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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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Shenanigans in Siberia: the Petropavlovsk Saga and Why Retail Investors Matter

One of UKSA’s key beliefs, as well as ShareSoc’s, is that private investors are important and their voice needs to be heard. The current, for want of a better word, shenanigans, at Petropavlovsk (POG) gives private investors a key role in determining the future of a company. Peter Parry from UKSA and Paul de Gruchy from ShareSoc take up the story. Paul is a shareholder in Petropavslovsk and notes that it is one of his favourite shares for trading.
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Response to FRC discussion on using technology to enhance audit quality

Back in March 2020, in the context of various audit reform reviews and to help with their audit policy, the FRC felt the need to open up the discussion on the use of technology in audits to a wider range of stakeholders than regulators, standard setters and audit practitioners. UKSA and ShareSoc thought it was important to respond to this consultation from the point of view of a main consumer of statutory audits, private investors in shares in companies. UKSA’s and ShareSoc’s response, which was submitted to the FRC on 17th July 2020, can be found here.

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