2011

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UKSA makes a submission to The Sharman Inquiry
Wednesday, 21 December 2011 - 11:43am
UKSA continues its work of responding to Governmental and Regulatory proposals. We see this as a way of increasing the profile of UKSA and to encourage such bodies to consider the private (beneficial) shareholder. We have responded to the...
UKSA makes a submission to The Kay Review
Monday, 28 November 2011 - 2:43pm
In its submission to the first stage of Professor Kay's review into the operation of equity markets in the UK (on behalf of BIS, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), UKSA has asserted that they suffer from the following basic...
Chris Hulme discusses Executive Pay on 5Live
Tuesday, 22 November 2011 - 10:42am
Chris Hulme, UKSA Chairman, joined a recent discussion panel on BBC 5Live Money News, following a report from the High Pay Commission.
Chris' contribution used to be linked here, bbc.co.uk/i/b017h4q5, 1h:40m into the programme, but has now...
UKSA makes a submission on Narrative Reporting
Monday, 21 November 2011 - 3:04pm
The UK Shareholders' Association has made a submission to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on the Furure of Narrative Reporting.
For full details of UKSA's response see the attached document.
UKSA makes a submission on Executive Remuneration
Monday, 21 November 2011 - 3:04pm
The UK Shareholders' Association has made a submission to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on Executive Remuneration consultation.
Chris Hulme, UKSA chairman, commented:
"As private shareholders we are also private...
UKSA appearing at the 2011 London Investor Show
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 - 2:42pm
The UK Shareholders Association will be represented at the 2011 London Investor Show, taking place at Olympia on Friday 21st October.
Come and visit the UKSA representatives at stand 67....
UKSA working with the FRC
Sunday, 16 October 2011 - 5:34pm
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) — a body of great importance for all private investors — has launched a new initiative to improve the quality of information made available to company owners — ie their shareholders. "...
UKSA responds to 'Cutting Clutter'
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 - 7:47pm
The UK Shareholders' Association has produced a response to the Financial Reporting Council's request for investors' views on how listed companies might curtail the increasing amount of disclosures they are making in annual reports.
Our...
UKSA responds to EU on Corporate Governance
Thursday, 30 June 2011 - 9:00am
The UK Shareholders' Association has today responded to the European Commission's Green Paper on Corporate Governance (COM 164).
UKSA's response, led by members Roy Colbran and John Hunter, details the private investor's perspective on...
The Motley Fool publishes podcast with UKSA
Friday, 27 May 2011 - 7:50pm
Today, leading online investment community The Motley Fool, published a podcast featuring UKSA Chairman Chris Hulme.
This wide ranging discussion addressed several of the biggest issues...
Takeovers by schemes of arrangement
Tuesday, 24 May 2011 - 11:40am
Investors Chronicle carries a regular feature on current takeover offers. These are always accompanied by a brief explanation of how takeovers work, but this has now been amended as a result of an intervention by UKSA. An additional paragraph...
Chaucer Holdings plc - a proposed takeover by Scheme of Arrangement
Tuesday, 24 May 2011 - 11:30am
As featured in the latest issue of UKSA’s magazine, The Private Investor, one of UKSA’s directors has written to Martin Gilbert, chairman of Chaucer Holdings, an acquisition target, challenging the thinking behind Mr Gilbert’s statement to...
UKSA records podcast with The Motley Fool
Friday, 13 May 2011 - 8:28pm
Chris Hulme, UKSA Chairman, today took part in an internet podcast with David Kuo, Financial Broadcaster with The Motley Fool, one of the UK's leading personal finance websites.
The podcast, part of The...
New Directors Appointed For UKSA
Monday, 9 May 2011 - 1:20pm
UKSA’s directors, meeting on 7.5.11, made three new director appointments. Rosita Sherrard and Gerald Roberts have joined the board with immediate effect. Harry Braund will join it on 16.7.11, which is the date of the next board meeting. These...
UKSA responds on Audit & Company Reports
Wednesday, 30 March 2011 - 1:04pm
At the close of the FRC’s latest consultation on 'effective company stewardship', UKSA is accusing the FRC of hostility towards private investors.
As the only democratic body representing private shareholders, UKSA is calling on the FRC...
Join UKSA: £25 for the first year
Tuesday, 22 March 2011 - 1:54pm
UKSA today launches a special offer for new members of half price membership for the first year.
This offer is for full membership of the UK Shareholders Association, including company visits, access to the members area of this website and...
Chris Hulme interviewed in Stockopedia
Monday, 7 March 2011 - 4:03pm
Stockopedia, the online financial community, has published an interview with UK Shareholders' Association Chairman, Chris Hulme.
In the wide-ranging...
UKSA publishes March edition of The Private Investor
Tuesday, 1 March 2011 - 10:00am
The UK Shareholders' Association today publishes the most recent edition of its membership magazine, The Private Investor.
This edition features member's comments on topics as diverse as commodity investment, spread betting and the...
UKSA in MoneyWeek
Saturday, 19 February 2011 - 8:42pm
UKSA director Eric Chalker spotted something in a recent issue of MoneyWeek magazine, dealing with shareholder rights, which didn’t look quite right. The author had suggested that there is no difference...
UKSA on Shareholder Rights: MoneyWeek
Friday, 18 February 2011 - 11:47am
UKSA director Eric Chalker spotted something in a recent issue of MoneyWeek magazine, dealing with shareholder rights, which didn’t look quite right. The author had suggested that there is no difference...
UKSA fights to save investor independence
Thursday, 27 January 2011 - 12:11pm
The UK Shareholders' Association has reacted to the European Commission's latest assault on private investment.
In its press release,...
Chris Hulme is UKSA's new Chairman
Monday, 24 January 2011 - 11:31am
UKSA is pleased to announce that Chris Hulme has become its new chairman. At the age of 38, Chris is half the age at which private investors are usually portrayed by the media, for whom this is a wake-up call to the new reality.
Chris...
UKSA opposes paper-free company reporting plan
Saturday, 8 January 2011 - 1:00am
In response to the Financial Reporting Council's plan to permit companies to cease distribution to shareholders of printed copies of their Annual Report, UKSA's Director of Administration, Eric Chalker, has voiced his objections in a...