NEWS

wpe68b4667_05_06This page contains news from ShareSoc that is of interest to private investors including all of our past press releases and responses to consultations (look under “Latest News”).  The latest announcements are at the top of the list.  The right hand side of the page also shows our latest Blog posts (with a link to our full blog) for more topical news and comment and our recent Twitter tweets can be seen below. Our regular newsletters (see Newsletters) also contain some news items and more in-depth analyses. Don’t forget to join ShareSoc, if you have not already done so, so that you can receive those newsletters when they are issued.

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Latest News

Response to Illiquid Assets Consultation cp18-27

Today, 17 December 2018, ShareSoc and  the UK Shareholders Association  submitted to the FCA a joint response on behalf of individual investors to this consultation. The key points we made...

New FCA consultation on CFDs – Request for help

by Cliff Weight, Director, ShareSoc The FCA have launched a new consultation on CFDs and “retail derivatives”: https://www.fca.org.uk/publications/consultation-papers/cp18-38-restricting-contract-difference-products-sold-retail-clients-and-discussion-other-retail  We are circulating this to members to see if anyone has...

FRC Slides 3 Dec 2018, How to Complain and Appeal for Volunteers

I have received this feedback from the FRC “Thank you very much for rounding up a great audience on Monday, we are very pleased with how the event went. Please find...

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Latest Blogs

It’s Not Just Blood on the High Street – ASOS et al

The trading statement this morning (17/12/2018) from ASOS (ASC) has caused the share price to fall by 40% at the time of writing. Other internet retailers such as Boohoo...

Big Audit Firm Break-Up and Northern VCT AGM

A report commissioned by the Labour Party has advocated the break-up of the big four audit firms that dominate the audits of FTSE-350 firms. The report, co-authored by Prof. Prem...

Blancco AGM and Regulatory Landscape

Today I attended the Annual General Meeting of Blancco Technology Group (BLTG). This technology company is now focused on the data erasure market which is surely a growing one....

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Recent AGM Reports

Enteq (AIM:NTQ) AGM 2018

Enteq is a supplier of, primarily, Measurement While Drilling (MWD) equipment to independent oil service companies. This equipment, which Enteq designs and manufactures is essential for directional drilling. I...

Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust Plc

On Friday 14th September Alex Lawson attended the 130th Annual General Meeting of the Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust at Janus Henderson’s London offices. With approx. 50 retail shareholders...

Albion Venture VCT (AAVC)

This year’s Albion Venture VCT AGM was held on Monday (August 13th 2018) starting at 11.00. The venue Manager’s presentation: For this year’s AGM there were around 25 ordinary...

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Latest Newsletters

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,...

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!,...

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