We’ve been talking about the Employee Ownership Trust (EOT) for some time now, and to a LOT of people. This page is full of short videos which answer your questions about EOTs and the programme itself.

Welcome to the Eternal Business visual FAQs!

Treat the idea of a sale to the EOT like a sale to a competitor

A look at how and when you should tell your employees about your succession plans.

How to talk succession to your management team

How, and when, should you raise the issue of succession planning with your management and leadership teams?

The three plans that form the output of the programme

A look at the documents which are produced by the business owners and leadership team who go through the Programme.

The People Plan

What is a people plan and how will it help you successfully manage your succession?

The Programme Will Help Any Business

Even if the EOT isn’t the right succession route, the programme will strengthen any business.

Build Reserves During The Programme

A look at how to build reserves as you prepare for succession, which can then fund an initial payment.

Don’t Sort Things Out Then Join

A response to owners who say: ‘I just need to sort a few things out, then I’ll look at succession planning’.

Don’t Start On Course 2

Course 1 involves putting down some crucial foundation stones, Chris explains.

Handling Management Expectations

Often some of the team have expectations of a buy in. The EOT route can often accommodate this.

What Is The Minimum Number Of Employees

Chris answers this very common question posed by businesses of all sizes.

Who Should You Go To For Help?

Who are the experts – and what are they experts in? How to get the right help.

A New Year's Message

Wishing you a happy new year and an update on the Eternal Business programme.

Lessons from Aardman, the creators of Wallace & Gromit

Explaining the lessons learned from the creators of Wallace and Gromit going into EOT.

Digital Marketing company gets fish and chips

Case study on a digital marketing company explaining alternatives to EOT