ShareSoc in the News

This page lists references to ShareSoc in the press and broadcast media.

Evening Standard, 10 June 2019 – Woodford Patient Capital Trust

Story about Woodford funds quotes ShareSoc director Cliff Weight saying the FCA needs to protect retail investors. https://www.standard.co.uk/business/woodford-in-stocks-blackout-as-he-fends-off-shortsellers-a4163576.html

The New York Times, 5 June 2019 – Woodford Fund closure

The New York Times have printed a story about Woodford funds and quoted ShareSoc director Cliff Weight. https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/06/05/business/05reuters-woodford-im-suspension-investors.html

CNBC, 25 Apr 2019 – RBS Bosses Braced for Shareholder Rebellion

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/25/rbs-bosses-braced-for-shareholder-rebellion-over-pay-report.html “…The bank, which is still 62% owned by the taxpayer, has faced resistance from the Investment Association (IA), which has 200 members collectively managing over £7.7 trillion ($9.92 trillion) in assets, along with shareholder society ShareSoc and shareholder advisory body PIRC. Earlier this month, ShareSoc director and RBS shareholder committee campaign co-ordinator Cliff Weight advised members holding RBS shares to vote against the bank’s remuneration report…”