Latest News from UKSA

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...

Wednesday, 8 May 2013 - 2:52pm

Free event on Monday 10 June 2013 in London
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Sunday, 28 April 2013 - 1:11pm

With the ongoing financial problems in the World it is a more than usually uncertain time for investors. The problems in the Euro-zone continue with new crises flaring up every few months. Developed countries seem unable to reduce debt to...

Monday, 8 April 2013 - 1:11pm

March 2013

Housebuilder Persimmon’s AGM takes place at York Racecourse on Thursday, April 18, but for the company’s management this will be no gamble. Last September, shareholders were persuaded to approve what the board has called a ‘...

Saturday, 30 March 2013 - 8:42pm

UKSA has contributed its views to the The Kay Review of UK Equity Markets and Long-Term Decision Making. Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills recently appeared before the HoC Business,...

Monday, 11 March 2013 - 6:52pm


When will the government stop depriving investors of ownership rights?

March 12th was ‘Ownership Day’. This worthy initiative, hosted by parliament, was intended to encourage the active exercise of shareholder...

Friday, 15 February 2013 - 4:29pm

An EU threat to require the abolition of share certificates was originally reported to UKSA members in the association’s magazine The Private Investor in March 2012. The proposal is that all shares should be held in central securities...

Monday, 21 January 2013 - 1:06pm

Shares in Persimmon plc have been rising (as have most housebuilders’ recently), so its shareholders will be happy. But something has happened which may leave its shareholders far from happy in the future, even though the majority voted for it....