Course Overview

In a time where it is fast becoming an employees market, this online CPD Course will review the incentivisation options available to companies as a way to attract and retain key talent. This course is of interest to you if your clients have key staff that they want to retain and those clients seek advice from you as a practitioner as to the methods that can be used to achieve this.

This online course will cover options available for SME companies, including the tax implications of implementing these options:

  • The considerations as to the rights for the shares to be issued to employees
  • The phantom share arrangement
  • Flowering/growth shares
  • KEEP share option scheme
  • Restricted/clog share scheme
  • Share option schemes/restricted option scheme – high level review
  • Any reliefs on future sale
  • Other considerations


CPD Course Facilitator:

John Murphy: Tax, Corporate Restructuring and Practice Support, OmniPro

As a lead member of our technical support team, John relishes problem-solving to help accountants develop innovative client solutions and sharing technical knowledge on tax, financial reporting and auditing.

A Chartered Tax Adviser, he advises clients in practice on a range of issues from income tax, tax planning, restructuring and exit planning to Revenue audits. In addition, he provides support on financial reporting, auditing and company law; conducts company valuations and advises on pre-sale restructuring.


Garret Wynne: Practice Support, OmniPro

As one of the lead members of our Practice Support team, Garret’s focus is on helping practices achieve on-going best practice compliance, prepare for monitoring visits and deal with disciplinary issues.

A former quality reviewer with Chartered Accountants Ireland, he has worked with all institutes, including CAI, ACCA, CPA, IIPA, ICAS and ICAEW, and solely as an external quality assurance reviewer for an accounting institute under contract with OmniPro.

In his wider role with our Practice Support team, Garret provides technical support to OmniPro clients; contributes to our online information products and toolkits and is a regular speaker at OmniPro live and online CPD events. While working in practice, Garret’s roles included Audit Director with FGS/Moore Stephens Caplin Meehan (now part of Grant Thornton) and Audit Manager with PwC, where he worked with a range of clients from small owner-managed businesses through to the subsidiaries of listed entities.