Latest News from UKSA

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 - 11:14am

The UK Shareholders’ Association (UKSA) was recently asked to comment on a report, linked to the Financial Times, that some prominent fund managers were reluctant to declare their support for a newly published...

Monday, 18 May 2015 - 4:59pm

Hot on the heels of the Brussels conference on EU proposals for a capital markets union (see previous news item), the UK Shareholders’ Association (UKSA) has sent the Commission its...

Monday, 11 May 2015 - 9:24pm

What part do private investors have in the EU’s plans for a ‘capital markets union’ (CMU)? They may have to fight to be heard, because they are thought to be too risk averse and short-term oriented.

Three representatives of the UK...

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 3:42pm

The iPad has a new app. Devised by Capita Asset Services, ‘Signal documents’ enables users to download and use shareholder documents for most of Capita’s 880 stock market clients, 43% of the...

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 6:26pm

The Sunday Times, on April 26, has quoted Hargreaves Lansdown as claiming that private investors “have the same rights and benefits under a nominee service” as those holding shares in certificated form. This is incorrect and seriously misleading...

Monday, 30 March 2015 - 7:00pm

Do Alliance Trust directors deserve the support of their thousands of individual investors in resisting Elliott Advisors’ attempts to influence the company’s performance? Or is the hedge fund genuinely seeking long term improvement, rather than...

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...