Newsletter

This page catalogues our monthly newsletters, with summaries of their content. Full members of ShareSoc can download all newsletters from the archive, which is available on our members’ network, here: https://sharesoc.ning.com/forum/topics/sharesoc-informer-newsletter-past-editions . Go here to subscribe and become a full member of ShareSoc, in order to access the archive and gain many other member benefits: https://www.sharesoc.org/membership/full-membership/

February 2019

Editorial, Jack Bogle, Patisserie, AssetCo, Stockpiling, Warehouses, Sheds and Brexit, Nissan, Flybe and BEIS progress on Insolvency Laws, RBS General Meeting - Voting Considerations, RBS General Meeting Report - Share Buyback, Placings at Gordon Dadds and Blue Prism, Diploma AGM, Staffline, Key characteristics of high-performing board teams, Response to CMA Audit Market Study Update Paper, FCA Views of the Financial Landscape, FRC CEO Stephen Haddrill sees the light, FRC Meeting, FRC Review of Auditing Standards, Improving Auditing - It's Certainly Time, ...

January 2019

Editorial, Market Volatility - Softcat, Greggs and Apple, Fundsmith, Market Trends and the AIC, Investors Chronicle - Share Tips, National Grid and Brexit, Stockopedia Guru Screens, Why AIM companies should do annual Board reviews, RBS Shareholder Committee, The trouble with net debt..., Big Audit Firm Break-Up, Response to FCA Illiquid Assets Consultation, Northern VCT AGMAJ Bell and finnCap IPOs, ASOS - It's Not Just Blood on the High Street, Yu Group Accounts, Remuneration Update, Audit Market Review, ShareSoc Response to Parliamentary ...

December 2018

Editorial, ShareSoc-UKSA Resolution for the RBS 2019 AGM, Share Buybacks, New FCA consultation on CFDs, Too Much Cash, Patisserie, City of London Investment Trust, Earthport Accounts / Abcam AGM, Technology Stocks, Should You Give Up Fags and Booze, Babcock, British Smaller Companies VCT Offer, AJ Bell and finnCap IPOs, Johnston Press and TrakM8, Wey Education/ Missing Dividends, Majestic Wine, Proxy Voting, Inheritance Tax Simplification, FRC on Blancco: managing expectations, FCA, Blancco/ PWC and the future of audit, EMIS Investor Event, Autonomy, ...

November 2018

Editorial, Market Volatility, Good News from Unilever and BEIS, RBS - It’s that time of year again!, Let Them Eat CAKE! Black Hole at Patisserie Holdings, Auditing the Auditor, AIFRS 16 Treatment of Leases, The FRC, Auditors and the Kingman Review, Accountancy has Lost its Way, Thalassa Muddies the Waters, Akers Bioscience - fnnCap Cracks the Whip, FCA investigations of hidden fees, FTSE 100 Fat Cats - Comments on Deborah Hargreaves’ new book, Frying in Hell - Investing in Oil Companies, ...

October 2018

Editorial, Unilever, Return Versus Risk and Tips from Terry Smith, Time to open an account with AJ Bell?, It’s reporting season….and the accounting shenanigans are coming thick and fast!, Dunedin and Standard Life Smaller Companies Merger, Aston Martin IPO, Abcam, Victoria, TERN Conference Call, Lehman Collapse, Oxford Biomedica, BHP Billiton Retail Shareholder Event, Allenby Capital and Individual Investor Research, Smithson Investment Trust, Worldwide Healthcare Trust AGM, The Impact on Investors of Labour’s Plans, Audit Reform/ Time to Consider your Cash Holdings?, ...

September 2018

Editorial, Preventing Another Beaufort Debacle, Beaufort Client Campaign Update, Stock Lending - a clarification, Equity Release Mortgages Valuation Of Guarantees: Dowd Report, Shareholder voting - consumer platforms, Platform Service Comparison, Investment Platforms Market Study, Lax Regulation - Globo, More Lax Regulation - RBS GRG, Firmer, faster, more transparent action needed by FRC, we tell Kingman, ShareSoc+UKSA demand firmer, faster action from the FCA, FT series on accountants, Shareholder Rights – An Update, ShareSoc Remuneration Guidelines to be publicised more widely, JPMorgan ...

August 2018

Editorial, Beaufort Client Campaign, Please Allow Us to Keep in Touch, Hedging Against Brexit, Royal Mail Remuneration, Voting at General Meetings - Link Asset Services, FRC Developments, Investment Platforms Market Study, Inheritance Tax Simplification Review - A Reply, Who Owns IQE?, UK Corporate Governance Code and new Companies (Miscellaneous Reporting) Regulations 2018, Premier Foods AGM - Gavin Darby dodges a bullet, Premier Foods and stock lending, GB Group AGM, Facebook/ Rightmove Plc (RMV)/ Alliance Trust (ATST), Perils of a Craft Monopoly, ...

July 2018

Editorial, Radio 4 File on 4 - Shorting Shares, Whose company is it anyway?, London Value Investors Conference, Should Trust Managers Attempt to Unseat the Board in a Dispute over Fees?, Inheritance Tax Review, Belated Action by FRC Re Autonomy, RBS Sale/ Blackrock Smaller Companies AGM, The Dangers of Administrations, Access to Placings for Individual Investors, BEIS Consultation on Insolvency, Beaufort Client Campaign Update, Quindell and the FRC, Hybrid AGMs and British Land, Horizon Discovery AGM, Chrysalis VCT, Watch out FRC ...

June 2018

Editorial, RBS AGM Shareholder Committee Vote, Protect your rights, act now!, UK private investment shows in 2018: the long and short of it, If the Feds Bust yer Broker, who ya Gonna Call? ShareSoc!, ShareSoc demands fair treatment for Beaufort clients, Beaufort Client Campaign: Update 1, Beaufort Client Campaign: Update 2, Write to your MP to prevent YOUR assets from being raided, FRC review and the future of audit: break up or shape up?, LoopUp / Audioboom, Maven VCT 4 AGM, ...

May 2018

Editorial, RBS - ShareSoc Letter to the Prime Minister, Persimmon, RBS AGM Voting Recommendations, Remuneration and Campaign Update, Revised Governance rules for AIM Companies, Beaufort Administration, Intercede and the Mello Conference, The Departure of Sir Martin Sorrell, Mission Marketing, Integrity and independence in the judiciary, Conviviality Fire Sale, Save the Date – 3 July – 'What auditors do all day!', Link Asset Services, Lack of Transparency at the FRC, Beaufort Securities Revelations - ShareSoc Demands Investigation, Shareholder Rights, Leon Goes For ...