Latest News from UKSA

Thursday, 27 March 2014 - 3:13pm

The economic value of the Persimmon 2012 LTIP grant is now close to £400million.
• £120million of this will go to just 3 directors.
• £10million will go to the Chief Executive who retired in April 2013.

This is a huge transfer...

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 - 1:54pm

Long term Barclays’ shareholders who took up the Open Offer of 2008 will remember bitterly the board’s broken promises, explicitly stated in the Q & A leaflet issued at the time, that not only would it “maintain its current dividend policy”...

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 - 1:47pm

As the UK’s principal organisation representing the interests of individual shareholders, we play an active role in seeking to influence government and the various regulatory bodies on matters which affect those interests. It is a feature of...

Thursday, 6 February 2014 - 11:23am

It has been announced that Sir Win Bischoff, currently chairman of Lloyds Banking Group plc, will succeed Baroness Hogg as chairman of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
Notably, as a long term banker, Sir Win is known to be in favour...

Thursday, 23 January 2014 - 11:18am

The UK Shareholders' Association has made a commentary on the Discussion Paper on the Conceptual Framework issued by the IASB.
Read the undernoted associated papers in full.

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Tuesday, 17 December 2013 - 12:40pm

UKSA welcomes this month’s launch of a common database on which European audit regulators will be able to study each other’s inspectors’ reports on the ten largest European audit firm networks: PwC, KPMG, Deloitte, EY, BDO, Grant Thornton, Nexia...

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 - 4:40pm

The UKSA policy team has been investigating use of sections 146/147 of the Companies Act. These enable investors using nominee accounts to receive information from the companies in which they invest, but only if the nominee account provider...

Monday, 21 October 2013 - 10:25am

The UK Shareholders' Association Office telephone number has changed to 0208 295 1667

Monday, 13 May 2013 - 11:09pm

A paper prepared by the UK Shareholders’ Association on the prudence concept in accounting has been published today. Please see the attached file to read the full paper.

Saturday, 11 May 2013 - 2:36pm

Thanks to Dr Kamal and Mr Stolojan for arranging this meeting, and for giving me the chance to represent the views of investors. I am somewhat overawed by the experience and skills of my fellow panellists.

My background is that I am a...