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

Ventus and Ventus 2 – Voting Recommendations from ShareSoc – 28 June 2019

ShareSoc, the UK Individual Shareholders Society, has a campaign called the ShareSoc VCT Investors Group who campaign against egregious fees and long tenure NEDs and is supportive of the...

Royal Mail – ShareSoc supports new pay policy

At the 2018 Royal Mail AGM, over 70% of shareholders voted against the remuneration report. Following extensive consultation, the Royal Mail have developed a new remuneration policy. As part...

Response to FCA CP19/12 Consultation on Investment Platforms Market Study Remedies

In a joint response from UKSA and ShareSoc on behalf of individual investors, to the FCA CP19/12 Consultation on Investment Platforms Market Study Remedies, we said: As noted in...

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Latest Blogs

New Stockopedia Version and Abcam Trading Update

Like many private investors, I use the Stockopedia software to provide me with a summary of key financial information on a company. I also use it to provide “alerts”...

Ventus and Ventus 2 VCTs– obstacles to a level playing field in unseating directors

By Cliff Weight, ShareSoc Director I was pleased to see the highly respected and influential Investors Chronicle taking an interest in and writing a balance article on the Ventus...

Pay at HSBC and Santander, Net Worth, Duplicate Dividends and Persimmon

Apparently bankers still live in an unreal world so far as most of us are concerned, even after the financial crisis of ten years ago when their remuneration was...

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Recent AGM Reports

ProVen VCT (PVN) AGM Report

I commented on the results of ProVen VCT before their AGM, here: https://www.sharesoc.org/blog/aim/broker-charges-proven-vct-performance-fee-and-loopup-seminar/ . I said: “Total return to shareholders was 10.3% last year, but the fund manager did even...

Mountfield Group (MOGP) AGM Report

Attendees – Peter Jay, Andy Collins and Andy May of MOGP, Simon Hedger and one other PI plus two reps from DAC Beechcroft Formal business and resolutions all done...

Oxford Technology VCTs (OXT, OXH, OTT, OXF) AGM Report

The 2019 Oxford VCT AGMs were held earlier this week (Wednesday 3rd July) at the Oxford Technology VCT offices, The Magdalen Centre, Oxford Science Park, Oxford OX4 4GA. Links...

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Latest Newsletters

July 2019

Editorial, Woodford – FCA Grilled, Woodford, FCA, Asset Management, Bonmarché Update, Slack IPO, Zero Carbon Objective for the UK, The Volkswagen DieselGate Scandal, Investment Platforms – Your Views, The...

June 2019

Editorial, Woodford Equity Income Fund Liquidity Management, Woodford Equity Income Fund Suspension, Mello Trust and Funds Event, ShareSoc AGM, Supermarket Winners and Losers, GoGompare AGM, Accesso Technology AGM, AB...

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