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.



UKSA identified the Persimmon LTIP as outrageous when it was first approved in 2012. This is more than a single-company story. It also shows what groups of individual shareholders could contribute to corporate governance were they not emasculated by the erosion of their rights in favour of conflicted institutional and corporate interests. Join UKSA to support the campaign against egregious LTIPs.


UKSA's Policy Director Peter Parry and Cliff Weight, his opposite number at ShareSoc, have jointly sent letters to the Financial Times, the Financial Reporting Council and the Financial Conduct Authority concerning Aviva's proposal to cancel 450 million irredeemable preference shares.

The letter published in the Financial Times, together with readers' comments, can be viewed here (paywall)


We have read the document ‘FCA Mission – Our Approach to Competition’. Our responses to the questions set out in the document are shown here.


Mercer, an influential provider of advice for pension schemes, has said asset managers should pay investors to run their portfolios and provide performance guarantees instead of earning fees regardless of the returns.


UKSA and ShareSoc have submitted comments in response to the FRC’s consultation on its draft strategy and budget for 2018.


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