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Feb 2017

BT Hit by False Accounts, RBS Rejects Democracy, Rolls-Royce Bribery, Technology Change - Pearson and Royal Mail, Globo Dissolved, Paddy Power Betfair, Cornhill Capital Fined, Forward Selling, Alliance Trust Voting Recommendations, Scottish Investment Trust, Brexit - Industrial Strategy and Productivity, Productivity and How to Improve It, Member Survey, Share Tipsters, USA Developments, Charles Stanley Warning, FCA's Mission, Dee Valley Takeover, National Grid Dividends, Obtaining Info on Frauds, Topps Tiles AGM

Jan 2017

New Year Resolutions (RBS), Paysafe Attacked, Redcentric, Bowleven, Fenner AGM Requisition, IDOX and Placings, William Hill, International Biotechnology Trust, Alliance Trust, Alliance Trust Savings and Barclays Charges, Stock Screens, FSCS Scheme Changes, Shareholder Rights Directive, Stamp Duty Review, ShareSoc's IT Project, Pay and Performance, Prospectus Changes, Forecasts, Withholding Taxes, Portfolio Construction, Book Review - What They Do With Your Money, Syngenta.

Dec 2016

RBS Settlement, Problems at Alliance Trust Savings, Aero Inventory - Deloittes Fined, No More Dividend Cheques from Aviva, Rolls-Royce Account Adjustments, Berkeley Group Interims and Pay, Inconvenient AGM Times, The Battle for Dee Valley, Blancco Technology and Corporate Governance, Chancellors Autumn Statement, FCA Study of Asset Management, Companies House, FCA Proposes Clamp Down on CFDs, Corporate Governance - Green Paper and BEIS Committee Inquiry, Mobilising Investors Conference, Masterclass Videos, Learning From The Experts 2 - Scottish Mortgage Trust, Book Review - The Stock Picker, Obituary - Stan Grierson, Pension Protection.

Nov 2016

Rolls-Royce Bribery Allegations, Foresight 4 VCT Board Changes, Tesco and RBS, AGMs Not To Be Missed - Dunelm and NCC, Monitise AGM, Xcite Energy, Red Faces at Redcentric, Aero Inventory, Rio Tinto, Trump Victory, When in a Panic, Remuneration Campaign, Research Tree, WH Ireland Stop Crest A/Cs, TD Direct Acquired by Interactive Investor, More Power Requested For Investors, Inquiry Into FCA's Mission, Restoring Responsible Ownership, Do Active Funds Underperform?, How To Take a Profit Without Selling, Learning from the Experts, FRC Lab Report.

Oct 2016

Lloyds Bank Shares, Foresight 4 VCT AGM, Asian Citrus Suspended, AIM Campaign Update, BBC AIM Programme, Autumn Mists and Profit Warnings, Governance Inquiry, Attitudes to Pay, Invitation from Capita, Leeds Seminar, FTSE Up - Pound Down - What Does the Future Hold?, Charles Stanley Direct Raises Charges, Member Update, FCA Consultation on MiFID II, Fees Take a Big Bite Out of Real Returns, Future Events, Responsible Investing, MEPS Reject PRIIPS, BHP Billiton Meeting, Using the Members Network, Suing Your Advisor.

Sep 2016

Tesco Fraud Charges + Cattles and Globo, Altrincham Seminar, A Couple of Problem VCTs - Foresight 4 and Edge Performance VCT, Greene King and Crawshaw, Micro Focus Takes on HPE Software, Berkeley Group AGM Report, Restoring Responsible Ownership, Money - You Can't Give It Away, Future Events, Companies House Records May Be Lost, Youinvest Charges, Wealth Managers Charges Still High, Share Buy-Backs, What Makes a Good Company?

Aug 2016

Sports Direct Resolution, Pay of FTSE-100 CEOs, Berkeley Group, SABMiller Bid, BSD Crown, New World Oil & Gas, Quindell, Alliance Trust, Lakehouse, NewRiver Retail, McColls Retail, Bradford & Bingley, Lloyds Bank, Globo, AIM Campaign, AIM Regulatory Landscape, Director Backgrounds, Bank Base Rate, The Unacceptable Face of Capitalism, BHS, National Grid, Emotion on Brexit, Charles Stanley Halts Certificated Dealing, Youinvest Charges, May The Force Be With You, New Business Secretary, Bonds, Insider Trading, IA Tackles Remuneration, Share Buy-Backs, Future ShareSoc Events, Book Review - Invest In The Best, Seminar Reports

Jul 2016

Elliott Take Stake in British Empire, Teathers Financial, EGM Called at New World Oil & Gas, BSD Crown EGM, SABMiller Bid Queried, Volkswagen Legal Action, RBS and Pre-Packs, Berkeley Results, AIM Market and Directa Plus, LSE Merger, Whitbread AGM, Brexit News, Update on IT Project, Open-Ended Property Funds, Where Bonds Are Concerned Trust No-One, Cash or Shares - Which is Best?, Investing By Numbers - Does it Work?

Jun 2016

AIM Campaign, Leeds Seminar, Pay Guidelines, Brexit Referendum - An Investment Analysis, London Seminar, Perverse EU Regulation, Rolls-Royce and Voting Procedures, Share Buy-Backs, Teathers Financial, Future ShareSoc Events, Alliance Trust and RIT Capital, Financial Repression, IT Project, Pay at WPP

May 2016

Lakehouse & Stock Spirits & Sprue Aegis, Leeds Seminar, Atlantis Japan Growth Fund, Rightmove AGM, Pearson AGM, Alliance Trust AGM, Rolls-Royce AGM, LSE AGM and AIM, Remuneration and Votes Against, BP AGM, Future ShareSoc Events, Pay at Weir & Reckitt-Benckiser & WPP, Anglo American, Book Review: Defensive Value Investor, Spreading Rumours, Pre-Emption Resolutions Likely to Change, New ShareSoc Directors, North-West Discussion Group.

Apr 2016

Serving You Better Appeal, Budget Report, Prime Minister Resigns, Lakehouse, Tungsten and Founders Coming Back, Stock Spirits, FAMR and Advice Services, Active Equity Funds Underperform, Spreading Rumours About Stocks, Remuneration Guidelines, BP Plc, Future ShareSoc Events, Remuneration: Gulf Marine Services, Remuneration: Alliance Trust, Eurovote.

Mar 2016

LSE - Deutsche Borse Merger and Brexit, What's Spooking the Property Market?, Commercial Property and Brexit, Brexit Survey Results, Earthport Hit by Apparent Fraud, Stanley Gibbons in Fund Raising, Alliance Trust Results, Dunedin Enterprise to Wind Up, BP Remuneration Review, How to Hold Shares - IC Article, Expensive to Die?, CMA Ofgem and Data Protection Rules, The Non-Financial Reporting Directive, The AIM Market and Improving It, Seminar Reports.

Feb 2016

Brexit Editorial, Sainsbury and Home Retail Group, More Bad News for Bank Investors, Placings and Open Offers - How to do Them, Globo Update, Monitise + Earthport + Tungsten Corp., Finsbury Trust AGM - Words of Wisdom from Nick Train, Equity Crowdfunding Platforms, Spotting Danger Ahead by Mark Lauber, BIS Paper on Shareholding Model, TD Direct Being Sold?, Fidelity Transferring Business, Stockbroker Transfers - More Delays.

Jan 2016

Lloyds Bank and the FCA, NS&I 65+ Bonds, Globo Administrators Report, The Audit of HBOS, Renew LTIP, Story Stocks and Purplebricks, Flowgroup, When Brokers Go Bust, Protecting Against Brokers Going Bust, Stockopedia's StockRanks Performance, Spotting the Duds, Windows 10, Book Reviews: What Works on Wall Street & Effective Investing, Future ShareSoc Events, Member's Letter, Crest Personal Membership, Sainsbury and Home Retail Group.

Dec 2015

The HBOS Report, Alliance Trust Chair Goes, Rensburg AIM VCT Merger Agreed, Globo, InternetQ, Pan African, Vislink, Jim Slater Obituary, Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust, Who Wants to be an ISA Millionaire?, Investing in AIM, EU Commission Proposes Overhaul of Prospectus Rules, LAPFF Writes to FTSE-350 Companies, The Truth About Executive Pay, Share Buy-Backs, Stockbroker Transfers, Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, Seminar Report, AGM Reports - Dunelm and AB Dynamics.

Nov 2015

Globo - A Shocking Case, Alliance Trust Investor Forum, Possible Volkswagen Legal Action, Identity Theft - Experian, TalkTalk and Paysafe, IPOs: Worldpay, Equiniti and McCarthy & Stone, Rensburg AIM VCT, Altrincham Seminar: Redx Pharma, Safestyle and Tracsis, UK Population Growth, Book Reviews: Other People’s Money, The Art of Execution and After The Storm

Oct 2015

Alliance Trust Announcement, Amlin and Glencore and Berkeley Group, Glencore Placing Attacked, Quindell Law Suit and Camkids, Hargreaves Lansdown and Opaque Accounts, Individuals Own More of the Stock Market, Can You Make Money in the FTSE-100?, Seminar Report (Avation, Somero, Empresaria and Deltex Medical), Corbynomics and Directors Pay and Voting, Investment Association in Turmoil, Pension Reforms - FCA Rule Changes, Better Finance Criticises Priips Proposals, VW Legal Action, Dematerialisation

Sep 2015

Natural Resource Companies and BHP Results, Rensburg AIM VCT and Blinkx AGMs, Dunedin Enterprise and High Discounts, Trading of Co-op Bank Shares, William Sinclair Pre-Pack, Petroceltic, Coping with Panics, Corbyn to Tackle High Pay Issue?, Personal Crest Membership Withdrawal, The Case of the Disappearing Shares, How I Select Companies by Keith Ashworth-Lord, Tax Compliance, Book Review - Better Value Investing

Aug 2015

Does Rolls-Royce Need Shaking Up?, Alliance Trust Results, Healthcare Locums, Goodwin Still on the Hook for RBS Debacle, Interesting AGMs, Stocktrade and Personal Crest Membership, VCT/EIS Changes, Undisclosed Fees, Financial Times Sale, Toshiba and Diageo, Gate Ventures and AIM, Chinese Markets in Freefall, Telecom Plus and Camkids - Creative Accounting and Pay Issues, Book Review - Black Horse Ride

Jul 2015

Charles Stanley and Alliance Trust, Rensburg AIM VCT About Face, Thorntons Takeover Bid, Visit to Shaftesbury, Changes at Oxford Technology VCTs, Foresight 4 "C" Shareholders Object, Interested in VCTs?, Unhappy Shareholders at Sea Energy, Vislink and Blinkx, How to Turn 9.5% into 2.4% at British Smaller Cos VCT, The Budget - How Will it Affect Private Investors?, VCT Changes, Defeating Shareholder Democracy at Alliance Trust et al, Energy Bills and Energy Companies

Jun 2015

Lloyds Bank, RBS Legal Case, Plus500 - The Last Word, Rensburg AIM VCT Wind-Up, Chinese AIM Companies - Sorbic et al, Interested in VCTs?, Issuing More Shares in Investment Trusts, Visit to Xaar, The Wonders of LTIPs - WPP and Sprue Aegis, A Dream Become a Nightmare, The Best Investment Web Sites, Personal Crest Membership, Valuing Unprofitable Companies, Cambridge Cognition, EU Directives, Policies - Call for Help.

May 2015

Alliance Trust AGM, Stocktrade Acquisition, Rolls-Royce CEO Quits, Tesco Results and Elementis AGM, Sainsbury's Results, Governance in Investment Trusts - Baronsmead VCT 3 and the Core VCTs, Shareholder Voting - Pay and BG Group, Masterclass Report, Manchester Masterclass, Election Winners and Losers, Easy Access to Company Documents, Indexation of Capital Gains, Company Seminar Report, Shareholder Rights Campaign Update.

Apr 2015

Alliance Trust Under Attack, Torex Retail, TXO and ADVFN, Shell and BG Group, WPP and Optimal Payments, Berkeley Mineral Resources, Majestic Wine, ShareSoc Masterclass, Changes to Pre-Emption Rights, AIM Regulation, FCA Criticised in Parliament, Dividend Tax Guide, FCA Regulation of Social Media, Future ShareSoc Events, ShareSoc Company Seminar, The Budget, Active Management and Collective Action, SharePad Review, Members Letter, Iceberg Project.

Mar 2015

Affected by the Oil Price Slump? Weir, Petrofac and IDOX, Rolls-Royce Results, Moneysupermarket, Rensburg AIM VCT Wind Up, Naibu and Majestic Wine - AIM Companies Losing Directors, DFS Furniture IPO, Fundsmith Meeting, 50 Years at Berkshire, Olympus - A 1.7 Billion Dollar Fraud, Armour Group - Bob Morton and the Takeover Panel, Pay at Barclays, Guide to Venture Capital Trusts and Foresight VCTs, Discretionary Trusts and Avoiding IHT, Shareholder Rights on ShareRadio, Closet Index Trackers, Abolition of Stamp Duty, Afren and TXO, Driver Group AGM, Legal Redress.

Feb 2015

Beating the Index: Fundsmith Results, Monitise Crashes, Forex Trading, ScS Group Listing - a PrePack Phoenix Relists, HSS Hire and IPOs, Market Abuse - ESMA Advises on New Regime, Corporate Governance at Quindell, and News on Aero Inventory, Share Ownership Reform, Chris Menon Interviews Rory Gillen, High Pay Centre Launch Fat Cat Competition, My Favourite Share (Bioventix), Armour Group, Book Review: Berkshire Beyond Buffett, How I Choose My Investments, Negative Bond Yields, Life Settlement Group

Jan 2015

Law Suits: Quindell + Lloyds + RBS and SIPPs, Lloyds ECN Scandal, Royal Mail and the Myners Report, Naibu Suspended, Charles Stanley loses Finance Director, Two More AIM Exits - Ludorum and Armour, Daniel Stewart, FairFX, 2014 Review and New Year Resolutions, YouTube Video on Shareholder Rights, Ignoring the UK Corporate Governance Code, How Many Roles?, Pensioner Bonds, Closet Index Trackers, ShareRadio, Future Events, ShareSoc MasterClass, Sector Review: Pharm and Biotech, Auditor Regulation, Controlling Bankers.

Dec 2014

Tesco Legal Action, BG Group and Pay, Bradford & Bingley and Northern Rock Bonds, BP & Shell AGM Resolutions, AIM Delistings - Security Research and Rethink, Alpha Pyrenees Trust, British Empire Trust, Chancellor's Autumn Statement, FairFX Company Review, Vanguard Backing Shareholder Committees, IHT Relief in AIM Companies, EU Shareholder Rights Directive, The Small-cap Risk Myth, Mello2014 Review, H-Scores for the Supermarkets, What Works for Me - Philip Hayton, The Pension Revolution, A Year in Review: Victoria, Blinkx, Quindell and Tesco.

Nov 2014

Glaxo Results, A Tale of Two Trusts - SLS and BRWM, The Vote at Electra Private Equity, Legal Action on Lloyds-TSB and HBOS, Optimal Payments and Quindell and Equity Loans, Shareholder Rights Campaign Launched, Shareholder Rights - The Way Forward, FCA Campaign on Scams, Directors' Pay Rises, Progress on the Kay Review, Growth Company Seminar Report, Mello2014 and ShareSoc AGM Reports

Oct 2014

Tesco (multiple articles), Sainsbury and Other Supermarkets, Barclays Bank, MoPowered, Globo Interims and software companies, Oxford Tech VCTs, Scottish Independence Postscript, The Dangers of Share Tips - Naibu and Monitise, Diageo AGM, Inheritance Tax, Bradford & Bingley, Shareholder Rights, Tax Advantaged Venture Capital Schemes, UK Corporate Governance Code

Sep 2014

Terry Smith demolishes Tesco, British Country Inns, National Grid and the Issue of High Pay, New Boards at Oxford Technology VCTs, BHP Billiton - Unlocking Shareholder Value?, West Brom B.S. AGM, Quindell Judgement, Quoted Data, ShareSoc web site changes, Cyber threats and how to avoid them, Scottish Independence, Berkeley AGM Report, ShareSoc Events (Shareholder Rights Meeting)

Aug 2014

Oxford Tech VCTs, Tesco's new leader, Voting at Majestic Wine, National Grid AGM, Active managers and Monks I.T., High pound hits profits, Good news from Hargreaves Lansdown, Delays in SIPP transfers, Participation in Shareholder Class Actions, TR Property I.T., Are tips useful?, Controlling bankers, Alkane placing, AIM and other regulatory changes, CCLA opposes remuneration reports, Book review- Shredded (Goodwin & RBS).

July 2014

Pay at RBS and Burberry, Kentz Offer, Victoria, AstraZeneca and Takeover Rules, The Directors of SSE, Zoopla and Rightmove, West Brom B.S. in Profit, Carpetright, Long standing directors and investment trusts, Fiduciary Duty and Intermediated Securities, Giving Shareowners a Voice, Shorting Attacks - Blinkx, Quindell and Gowex, Berkeley Group and Housebuilders, Crawshaw, ShareSoc Members Respond to Accounting Policies Survey, Book Review- Investment Trusts

Jun 2014

Saga IPO Postscript, Oxford Technology VCTs, ASOS, AstraZeneca & Pfizer, Silverdell, Carpetright, Blur Group, Remuneration at Kentz and Hiscox, Gulf Keystone, SSR Results, Selftrade, Directors Buying at Chrysalis VCT, New ShareSoc Director, Delays in Transfers, Hartman Capital, Portfolio Trends, Wider Share Ownership, Edge Performance VCTs, Crawshaw Profile, Prospects for Israeli Companies

May 2014

AstraZeneca Offer, Quindell and How to Avoid the Shorters, Company Refs Offer, Pay at Barclays, Oxford Technology VCTs, Selftrade Annoys its Customers, Delays in SIPP and ISA Transfers, FT Letter on Dematerialisation, Changes to Company Regulations, Do Shareholders Own Companies?, Baronsmead VCT 3, Directors Share Buying at Chrysalis VCT, ShareSoc/Hardman Seminar in Leeds, BP AGM Report, Moneysupermarket.com AGM Report, Revamped Newsletter, New AGM Reports

Apr 2014

AMEC and Remuneration, Kentz Changes Pay Stance, Shareholder Activism wins at Leaf Clean Energy, London Value Investor Conference, Blinkx rebuts allegations, Good news on Amati VCTs and the future of Rensburg AIM VCT, Oxford Technology VCYs lose VCT status, A successful investment story, SSE, Centrica and Energy Market Probe, ShareSoc Company Seminar, The Budget in Depth, New Chairman for ShareSoc, ShareSoc/Hardman Leeds Investor Forum, Company Seminar Report, Charles Stanley and Stockbroker Fees, Are you a Speculator or Investor?, RM Plc AGM Report

Mar 2014

Barclays Bank and Rolls-Royce results, EGM requisition at Leaf Clean Energy, ShareScope special offer, Royal Bank of Scotland, Essar Energy and Camkids, Blinkx, Company Seminar, Financial repression to continue, Stop losses and shorting, RM share consolidation, Remuneration Policies - Baronsmead VCT 3 and EasyJet, Analysts forecasts and Persimmon, Company Seminar Report - NewRiver Retail, Ilika, DotDigital and IS Solutions, Crowdfunding rules confirmed, Scottish Mortgage Trust reduces fees

Feb 2014

Blinkx - More Market Abuse?, Albemarle & Bond, UKValueInvestor Special Offer, Silverdell Meeting Report, Investors Chornicle Tips, Fundsmith Progress, AIM is no longer a dog, EuroFinUse adopts Manifesto, Response to Fiducuary Duties Consultation, Member Survey Results, Investment Trust Discounts, Who Runs Investment Trusts?, Inflation Down?, Hargreaves Lansdown's revised charges, How to Avoid the Duds, Hargreaves Lansdown Company Review, Retail Sector Review, British Smaller Companies whitewash

Jan 2014

Christmas goodwill from Avocet and a present for the kids, B&B Finance Director fined, BAE Systems, Survey on Voting and Nominees, Timetotrade Special Offer, Company Seminar, Market Prognostications, Three Years On, Investing is a Lonely Task, VCTs and Tax Relief Abuses, KIVA Crowd Funding, Silverdell, Simplifying Your Life, Fiduciary Duty Consultation, Market Abuse, Non-Exec Directors, Company Reviews - MoPowered and GameAccount Network, Decline of the British Empire

Dec 2013

RBS and the unacceptable face of banking, Hibu - a most peculiar EGM and more on RBS, Bradford & Bingley, How many corporate jets does Tesco need?, Directors' Pay and Galliford Try - Apathy reigns, Albemarle & Bond, Stockpedia Special Offer, Netcall AGM Report, Collective Engagement - a new "City Club" for institutions?, FCA Consultation on Crowdfunding, The Chancellor's Autumn Statement - What's in it for investors?, Are AIM Tech Company Directors underpaid?, A "John Lee" stock screen, How I became an ISA Millionaire, The Level of Speculation in AIM Stocks, A Nation of DIY Investors, Book Review: How to Make a Million Slowly

Nov 2013

Bulletin Boards and Globo, Declam succumbs to Takeover Offer, Co-Operative Bank, Royal Mail IPO, Problem companies-Hibu,Vicorp, Avia Health Informatics, Invu, Albemarle & Bond, Trusting the Regulators, London Investor Show, Company Owners to be disclosed, APCIMS and SIPPDEAL name changes, Bank of England policy change, Top performing VCTs, Limits to the power of controlling shareholders, A cap on ISA holdings?, Trade your pension, Rights issues and open offers, Vicorp General Meeting, Book Review - Inflation Tax, Changes to ShareSoc Membership Structure, Improved ShareSoc Blog

Oct 2013

Royal Mail IPO, Downing VCTs Merger, Lloyds Bank stake sale, Barclays accounting, Real Good Food, New pay rules and MS International, Robert Peston goes shopping and Carpetright, Abbey Protection, Diageo AGM votes, FTSE100 Pay, Share options and perverse incentives, Personal Crest Accounts, Direct share ownership increasing, How to pick small cap stocks and Harry Nimmo, Clear Books and Crowd Funding, City of London Investment Group AGM, ShareSoc Technology Seminar Report (Armour Group, Ideagen and Regenersis), London investor Show, Takeover Panel rule change.

Sep 2013

Vodafone/Verizon Deal, Vodafone - an Effective Divident Cut?, Royal Bank of Scotland - lawyers are queuing up, RSM Tenon PrePack, Dunedin Enterprise, Kentz - Keeping shareholders in the dark, Media Corporation, Elektron Technology, Cambridge Cognition, Transparency and Trust, JKX Oil, Improving Governance and Shareholder Engagement, Quality Companies and How to Pick Them, Buying more shares - when should you do it?, Popular AIM shares, Technology Company Seminar invite, The End of Share Certficates, GB Group company review, New Site Map, Book Review

Aug 2013

Source Bioscience & Vindon, Esure and IPOs, SocialGO gives up, AIM delistings and Avia Health Informatics, BAE Interims, Silverdell, Hibu Shareholder Action Group, Renishaw - no more chats with the CEO, Elementis and Gulf Keystone board changes, City of London Investment Trust removes performance fee, Votes against holding meetings at short notice, ISA statistics, AIM shares in ISAs, Consultation on VCT buy-backs, ShareSoc AGM report, Members Meeting in Stokenchurch, Invensys and long term holders, Share scheme adjustments, Shining a torch into the murky world of corporate governance, Northern Venture Trust General Meeting report

Jul 2013

HiWave (NXT), Dick Olver knighthood, Rewards for failure - BAE Systems and Babcock, Voting Recommendations - Rensburg AIM VCT and Intercede, Performance fees at VCTs - Maven VCTs and British Smaller Companies, Nothern Venture Trust performance fee, AIM shares in ISAs, Tax evasion and a register of beneficial owners, Gold and gold miners, PIBS holders to take a haircut again at the Co-op (Britannia)?, Tesco AGM report, Rating Agencies, Criminal liability of directors for reckless behaviour?, Book review - Simple But Not Easy, Silverdell and the dangers of AIM

Jun 2013

BAE Systems and Questions at AGMs, RBS Public Offer to be a CFD?, Cosalt, Colombian Mineral Resources, Where there's muck...., Rightmove and Smart TVs, Pay romps ahead, You may be forced to stay off the booze, Presentations at AGMs, Presenting results - Blinkx, Investment trust income distributions - HgCapital, Quadratic vote buying, PV Crystalox Solar AGM, SME Access to Capital, ICAEW Paper, Greggs company review, Investing in Loans, MyShares UK App

May 2013

Scottish Oriental Smaller Cos Trust, Graphite Enterprise Trust, Tesco results, VSA Capital Group delisting, Healthcare Locums, Turbotec delisting, Is AIM dead?, AIM shares in ISAs, BAE Systems AGM Report, London Capital Group AGM, Delcam AGM, Technology Company Seminar, Are you a shareholder?, Charges can wipe out your gains, How to select stocks, Excessive intermediation, Investment for the family, Web site changes, An invite to influence company information supply, New AGM reports

Apr 2013

BAE AGM, HBOS, RBS Legal Action, Bankers Pay, Barclays business practices, Petropavlovsk dividend, Turbotec delisting, Audit market, AIM Companies in ISAs, The Budget, ShareSoc Technology Seminar - Dotdigital, Deltex Medical and Escher, Shell AGM, Medallion Guarantees, Are index funds killing the market?, Revitalising AGMs, Elementis and Voting at AGMs, Government to Review Pre-packs, High yielding VCTs - Baronsmead VCT3, VCT5 and Chrysalis VCT, New AGM Reports

Mar 2013

Should you Invest in Esure?, Audit market not serving shareholders, Facing up to Reality at Aviva, Facing up to Reality at RBS, Cosalt goes into Pre-Pack Administration, United Carpets Pre-Pack, Member Survey, New High Growth Segment, ShareSoc Investor Day and Members Meeting Report, Technology Company Seminar, From the Blog - BAE Systems and RM, Avoiding Libel, Bradford & Bingley Action Group in Court, Dematerialisation, Bankers' Bonuses, Some Pay Figures, High Pay Centre Report and PIRC Opposes LTIPS, On-line Brokers, IDOX Review

Feb 2013

Barclays and other Banks, Victoria Director Contract, Orchid Developments, EasyJet, Stobart, LSE Consultation, Intercede Profit Warning, BAE Systems, Rensburg AIM VCT, ShareSoc Investor Day, Don't be a Follower of Fashion, Avoiding Embarrassment, Total Value Investing by John Kingham, Pre-Packs - Insolvency Report from Commons Committee, Shareholder Voting Across Europe, Corero Network Security - Placing and Control Issues, Tracsis Company Review, Test of Proper Purpose at Red Rock Resources, Book Reviews - Tap Dancing to Work and Professional Investor Rules.

Jan 2013

BAE Systems, RBS News and Bank Ring Fencing, Orchid Developments, Red Rock Resources, RPI to Remain Unchanged, 2012 Portfolio Performance - Small Caps were the Key, Stock Screening Wins - Maybe, SEIS Scheme Extended, ShareSoc Investor Day, Investment Trusts, EuropeanIssuers take stance on Securities Laws, Reinvigorating AGMs, DotDigital Review, British Empire Securities AGM Report, Book Review - the Little Book that Beats the Market.

Dec 2012

Graphite Enterprise Trust, Pay in AIM Companies - Inland Homes, Bezant and Solo Oil, HP and Autonomy, National Grid, ShareSoc Opposes Changes to the Retail Price Index, AIM Companies in ISAs, Self Regulation, SIPP Operators Capital, AIM Company Rating Systems (Scorecard), Kay Review, Brightside Group Profile, Members' Meeting - Preliminary Announcement, Pure Wafer AGM Report, Book Review - The Clash of the Cultures.

Nov 2012

BAE Systems Campaign, Redrow, Victoria, Vodafone and Share Buy-Backs, The Abuse of Share Incentive Schemes, ISDX Launch, MPs criticise RBS Report, Improving Engagement, Rising Director Remuneration, Banning Risky Behaviour, Rensburg AIM VCT, Farage or Farrago, Creating Wealth Using Dividends, Danish Shareholders Association, Improving Non-Executive Directors, Fundsmith Review, Book Review - Contrarian Investing, Dunedin Enterprise GM, Diageo AGM, Abcam AGM.

Oct 2012

BAE/EADS Merger, Graphite Enterprise Campaign, Direct Line IPO, AIM IPO - Blur Group, World Money Event Presentation, Petition Results, Proposed Changes to the Listing Rules, Cummings Gets His Comeuppance, RPI Due for a Makeover?, Remuneration (Business Against Greed, Persimmon LTIP, Halfords CEO, Monitise), The Pension Time Bomb Has Arrived, AIM Placings (2ergo), Company Review - St. Ives, Book Review, AGM Report Prize Winner, Electronic Voting and AGMs, Intercede AGM Report, Victoria General Meeting.

Sep 2012

Intercede U-Turn, Graphite Enterprise Campaign Launched, Monitise - Who Will Make Money?, More Non-Independent Chairmen, Success in Fighting Financial Crime, Lo-Q and the Issue of Too Many Directorships, Sorting Out the Nominee Account Voting Problem, AIM Market, Quotas for Women on Boards?, Crowdfunding, If You Can Keep Your Head - Fixed Income or Equities?, UK Stewardship Code Set for Change, Retail Distribution Review Coming Soon, Book Reviews - Steve Jobs, The Facebook Effect, Double Entry, Victoria AGM Report

Aug 2012

Hiscox & Bellway - Combined Code ignored, Lighthouse Grou - Delisting Defeated, Northern Rock Judgement and RBS Nationalisation, From the Blog, Kay Review Published, Non-Executive Directors, Obtaining Voting Results, EasyJet and the Issue of Too Many Directorships, Marlow Members Meeting, Twitter Cashtag, Investment Company Report - Consilia, AGM Reports - Rensburg AIM VCT and Halfords, NewPrize Competition for the Best AGM Report, Book Review

Jul 2012

Asterand, Intercede, Lighthouse Group, Lees Foods, Voting Against AGM Resolutions, Intercede, Rensburg AIM VCT and British Smaller Companies VCT, From the Blog, Ideagen, Healthcare Locums, Business Control Solutions, NCC Group and William Ransom, The Causes of the Banking Crisis and Pay Reform, Building a Share Portfolio - the Basics, Fund Managers on the Boards of Investment Trusts - Templeton Emerging Markets, Recent ShareSoc Actions, ShareSoc AGM and Members Meeting Report, First Members Meeting in Buckinghamshire, Graphite Enterprise AGM, Software Radio Tech AGM, Book Review- Monkey With A Pin, Digital Look, Investor Ease and Book Review-Management in 10 Words.

Jun 2012

Still the Unacceptable Face of Capitalism? Lonrho and Morson, Halfords Buy-Backs to Cease and Fraud at Weavering, PV Crystalox Solar - outlook not so sunny, Lees Foods and Lamprell, Last Man Standing - Rensburg AIM VCT, ShareSoc Members Meeting, William Ransom and Plus Markets, Annual General Meetings, Cookies, Advice to a Busy Person, Investment for Oldies - AIM IHT Portfolios, How much is free and independent advice worth - MoneySupermarket.com, Scottish Mortgage Trust and Printing.com, Government Acts on Director Pay, Who Decides on Pay and Pay for Performance - it Does not Exist!, Hiscox AGM Report, Faroe Petroleum AGM - Victory for Shareholders, Book Reviews.

May 2012

Graphite Enterprise, West Brom B.S., Globo, Lees Foods, All Leisure, Edinburgh US Tracker, Faroe Petroleum, Media Corporation, Plus Markets to close, ShareSoc Members Meeting, Chris Boxall, Private Investor Network, Campaign on High Pay, Consultations, SERPS. Dividends Keep You Anchored, Voting at General Meetings, Share Consolidations, Ideagen Profile, Comparative Pay at Intercede and UK Software Companies, Pay Peanuts - Get Rich, AGM Reports: Barclays, Blackrock World Mining, Aviva, Petrofac, Book Review- The Long and Short of It, Sharecast and Digital Look

Apr 2012

Graphite Enterprise, Dunedin Enterprise, 3i, Alliance Trust, Lees Foods, Barclays AGM, Worldspreads, Kay Review, Executive Remuneration, Institutions Get Tough on Pay, Barclays, RBS, HBOS/Lloyds, EuroFinuse Meeting Report, Cap on Banker's Bonuses?, ShareSoc Membership Structure, Revised Web Pages, Events, Software Radio Profit Warning, Summit Placing, Intercede, Market Abuse, Globo Company Review, The Good, Bad and Ugly, Chancellor's Budget Report, Did Auditors Break the Law?, RM AGM Report, Book Reviews, Stockopedia Pro Review.

Mar 2012

RM Plc, Healthcare Locums, Cosalt Delisting Defeated, Pan African Resources, Norseman Gold, Lo-Q, RBS and Lloyds Results, Framlington AIM VCT, Monitise Results, ShareSoc Membership Structure, Tax Year End Looms, The AIM Market, How to Improve AIM, Kay Review,  Voting at General Meetings, Nominee Accounts, Media Corporation and Brewin Dolphin AGMs, Artisan Deslisting, Twitter News Feed.

Feb 2012

Pan African Resources, World Energy, Toledo Mining, Globo and Sanderson Group, Shareholder Action Groups for RNS, Lloyds and Bradford & Bingley, Software Radio Technology, Rensburg AIM VCT, Negative Interest Rates, How to Set Fund Management Fees, Downing Income VCT3 and Baronsmead VCT AGMs, Pre-Pack Administrations, ShareSoc Branches, Volunteering Opportunities, The Pay of Directors and Executives Under Challenge, Visit to Selftrade, Are There Market Inefficiencies and Can You Exploit Them?, Smiths News, Book Review: A Random Walk Down Wall Street, Magazine and Newsletter Reviews.

Jan 2012

Royal Bank of Scotland - FSA Report, Blackrock World Mining and City of London Investment Group, Greek Investments, Rensburg AIM VCT, Smiths News, RBS and Bonus Cultures, Fund Management Charges, Northern Venture Trust, MF-Global, Seymour Pierce Fined and AIM Regulation, IndigoVision, Aminex, Fundamental Analysis - New Spreadsheet, Writing an AGM Report, Investing in Private Companies, Conygar AGM Report and Analysis, Interesting Financial Facts, Book Review

Dec 2011

Intercede and Dunelm, MF Global and Patsystems, Bristol & West PIBS (Bank of Ireland) - War Declared, World Energy, Kiva - Microfinance at Work, Camco and IDOX, Pay at Camco and IDOX, World Federation of Investors Corporation Meeting, Evaluating Basic Company Information (Fundamentals), Farepak Administration, Tobin Taxes, A Post Mortem on the Banking Crisis, The Future of Narrative Reporting, High Pay Commission Report, Improving Shareholder Democracy and AGMs, Nick Clegg Gets Tough on Pay, Conygar Investment Company, Book Review - the Search for Income, Television Reviews

Nov 2011

Dunedin Enterprise, Media Corp, Group NBT, IBM, Northern Rock Sale, Bradford & Bingley and Accounting Standards, Rampant Directors Pay, Diageo, Reckitt Benckiser, Forced Purchases of Shares, Olympus, Royal Bank of Scotland, Tips for Using the Members Network, Hidden Fund Costs, Betting Against Disaster, Share Buy-Backs, The Problems of AIM, Asterand and Avia Health, Kay Review, Pay at Diageo, Executive Remuneration, Book Review, Pan African Resources, Abcam, Spurs, Millwall, Nighthawk, Members Meeting Report and Visit to Sweden

Oct 2011

Artemis VCT, Just Car Clinics, Media Corporation, Alexon, Alliance Trust, Healthcare Locums, Sharemark Service, Consultations Galore, Share Buy-Backs, Stock Lending, LinkedIn and Facebook, Shareholder Committees, Book Review - Alistair Darling's Memoir, Intercede AGM Report, Want to Buy a Piece of History?, AIM Petition, It's a Small World (for Networkers), Shareholder Committees E-Petition

Sep 2011

Kings Arms Yard VCTs, Healthcare Locums, Parseq, Quintain, Betfair, Intercede, Easyjet, ICB Report, City of London Investment Group, Barry Olliff's Comments on Investment Trusts, Short Selling and Stock Lending, Shareholder Action Group - Running a Group, Trail Commission, How is the Real World?, Questions..., Book Review - The UK Trader's Bible, Members' Meeting, Rensburg AIM VCT, Churchill China, Nominee Accounts E-Petition

Aug 2011

AGMs, HBOS/Lloyds RBS & B&B, Northern Rock, Bglobal and Carpetright, 3i Group, Fund Fees, Tender offers and Pooled Nominee Accounts, Trading Turmoil Failures, Junior ISAs, Bamboo Bonds, Foresight VCTs, Shareholder Action Groups, Women on Boards, Book Review - Keep Calm and Carry On, Share Buy-Backs and Halfords, Fund Rebates and the RDR, Software Radio Technology, Paper Annual Reports.

Jul 2011

Vince Cable Consultations, PV Crystallox Solar, 3i Group, Langbar Conviction, Bank of Ireland and West Bromwich B.S. PIBS, From the Blog, Medicsight, Cheques Reprieved, Updates on Past Editions, Companies Not Valued on Profits - IT Companies, Nominee Accounts - Attending and Voting at General Meetings, Healthcare Locums, Book Review - Selecting Shares that Perform, Claiming Back Withholding Taxes, RBS and the Asset Protection Scheme, How Not to Measure a Business - By its Rate of Return?

Jun 2011

Performance Analysis & Statpro, ShareSoc Manifesto, Media Corporation, News on Members Network, From the Blog, IP Group AGM Report, Updates on Past Editions, Valuing Unprofitable Companies, Members Meeting Report, Pre-Pack Administrations, ShareSoc Writes to Vince Cable, Book Review: Picking Winning Shares, Solar Energy and PV Crystallox Solar, Voting and Crest Accounts, Directors Pay, Euroinvestors, WFIC, Northern Rock and MWB Business Exchange, Regulation FD.

May 2011

Director Appointment, Kings Arms Yard VCT, Delcam, ShareSoc News Blog, Benefits of Mergers, ShareSoc Manifesto, Updates on Past Editions, What Makes a Good Company?, The Evils of Inflation, Book Reviews: Free Capital and Don't Count on It!, Investment Scams, Members Meeting, Member Survey Results, The Phoenix 4, Tesco, Looking for Information?, Members Network Launch.

Apr 2011

Alterian, Smartfocus, Alliance Trust, Dunedin Enterprise, MBL, DRAX AGM, Bank Action Groups, Healthcare Locums, Budget Review, Bluehone AIM VCT, Book Review: Concise Guide to ETFs, Pre-Pack Administrations, Revenue Recognition, Abcam, Geong, Bank & Insurance Funds, Private Sector Job Growth, Share Buy-Backs, Independent Commission on Banking (ICB), West Bromwich B.S., BP AGM.

Mar 2011

British Banks, Lo-Q, Acuity Growth VCT (Foresight 5), Bluehone VCT, Second-hand VCTs, EPS Interpretation, Quintain, Pan African Resources, MIFID 2, Share Buy-Backs, Book Review-The Little Book of Behavioural Investing, Female Board Directors, Scrapping Paper Reports, AIM Regulation, ShareSoc Funding, Investment Trusts outperform Open-Ended Funds, Nomination Committees.

Feb 2011

Contains articles on the Financial Report Council and printed annual reports, Spark VCT, Keydata VCTs, Torex Retail, Healthcare Locums, JJBSports, Banks and Action Groups, AIM Companies in ISAs, Momentum Investing, Betting Against Disasters, Investing in Technology Stocks, IDOX, Alterian, Smartfocus, Alkane Energy, ETFs, Plus Ca Change, Legal Redress, Shareholder Activism, F&C Asset Management, The Rational Optimist Book Review, Execution Only Trading to be Banned.


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