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Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 1:51am

The text of the Financial Reporting Council
20 September 2016

Venue Address
Alderman the Lord Mountevans
Lord Mayor of the City of London

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Thursday, 27 October 2016 - 5:52pm

The ownerless corporation, so christened by Lord Myners more than 10 years ago, is upon us. In its response to a...

Monday, 19 September 2016 - 8:30pm

Park Group claims to be “the UK’s leading multi-retailer gift voucher and prepaid gift card business.” It started in 1966 as a savings scheme for Christmas hampers and has built on that base to reach a revenue total last year of £302.5m. Cash...

Sunday, 11 September 2016 - 8:58pm

This is an unusual and profitable company which, although quoted on AIM, is based in Israel. It has an attractive dividend policy although smaller non-Israeli holders are subject to withholding tax. But what does the company actually do, how...

Friday, 22 July 2016 - 3:12pm

Would that all AIM companies could be persuaded to copy SQS. The presentation of the report makes it much easier to read than its UK counterparts and the high level of disclosure – happily confined to the notes – would satisfy most analysts....

Monday, 4 July 2016 - 10:26am

Full Sprue review here .

This company sells a range of Chinese made smoke and carbon dioxide alarms in Europe, principally in France and...

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 - 11:48am

The public will have been shocked by the revelation that Persimmon management are in line for a payment of £600million. This is no surprise to UKSA, who warned of this outcome when the Persimmon Long Term Incentive Plan (LTIP) was installed in...

Tuesday, 3 May 2016 - 1:48pm

Continuing its investigation into the quality of the top 100 AIM companies’ annual reports, the UK Shareholders’ Association finds uncertainties in the Abcam report and an astonishing but unexplained waste of shareholders’ money by Hargreaves...

Wednesday, 9 March 2016 - 8:21pm

“It is time institutional investors took a firmer grip on buyout mania.” So wrote John Plender, a senior Financial Times writer, in a recent article to be found at http://www.ft....

Tuesday, 8 March 2016 - 12:07pm

Shareholders are starting to wake up to one of the more crass aspects of performance targets for directors’ pay. Thomas Cook highlights a regulatory failure already seen with Persimmon.

The guidance in the Accounting Regulations Schedule...