1 May, 2018

Aviva offers ‘goodwill payment’ to investors over preference shares

Aviva, the insurance company, has announced plans for a goodwill payment for shareholders totalling up to £14m following its controversial announcement to cancel preference shares. The payment wil...

29 March, 2018

Watchdog to review Aviva’s plan to cancel preference shares

Aviva could face a regulatory probe over efforts to cancel £450m in preference shares. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed in a letter to a powerful House of Commons committee that...
Marks & Spencer

13 March, 2017

M&S and BHP Billiton lead new human rights benchmark

Retailer Marks & Spencer, along with mining giant BHP Billiton, have topped a new benchmark ranking companies on their performance against human rights. The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CH...