Developing Employee Ownership Trust Businesses: A Case of Sawday’s

The research was aimed at understanding the challenges that Sawday’s, a Bristol-based travel company, faced in the process of transitioning to an employee ownership trust (EOT) and providing recommendations to help them further develop their model.

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Research lead: Dr Malu Villela Garcia

Other researchers: Dr Samuel Rogers

Funded by: ESRC Impact Acceleration Account/Business Boost

Start/end dates: October 2018 – March 2019