Employee Ownership in Construction

This event is open to companies, as well as other interested parties, operating in the construction sector in Scotland. It is estimated that one in five disposals in the construction field are to Employee Ownership Trusts (EOTs), primarily as a result of succession planning. This event will look at ownership succession and how the EOT is proving to be an attractive and effective ownership structure.

Hosted by BE-ST at their state of the art facility in Hamilton, attendees will hear from three firms in the construction sector who have taken the employee ownership route and will talk about what has worked well and what they might have done differently.

Glen Dott, Specialist Adviser at Co-operative Scotland (CDS), part of Scottish Enterprise, will give an overview of the growth of the employee ownership sector, particularly in construction and explore the options open to business owners. He will also talk through the support Scottish Enterprise can offer.




9.30am: Coffee

10.00am: Introduction and welcome – Tom Warren, BE-ST

10.15 – 10.55am: Tour of BE-ST facility

11.00 -11.15am: Succession Options - Glen Dott, Co-operative Development Scotland

11.15 – 11.35am: Case Study 1: Brian Gallacher, Pacific Building Ltd

11.35– 11.55am: Case Study 2: Ben Adam, Narro Associates Ltd

11.55-12.15pm: Case Study 3: Hector Munro, Grossart Associates ltd

12.15– 12.45pm: Q & A and Panel Discussion

12.45– 1.30pm: Lunch & Networking

Employee Ownership in Construction

27th March, 10am - 2pm