SIGnet Investors Network Launches New Beginners’ Group 


SIGnet is excited to announce the launch of a new Beginners’ Group, for those in the early stages of their investing career.

The Conveners for the Beginners’ Group will be Paul Fisher and John Calvert, of the Signet Leeds Originals and Leeds Veritas Groups. Both have been SIGnet members and keen investors for many years. Bill Fawkner-Corbett, Head of SIGnet and a member of the Central London, Leeds Originals and US Groups, who has been investing (on and off) for 50 years, will also contribute to the Beginners’ Group – so members of the group will be in very good hands!

The material to be presented and discussed in the Group will include:

  • Basics of shares, dividends, compounding, diversification and valuation
  • Unit Trusts, Investment Trusts, Exchange Traded Funds
  • How to Buy and Sell shares, trading costs
  • Tax, and how to save it e.g. ISAs, SIPPs, AIM shares
  • Pensions
  • Portfolio management and research tools
  • Other asset classes e.g. Cash, Gold, Bonds
  • Basic Technical Analysis

You are invited
: to an initial online launch meeting to hear more about the group, meet other investors, and confirm the details of future group meetings. The launch meeting will be held on Zoom at 7.15pm on 2nd October and is expected to last approximately 90 minutes. It is open to anyone with an interest in our new group, but you will need to join SIGnet (if not already a member) to attend subsequent meetings. Go here for further details and to register your attendance.

SIGnet groups are for: discussion about shares and investing. SIGnet groups offer an opportunity to meet, socialise with and learn from fellow investors.

SIGnet groups are NOT for: promotion of any financial products or services. They are run by their members for their members’ mutual exchange of knowledge and enjoyment.

Benefits of being part of a group: 

  • Learn from the experience of other investors, and share yours
  • Hear and debate new stock, fund or trust ideas
  • Discuss how to be a better investor
  • Improve your investing network, make friends with other investors
  • Have some fun!

You can visit the SIGnet website to learn more about SIGnet and its groups.

Register here to attend the virtual launch meeting. If you are unable to attend the launch meeting but are still interested in joining the group, please contact ShareSoc.

Bill Fawkner-Corbett, Head of SIGnet

SIGnet is a brand of ShareSoc, the UK Individual Shareholders Society

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