UKSA (UK Shareholders' Association) is the oldest shareholder campaigning organisation in the UK. We are a not for profit company that represents and supports shareholders who invest in the UK stock market.

By lobbying Government, the Financial Reporting Council, the Financial Conduct Authority and other bodies we strive to continually improve recognition and treatment for private investors.

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28/03/2017

This company was born out of Helphire which hit hard times following the financial crash. It seems to be making good progress now but what business is it really in? Is it a provider of outsourced services to the insurance industry or is it a good old-fashioned car-fleet management business?

21/03/2017

The Study's interim conclusions support many of the findings of a report submitted by UKSA to the regulator (then the FSA) five years ago. UKSA's response to the study, together with its report of 2012, can be found here .

21/03/2017

This is a fast-growing provider of generic pharmaceutical products. From an investor’s standpoint, however, one would like to hear how the rapid increase in revenues can be turned into increased profitability by increasing Gross Margins – which is likely to mean changing the product mix, putting pressure on suppliers, increasing prices, or a mixture of all of these.

17/02/2017

In mid-February 2017 UKSA submitted its response to the government’s Green Paper on corporate governance to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The response to the Green Paper was developed jointly with ShareSoc. The full Green Paper response can be read here .

UKSA and ShareSoc also submitted a covering letting with their Green paper response. The covering letter was designed to draw the attention of BEIS to wider executive pay and corporate governance issues which were not prompted by the Green Paper. UKSA’s covering letter can be read here .

14/02/2017

Better Finance, the European umbrella body of which UKSA is a member, commissioned a major study to identify potential falsely active funds (“closet indexers”) and is calling on regulators to investigate.

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