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!

What are the key decisions?

Chris discussed the core proposition document; what does it include and why is it important?

How do you replace the entrepreneurial spirit?

Chris explains how to keep the entrepreneurial spirit to take the business forward when the owner leaves.

The People Plan

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

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.

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?

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.

Digital Marketing company gets fish and chips

Case study on a digital marketing company explaining alternatives to EOT

Lessons from Aardman, the creators of Wallace & Gromit

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

A New Year's Message

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