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People-powered growth: The rapid rise of employee and worker ownership in the UK

Source: Ownership at Work

The EO Performance Project sought to establish a new baseline of data on the economic, social and environmental impact of EOBs by contrasting a significant number of employee and worker owned businesses (EOBs) with non-EOBs for the first time.

Findings

In October 2023, Ownership at Work published dramatic and important evidence on the positive impacts of sharing meaningful ownership and participation with employees.

Findings show that EOBs are 8-12% more productive based on Gross Value Added (GVA) per employee whilst simultaneously contributing more to employee wellbeing, fair pay, community resilience and commitment to net zero.

People-powered growth: The rapid rise of employee and worker ownership in the UK is a summary document capturing the first reported findings under the EO Knowledge Programme, a collaboration of independent research organisations led by Ownership at Work, with quality assurance provided by a panel of renowned academics.

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