Irish Profitshare/Share Participation
Salary Foregone/Salary Sacrifice
If you participate in any of the Irish Share Plans, depending on the terms of your International Assignment, you should be able to continue participation in the Plans. For further information, contact the Diageo Global Mobility Team.
You may wish to consult with an Independent Tax Adviser.
If you participate in Sharesave, your continued participation in the Plan will depend on the terms of your International Assignment.
If you move abroad and continue to be employed by a wholly owned subsidiary of Diageo then you will have three choices:-
- Continue to save into your Sharesave
If you participate in the 2012/5YR or 2013/5YR plans (Computershare) please contact Computershare Ireland for further details:
Computershare Helpline : (01) 44 75596
Email : Diageo@computershare.co.uk
For any plans after 2013 (Yorkshire Building Society - YBS) please contact YBS:
YBS Helpline: +44 (0) 1274 705758
Any further queries please contact Diageo Registrars:
Registrars Helpline: +44 (0) 131 519 2090
Suspend your contributions for up to 6 months
Download and complete the Sharesave Suspend form and send it to the Irish payroll department. If you suspend your contributions, your maturity date will be delayed. If you participate in more than one contract, you will need to complete a form for each contract.
Any payments that you miss will have to be made up at the end of your savings period, month for month, so your maturity date will be later.
Remember, if you suspend more than 6 payments, your Sharesave will be cancelled and your options will lapse.
Cancel your Sharesave
To cancel a sharesave plan, you must complete a Cancel Sharesave form and forward it to your payroll department to stop future deductions from salary. In addition, you must also contact the relevant Share Plan Manager for a refund. Full details are on the Cancel Sharesave form.
If you move abroad and become employed by a Joint Venture company:
You can no longer participate in the plan. you will need to complete a Sharesave Cancellation form and send it to the Irish payroll department. To obtain a refund, you must also cancel your Sharesave the Sharesave Plan Managers as detailed on the form.
Please note that once your International Assignment has concluded there may be ongoing tax implications in respect of your share plan holding. Please contact your Global Mobility Advisor for further information.
In the event of any conflict between this information, the rules of the relevant share plan(s) and Diageo’s Global Mobility Policies, the rules of the plan, Diageo’s Global Mobility Policies and applicable legislation will prevail.