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

VOTE GUIDANCE FOR EDGE AGM, GM AND REQUISITIONED GM ON 17 JANUARY 2022

The leaders of the Edge Performance VCT Campaign and the Shareholder Requisitioners of the GM and shareholder resolutions for 17 January 2022 have written to shareholders with their recommendations...

Policy and Campaigns – Progress Update 20 Dec 2021

Since Oct 12 (see previous update here), we have worked on: Audit and Governance reform: many members have told us of their concerns about the disasters at Carillion and...

Sirius Minerals Update #15

Following the update in May, the Sirius Claim Group has been working with potential legal partners to consider potential claims. There are a number of different claims that are being considered...

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Latest Blogs

Cladding Rectification – Persimmon et al.

The views expressed in this article represent those of the author, not necessarily those of ShareSoc. My first big investment mistake of the year came to light yesterday. In...

Portfolio Review 2021 – Mark Bentley

This article reflects the opinions of its author and not necessarily those of ShareSoc. Introduction Following on from my review in 2020, I have now conducted a similar exercise...

A Bumper Edition of Investors Chronicle

The opinions expressed in this article are those of its author and not necessarily those of ShareSoc. Over the Christmas period we were treated to a bumper edition of...

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Recent AGM Reports

EDGE VCT AGM Report 2022

Tim Grattan attended the Edge Performance VCT AGM and GMs on 17 Jan 2022 and has provided this report. The much delayed Edge VCT AGM and accompanying General meetings...

Northern Venture Trust AGM Report 2022

I attended the Northern Venture Trust (NVT) AGM this morning (6th January) via Zoom. This trust gave a good performance last year and the AGM was well organised in...

Crown Place VCT AGM Report and AIC Survey of ESG Interest

I attended the Crown Place VCT (CRWN) Annual General Meeting today via the Hopin platform. This worked well with no technical hitches. I have held the shares in this...

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Latest Newsletters

ShareSoc Informer – Issue 118

In this issue: Board Developments, Editorial – The True Cost of the Woodford Debacle, Divestment is the nuclear option for ethical fund managers, Why fund managers shouldn’t fake conviction,...

ShareSoc Informer – Issue 117

In this issue: Editorial: A more effective regulator in the pipeline?, Inflation is the biggest risk, but not the only one, Four dividend stalwarts to enhance your portfolio, The...

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