Latest News from UKSA

Sunday, 30 September 2012 - 9:55pm

UKSA has sent letters to Dick Olver, BAE Systems chairman and to Sir Peter Mason KBE, its senior independent director, calling upon them to take whatever action is necessary to ensure that private investors in BAE using nominee accounts are...

Sunday, 30 September 2012 - 9:15pm

"Do you own the shares you bought"? "Yes of course I do"!, you say. But do you really? If like most people your shares are held in a nominee account, ISA or SIPP the answer is you probably don't. You are the beneficiary but not the legal...

Sunday, 30 September 2012 - 5:07pm

A new website has been created to campaign against executive greed. An issue which UKSA very much supports.

Pro Business Against Greed was started because Sir Mike Darrington, former Managing Director of Greggs, saw how things had changed...

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 - 9:42am

Responding to Vince Cable’s proposals for new reporting regulations on Directors’ Pay, UKSA’s points out that they take no account of the Kay Review, yet that Review was commissioned by Vince Cable himself.
Professor Kay has highlighted the...

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 - 11:49am

UKSA is among a number of investor bodies seeking changes in audit practice in order to bring about better protection of investor interests. Led by the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme, these embrace the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum,...

Monday, 3 September 2012 - 4:11pm

Calling all former Northern Rock Depositors

It is almost 5 years since our TV screens and newspapers were filled with pictures of the queues outside Northern Rock branches.

There is a building media interest on how the past 5 years...

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 - 6:30pm

Dennis Grainger, campaigner and lead plaintiff for the Rock small shareholders in the fight for fair
compensation, says that 150,000 small shareholders will be shocked, baffled, startled and angered
by the sad and strange ‘Decision’ (...

Thursday, 26 July 2012 - 2:09pm

The July edition is now available for download.
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Thursday, 19 July 2012 - 4:02pm

Eric Chalker writes to the FT in support of Xavier Rolet's of the LSE in his plea for more equity and less debt in funding companies.

For the full letter click here.

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Thursday, 12 July 2012 - 10:48am

UKSA has responded to a call for evidence from a Treasury Sub-Committee enquiring into the performance of the Money Advice Service (MAS). UKSA takes a keen interest in financial education and advice, as fundamental to maintaining a population of...