COVID-19 Hits Dividends

An increasing number of UK-listed companies are cutting or suspending dividend payments in order to preserve cash and protect their balance sheets in response to the economic impact of coronavirus. The suspension of dividends will be a real worry for income-dependent investors such as pension funds. Companies that have suspended dividends include Crest Nicholson, Elementis, […]

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Shareholders lack confidence to hold companies to account

Shareholders lack confidence to hold companies to account Large swathes of shareholders are not voting on company resolutions because they do not believe their vote will make a difference, a report has suggested. The astonishing finding, from a poll conducted among 1,000 investors by The Share Centre, found that some investors were also unaware of […]

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