some of the UK government’s business support measures (including, for example, the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)) could have on employee share schemes.

    Our alert provides more information and sets out how businesses can mitigate the risks.