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

Press Release 116: Requirements of public companies’ directors regarding takeover approaches

Press release 116 – Requirements of public companies’ directors regarding takeover approaches Joint Press Release from ShareSoc & UKSA on behalf of individual investors ShareSoc and UKSA recommend The...

ShareSoc and UKSA Response to FCA Consultation on Guidance for Insolvency Practitioners

On 7th December 2020 the FCA published draft guidance for Insolvency Practitioners (IPs) on how to approach regulated firms and launched a consultation on that proposed guidance. This is...

Press Release 115: ShareSoc Sends Open Letter to Aviva

Press release 115 – ShareSoc Sends Open Letter to Aviva ShareSoc is concerned about the remuneration review which was announced after the FCA censured Aviva, and is urging Aviva to claw...

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Latest Blogs

A Review of my Portfolio in 2020

By Cliff Weight, ShareSoc Director Please note I am not qualified to give investment advice, and nothing in this blog constitutes advice. Overview Chris Spencer Phillips reported in a...

A Review of my 2020 Share Portfolio – Chris Spencer-Phillips

Review of 2020 I wrote a review of my share portfolio (only an ISA) at the end of 2019 which ended the year 25% up which I was pleased...

New Year’s Remuneration Resolutions

By Cliff Weight, ShareSoc Director. I was asked to write an article on remuneration, which was my specialist subject before I retired. I thought ShareSoc readers might be interested...

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Recent AGM Reports

British Smaller Companies VCT AGM 2020

I “attended” the British Smaller Companies VCT Annual General Meeting today via Zoom. This was yet another variant on the practice of virtual AGMs. But there were apparently about...

Northern 2 VCT AGM – A Totally Undemocratic Affair

I attended the Northern 2 VCT Annual General Meeting yesterday via Zoom. This was a most disappointing event. There were three directors physically present and Tim Levett gave an...

Oxford Technology VCT AGMs 2020

The 2020 Oxford VCT AGMs were held via a Zoom video conference on Thursday 9th July. Links to all four Annual Reports (year ending Feb 2020) can be found...

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Latest Newsletters

ShareSoc Informer – Issue 114

Editorial, ShareSoc Launches Woodford Campaign, Seminar on Woodford Legal Case, Leigh Day taking action on behalf of Woodford investors, ShareSoc Sirius Shareholders’ Group (SSSG), Law Commission – Scoping Paper...

ShareSoc Informer – Issue 113

Editorial, Market Musings, SVS Special Administration, Learning from Sirius Minerals, Liverpool SIGnet Group Meeting, Avingtrans: Preliminary Results, Share Centre: The Future, FT Spoofing Article, The risks of holding leveraged...

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