Poking the Fairness Dragon

by Chris Budd…. During one of our Q&A sessions, EBC associate Campbell McDonald referred to something he called the ‘Fairness Dragon’. Most individuals have a keen personal sense of wanting to be treated…

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De-Risking

By Chris Budd… Life is all about risk, and the management thereof. Going back centuries, this risk was about staying alive. Now that we have eradicated or kept separate our…

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The employee ownership revolution

By Chris Budd….. When I sold the majority of my business, Ovation Finance Limited, to an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) back in 2018, I was so inspired by finally finding…

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Employee Ownership Means A New Approach

By Chris Budd Sometimes owners who have sold to an EOT forget that they are no longer owners. Likewise, leadership teams in newly employee owned business don’t always realise that…

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