TaxCorporate TaxPBR: Share options extended

PBR: Share options extended

The government will encourage more employees to invest in their companies by extending the spread of share options.

The Treasury is expected to issue more details about how the measures will work later today, though they are expected to be targeted at larger companies.

Gordon Brown said he wanted to ‘double the reach’ of share options as part of attempts to create a more entrepreneur-friendly environment then what exists in the US.

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