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Date

Summary

11/04/2017

This press release was issued giving voting recommendations for the AGM of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS): Press093

03/04/2017

ShareSoc responded to the FCA's consultation on funding of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) with this note: FSCS-Funding

27/03/2017

This press release was issued giving voting recommendations for the AGM of Persimmon regading their pay policy: Press092

21/03/2017

Double taxation and broken promises (press release on dividend tax changes) - see Press091

03/03/2017

ShareSoc has responded to the FCA's consultation on business rules for firms providing contract for difference (CFD) products with this note: CFD-Response

01/03/2017

Alliance Trust vote - a victory for private investors and ShareSoc - see Press090

21/02/2017

ShareSoc submitted the following comments to the FCA on the Asset Management Market Study - Interim Report: Asset-Management-Study

20/02/2017

ShareSoc issues response to Green Paper on Corporate Governance Reform - see Press089

17/02/2017

Alliance Trust voting recommendations - see Press088

01/02/2017

RBS rejects democracy by refusing shareholder requisition for an AGM resolution - see Press087

23/01/2017

FCA's Mission Needs Substantial Reform, says ShareSoc - see Press086

30/12/2016

RBS shareholders demand Shareholder Committee - see Press085

29/11/2016

ShareSoc welcomes Corporate Governance and Pay Review in Government Green Paper - see Press084

25/10/2016

ShareSoc requests more power to ultimate investors - a response to the BIS Committee Inquiry on Corporate Governance - see Press083

23/08/2016

ShareSoc advises investors to vote against Berkeley Remuneration Report - see Press082

07/06/2016

ShareSoc proposes how the AIM Market should be improved - see Press081

20/05/2016

ShareSoc launches new Director Remuneration Guidelines - see Press080

18/05/2016

ShareSoc advises investors to vote against WPP Plc remuneration - see Press079

16/05/2016

ShareSoc appoints new Chairman and additional director - see Press078

29/04/2016

ShareSoc advises investors to vote against Reckitt Benckiser remuneration - see Press077

27/04/2016

ShareSoc slam London Stock Exchange over AIM failures - see Press076

14/04/2016

ShareSoc advises investors to vote against Anglo American Remuneration Report - see Press074

11/04/2016

ShareSoc advises investors to vote against BP Plc Remuneration Report - see Press073

19/01/2016

BIS release paper showing the mind-boggling complexity of the intermediated shareholding model - see Press072

04/11/2015

ShareSoc expresses the dismay of shareholders at the administration of Globo - see Press071

01/10/2015

Alliance Trust Shareholder Action Group welcomes changes announced by Alliance, but with reservations - see Press070 for more information.

19/09/2015

ShareSoc announces two new company seminars in October in London and in Altrincham (near Manchester) - see the Events page for more information.

07/09/2015

Private individuals own more of the UK stock market. See blog post on this here: Stock-market-ownership

24/08/2015

ShareSoc deplores withdrawal of Personal Crest Membership by brokers - see Press068.

04/08/2015

ShareSoc issues voting recommendations for Rensburg AIM VCT - see Press067.

10/06/2015

ShareSoc announces  the next Masterclass educational event in London - see Masterclass.

12/05/2015

Shareholder Action Group launched for Alliance Trust - see Press065 .

24/03/2015

ShareSoc comments on the proposals for Alliance Trust - see Press064.

10/02/2015

ShareSoc launches share ownership reform proposals. See Press063


This page contains news from ShareSoc that is of interest to private investors including all of our past press releases and responses to consultations.  The latest announcements are at the top of the list.  The right hand side of the page also contains a link to our Blog page for more topical news and comment and our recent Twitter tweets. Our regular newsletters (see Newsletters) also contain some news items and more in-depth analyses. Don’t forget to join ShareSoc as a Member if you have not already done so that you can receive those newsletters when they are issued.


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Epic

Company Name

SGRO

Segro

BEG

Begbies Traynor

BMD

Baronsmead 2nd Venture

FUEQUI

Fundsmith Equity Fund

FTV

Foresight VCT

IDOX

IDOX

WJG

Watkin Jones Group

BVT

Baronsmead Venture Trust

TPT

Topps Tiles

Recent AGM Reports on the ShareSoc Members Network

The above are just a few reports on company AGMs we have published recently. Go to Company_Reports for more information and details on how to submit your own reports.

ShareSoc Full Members can go directly to the AGM Report Forum by clicking on this link:

AGM_Forum