Latest News from UKSA

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 5:32pm

'everyinvestor' Q & A with chairman of UKSA John Hunter, discussing corporate governance, investing habits and more .... Read the 'everyinvestor' article...

Monday, 2 March 2015 - 2:26pm

The UK Shareholders’ Association (UKSA) is an active member of Better Finance for All, the Brussels-based organisation that works for private savers and investors within the EU and for 2015 has voluntarily increased its subscription by 50 per...

Monday, 23 February 2015 - 11:47am

Investors in Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc are being asked, at very considerable expense, to let current and former directors off the hook, scot-free, for repeated breaches of the Companies Act. Nobody is resigning because of this.

In a 20...

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 - 2:43pm

Today’s announcement that takeovers by schemes of arrangement are to be subject to tax is a victory (albeit a small one) for private investors. See page 61, paragraph 1.249, of the full Autumn Statement for which a link appears below. The UK...

Tuesday, 4 November 2014 - 1:07pm

Two members of the UK Shareholders’ Association were pleased to have the opportunity of speaking at the London Investor Show, 24th October 2014. Malcolm Howard tackled “How to read published accounts to spot undervalued companies” and Eric...

Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 10:44pm

For the past 3 years, The UK Shareholders’ Association has played a leading role in advising the Government, the Financial Reporting Council, the Financial Conduct Authority and other bodies on issues arising from the growth of pooled nominee...

Friday, 27 June 2014 - 10:42am

The UK Shareholders’ Association continues to fight for better corporate governance and the better accounting that goes with it. One matter of concern has been, what should be meant by the term “going concern”?
For many years company...

Wednesday, 7 May 2014 - 1:38pm

Stockbroker Selftrade recently threatened to deny its customers access to their investments. It has since told them they are to be transferred to Equiniti, but not yet.

Selftrade originally demanded highly personal, intrusive information...

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 10:25am

Following a questioning letter to Sir David Walker about bonus awards for 2013, UKSA was invited to meet him. This...

Thursday, 27 March 2014 - 3:34pm

This commentary published March 2014.

Stewardship

The 2012 Persimmon Long Term Incentive...