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 Requests Investigation into the Affairs of Blancco Technology Group

Press Release 101 – ShareSoc Requests Investigation into the Affairs of Blancco Technology Group ShareSoc (the UK Individual Shareholders Society) is requesting the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Financial...

RBS Campaign Update 10 – 161 forms submitted, press release issued and huge media coverage

Update 10 29/12/2017 – 161 forms submitted, press release issued and huge media coverage Today I travelled to London to deliver the 161 signed forms to RBS. Yesterday, we issued...

Small shareholders in bid to make RBS a better run company

Press Release 100 – RBS in the firing line as ShareSoc renews campaign   RBS Shareholders Requisition Shareholder Resolution for a Shareholder Committee.    Over 100 shareholders in the...

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Latest Blogs

Carillion, EMIS and KPMG

Now that the dust has settled somewhat after the demise of Carillion (CLLN), it’s worth adding some more comments to my previous blog post on the subject. Ultimately it...

Regulation of shareholder action groups following the debacle of the RBS case

Regulation of shareholder action groups following the debacle of the RBS case (see http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/news/article-5266449/Demand-probe-RBS-Shareholders-Action-Group.html ). As regards the suggestion that such groups be “regulated”, I do not see how...

Private Investor Dialogue with the FRC

Following the success of the last year’s FRC event (photo below) a date of 26th November 2018 has been agreed for a Private Investor Dialogue with the FRC. Please...

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Recent AGM Reports

Unicorn AIM VCT AGM 2018

Yesterday I attended the AGM of Unicorn AIM VCT (UAV) which is of course a Venture Capital Trust. I am generally not wildly keen on AIM VCTs from past...

Blancco (BLTG) 2017 AGM report

Blannco is an AIM listed software company that specialises in data erasure and mobile phone diagnostics. It transmogrified from a business named Regenersis which was into hardware repair and...

Dunelm 2017 AGM report

I attended the annual general meeting (AGM) of Dunelm, on November 21, 2017, as a proxy for Roger Lawson. Roger had raised the issue of inconveniently timed AGMs in...

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Latest Newsletters

New Year Special – January 2018

Editorial, A Cautionary Tale from Paul Scott, RBS in the firing line as ShareSoc renews campaign, New Year Angel Competition And Award, FRC Corporate Governance Consultation, Patient Capital Review,...

Christmas Special – December 2017

Editorial, Stan Grierson Memorial Award, Christmas Contests With Prizes, Why I Still Won’t Invest in Banks, CLIG – Exemplary Transparency, Exemplary Culture, Lloyds Case Impressions, Ideagen AGM and Return...

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