Simply Buyout is a guide from Co-operatives UK for owners wishing to sell their business and employees interested in carrying out an employee buyout.

 The Simply Buyout Guide aims to:

  • help you understand what employee ownership is
  • outline how employee buyouts can be achieved
  • signpost you to employee ownership experts
  • outline various co-operative models to inspire you to change to employee owned businesses

The Simply Buyout guide and other useful resources can be found on the Co-operatives UK website. You can also download the following guides below:

More information about Co-operatives and how to start one can be found on our website pages at What is a co-operative? and Advice and information for co-operatives.

The guide is jointly funded by Preston City Council, Co-operatives UK, the Wales Co-operative Centre, and Co-operative Development Scotland.