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

ShareSoc Demands Investigation in Wake of Beaufort Securities Revelations

As part of our campaign to improve the AIM market,  ShareSoc Director Mark Bentley has today written to the Head of AIM inquiring what actions the AIM regulatory team is...

RBS Confirms Shareholder Committee Resolution will be put to AGM Vote

Press Release 102 – Joint Press Release from UKSA and ShareSoc RBS Confirms Shareholder Committee Resolution will be put to AGM Vote * RBS has accepted our requisition of...

RBS Shareholder Committee: We’ve (almost) won!

Great news from RBS! RBS have agreed to have our resolution put to the AGM. UNFORTUNATELY, they will only agree to this, if the resolution is a SPECIAL Resolution...

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Latest Blogs

Persimmon 2018 AGM Voting Recommendations

We (Peter Parry of UKSA and I) met the interim Chairman Nigel Mills and the Rem Com Chair Marion Sears on 19 April. This was part of the Persimmon...

The Departure of Sir Martin Sorrell

At last the highest paid and longest serving FTSE-100 CEO has departed from WPP after 33 years. His total pay last year was £48 million, down from the previous...

It is this weekend – ShareSoc will be at the UK’s biggest shares show UK Investor on April 21 – will you? Free tickets on offer

This Saturday 21st April ShareSoc will be mixing with more than 3,000 serious investors at the UK Investor Show. And we have some of the last available tickets to...

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Recent AGM Reports

Driver Group AGM 2018

I was pleased to attend yesterday my first AGM for Driver Group (DRV), a UK based consultancy services business comprising two separate entities namely Driver Trett (Construction Claims /...

CML Microsystems – Report and Presentation

These are notes taken by Alan Grant (Member) from a CML presentation he saw in Manchester on 20th February 2018.  CML customers are industrial and apart from 2 customers at...

Chrysalis VCT AGM 2018

Last week (27/2/2018) I attended the Annual General Meeting of Chrysalis VCT Plc (CYS) in the City of London. Here’s a brief report on the event. There were about...

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Latest Newsletters

April 2018

Editorial, RBS: Shareholder Committee Resolution will be put to the AGM, ShareSoc’s RBS Campaign: Press Coverage, Royal Bank of Scotland Rights Issue Settlement, Aviva Irredeemable Preference Shares, Aviva Preference...

March 2018

Editorial, RBS Shareholder Committee: a breakthrough!, Government To Review Share Buy-Backs, Carillion and FRC investigation, ShareSoc and the UKSA submit joint response, Audit Quality and the Caparo Judgement, Renishaw...

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