As mentioned in the guide, “worker and employee owned cooperatives form part of the wider employee ownership sector and offer a real option for those wishing to embed democratic and ethical principles into their business”. To learn how become an employee owned, the necessary steps to achieve an employee buyout and choose an employee ownership model in the UK, you can download the following document: http://www.uk.coop/sites/storage/public/downloads/8364_cuk_simply_buyout_prf4b.pdf