Nicholas Prettejohn

Chairman Designate and Non-Executive Director

Trinity Mirror

Trinity Mirror

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About this Cookie policy

This Cookie Policy applies to all of our websites and our mobile applications ("the Website").

In this Cookie Policy, when we refer to any of our Websites, we mean any website or mobile application operated by or on behalf of Trinity Mirror plc or its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively "Trinity Mirror"), regardless of how you access the network. This Cookie Policy forms part of and is incorporated into our Website Terms and Conditions.

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Any changes to this policy will be posted here. We reserve the right to vary this Cookie Policy from time to time and such changes shall become effective as soon as they are posted. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your agreement to all such changes.

Our use of cookies

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The Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), as Regulator, is charged with enforcing the following Code of Practice, which was framed by the Editors’ Code of Practice Committee and is enshrined in the contractual agreement between IPSO and newspaper, magazine and electronic news publishers

THE CODE

All members of the press have a duty to maintain the highest professional standards. The Code, which includes this preamble and the public interest exceptions below, sets the benchmark for those ethical standards, protecting both the rights of the individual and the public's right to know. It is the cornerstone of the system of self-regulation to which the industry has made a binding commitment.

It is essential that an agreed code be honoured not only to the letter but in the full spirit. It should not be interpreted so narrowly as to compromise its commitment to respect the rights of the individual, nor so broadly that it constitutes an unnecessary interference with freedom of expression or prevents publication in the public interest.

It is the responsibility of editors and publishers to apply the Code to editorial material in both printed and online versions of publications. They should take care to ensure it is observed rigorously by all editorial staff and external contributors, including non-journalists, in printed and online versions of publications.

Editors should co-operate swiftly with the Independent Press Standards Organisation CIC (the ‘Regulator’) in the resolution of complaints. Any publication judged to have breached the Code must publish the adjudication in full and with due prominence agreed by the Regulator, including headline reference to the Regulator.

Clause 1 Accuracy

i) The Press must take care not to publish inaccurate, misleading or distorted information, including pictures.

ii) A significant inaccuracy, misleading statement or distortion once recognised must be corrected, promptly and with due prominence, and - where appropriate - an apology published. In cases involving the Regulator, prominence should be agreed with the Regulator in advance.

iii) The Press, whilst free to be partisan, must distinguish clearly between comment, conjecture and fact.

iv) A publication must report fairly and accurately the outcome of an action for defamation to which it has been a party, unless an agreed settlement states otherwise, or an agreed statement is published.

Clause 2 Opportunity to reply

A fair opportunity for reply to inaccuracies must be given when reasonably called for.

*Clause 3 Privacy

i) Everyone is entitled to respect for his or her private and family life, home, health and correspondence, including digital communications.

ii) Editors will be expected to justify intrusions into any individual's private life without consent. Account will be taken of the complainant's own public disclosures of information.

iii) It is unacceptable to photograph individuals in private places without their consent. Note - Private places are public or private property where there is a reasonable expectation of privacy.

*Clause 4 Harassment

i) Journalists must not engage in intimidation, harassment or persistent pursuit.

ii) They must not persist in questioning, telephoning, pursuing or photographing individuals once asked to desist; nor remain on their property when asked to leave and must not follow them. If requested, they must identify themselves and whom they represent.

iii) Editors must ensure these principles are observed by those working for them and take care not to use non-compliant material from other sources.

Clause 5 Intrusion into grief or shock

i) In cases involving personal grief or shock, enquiries and approaches must be made with sympathy and discretion and publication handled sensitively. This should not restrict the right to report legal proceedings, such as inquests.

ii) When reporting suicide, care should be taken to avoid excessive detail about the method used.

*Clause 6 Children

i) Young people should be free to complete their time at school without unnecessary intrusion.

ii) A child under 16 must not be interviewed or photographed on issues involving their own or another child’s welfare unless a custodial parent or similarly responsible adult consents.

iii) Pupils must not be approached or photographed at school without the permission of the school authorities.

iv) Minors must not be paid for material involving children’s welfare, nor parents or guardians for material about their children or wards, unless it is clearly in the child's interest.

v) Editors must not use the fame, notoriety or position of a parent or guardian as sole justification for publishing details of a child’s private life.

*Clause 7 Children in sex cases

  1. The press must not, even if legally free to do so, identify children under 16 who are victims or witnesses in cases involving sex offences.
  2. In any press report of a case involving a sexual offence against a child -

i) The child must not be identified.

ii) The adult may be identified.

iii) The word "incest" must not be used where a child victim might be identified.

iv) Care must be taken that nothing in the report implies the relationship between the accused and the child.

*Clause 8 Hospitals

i) Journalists must identify themselves and obtain permission from a responsible executive before entering non-public areas of hospitals or similar institutions to pursue enquiries.

ii) The restrictions on intruding into privacy are particularly relevant to enquiries about individuals in hospitals or similar institutions.

*Clause 9 Reporting of crime

(i) Relatives or friends of persons convicted or accused of crime should not generally be identified without their consent, unless they are genuinely relevant to the story.

(ii) Particular regard should be paid to the potentially vulnerable position of children who witness, or are victims of, crime. This should not restrict the right to report legal proceedings.

Clause 10 Clandestine devices and subterfuge

i) The press must not seek to obtain or publish material acquired by using hidden cameras or clandestine listening devices; or by intercepting private or mobile telephone calls, messages or emails; or by the unauthorised removal of documents or photographs; or by accessing digitally-held private information without consent.

ii) Engaging in misrepresentation or subterfuge, including by agents or intermediaries, can generally be justified only in the public interest and then only when the material cannot be obtained by other means.

Clause 11 Victims of sexual assault

The press must not identify victims of sexual assault or publish material likely to contribute to such identification unless there is adequate justification and they are legally free to do so.

Clause 12 Discrimination

i) The press must avoid prejudicial or pejorative reference to an individual's race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation or to any physical or mental illness or disability.

ii) Details of an individual's race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental illness or disability must be avoided unless genuinely relevant to the story.

Clause 13 Financial journalism

i) Even where the law does not prohibit it, journalists must not use for their own profit financial information they receive in advance of its general publication, nor should they pass such information to others.

ii) They must not write about shares or securities in whose performance they know that they or their close families have a significant financial interest without disclosing the interest to the editor or financial editor.

iii) They must not buy or sell, either directly or through nominees or agents, shares or securities about which they have written recently or about which they intend to write in the near future.

Clause 14 Confidential sources

Journalists have a moral obligation to protect confidential sources of information.

Clause 15 Witness payments in criminal trials

i) No payment or offer of payment to a witness - or any person who may reasonably be expected to be called as a witness - should be made in any case once proceedings are active as defined by the Contempt of Court Act 1981.

This prohibition lasts until the suspect has been freed unconditionally by police without charge or bail or the proceedings are otherwise discontinued; or has entered a guilty plea to the court; or, in the event of a not guilty plea, the court has announced its verdict.

*ii) Where proceedings are not yet active but are likely and foreseeable, editors must not make or offer payment to any person who may reasonably be expected to be called as a witness, unless the information concerned ought demonstrably to be published in the public interest and there is an over-riding need to make or promise payment for this to be done; and all reasonable steps have been taken to ensure no financial dealings influence the evidence those witnesses give. In no circumstances should such payment be conditional on the outcome of a trial.

*iii) Any payment or offer of payment made to a person later cited to give evidence in proceedings must be disclosed to the prosecution and defence. The witness must be advised of this requirement.

*Clause 16 Payment to criminals

i) Payment or offers of payment for stories, pictures or information, which seek to exploit a particular crime or to glorify or glamorise crime in general, must not be made directly or via agents to convicted or confessed criminals or to their associates – who may include family, friends and colleagues.

ii) Editors invoking the public interest to justify payment or offers would need to demonstrate that there was good reason to believe the public interest would be served. If, despite payment, no public interest emerged, then the material should not be published.

The public interest

There may be exceptions to the clauses marked * where they can be demonstrated to be in the public interest.

  1. 1. The public interest includes, but is not confined to:
    i) Detecting or exposing crime or serious impropriety.
    ii) Protecting public health and safety.
    iii) Preventing the public from being misled by an action or statement of an individual or organisation.
  2. There is a public interest in freedom of expression itself.
  3. Whenever the public interest is invoked, the Regulator will require editors to demonstrate fully that they reasonably believed that publication, or journalistic activity undertaken with a view to publication, would be in the public interest and how, and with whom, that was established at the time.
  4. The Regulator will consider the extent to which material is already in the public domain, or will become so.
  5. In cases involving children under 16, editors must demonstrate an exceptional public interest to over-ride the normally paramount interest of the child.
  1. Trinity Mirror will consider complaints under its Complaints Policy concerning editorial content (eg articles and/or photographs) in its print publications and its own websites and/or the conduct of journalists/photographers either employed by us or commissioned by us on a freelance basis. Trinity Mirror accepts complaints directly through its Complaints Procedure or you can seek advice via IPSO who may then refer your complaint back to us to deal with you directly. Trinity Mirror will only consider complaints under this Policy that fall within the Editors’ Code of Practice ( “The Code” ) available here. If you are unsure as to whether your complaint falls under The Code please consult IPSO (Independent Press Standards Organisation) for guidance at Gate House, 1 Farringdon Street, London, EC4M 7LG.

    Website: www.ipso.co.uk

    Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Telephone: 0300 123 2220

  2. Complaints NOT covered by the Complaints Policy
    Concerns about matters of editorial policy, taste, decency, impartiality, or disagreements with the opinions of a publication or its columnists on a moral, political or other basis

    Lobbying on the general subject matter of articles and/or campaigns

    Vexatious and/or abusive complaints

    Contractual or other legal matters . If you have a complaint about a legal issue please write to the Legal Department Trinity Mirror PLC One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP

    Complaints about online material originally generated by Trinity Mirror on any website that is not owned or controlled by Trinity Mirror

    Complaints about User Generated Content (eg comments by members of the public) on any Trinity Mirror website that has not been pre-moderated by us.

    Complaints about spelling/grammar and/or simple matters of fact that do not affect the complainant personally. For these issues please contact the publication directly (see page 2 of the applicable publication for details or the homepage of its website).

    Complaints about advertising - If you are concerned about an advert that has appeared in one our newspapers or websites please refer to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) which is is the regulator for the advertising industry. Website www.asa.org.uk

  3. Discretion
    Trinity Mirror may at its discretion, consider a complaint (where an alleged breach of The Code is significant and there is substantial public interest in considering the complaint) from a representative group affected by the alleged breach, or from a third party seeking to correct a significant inaccuracy of published information. In the case of third party complaints, the position of the party most closely involved will be taken into account. If a complaint comes from multiple complainants, Trinity Mirror reserves the right to respond with one generic reply.

  4. Time Limits For Complaints
    Trinity Mirror will generally only accept complaints under its Complaints Procedure that are made within four months of an article appearing in print or one year of an article first appearing online.

  5. Procedure and Timetable
    Once a Complaints Form is received, we will acknowledge your complaint within 7 days. This acknowledgment may include a request for further clarification as to the nature of your complaint or more detail to help us determine whether there has been a breach of the Code. Our aim is to try to resolve your complaint amicably and quickly. However, if your complaint contains matters that require further research, are of a complex nature and/or require staff to be consulted who may be away, for instance, on annual leave then we will inform you of the expected response date. We will strive to resolve your complaint within 28 days of first receipt of your complaint. If we respond to you and do not hear back for a period longer than 28 days we will conclude that you have dropped your complaint and we will consider the matter closed.

    5a. If you have a disability
    In order to keep a proper and transparent record and archive of a compaint and its contents, all correspondence should be in writing. Cases will not be discussed over the telephone unless there are very exceptional circumstances. However, if you have a disability that prevents you from writing down your complaint and you do not have access to a carer or someone who can write your complaint for you, please contact the Legal Department. We will then try to make arrangements for you to express your complaint in writing. Alternatively you can contact IPSO for assistance. If you have other difficulties in reading or completing the complaints form then please speak to a member of the Legal Department. PLEASE NOTE, that the Legal Department will not discuss the substance of the complaint with you.

  6. Conduct
    In order to fully understand and consider your complaint under the terms of The Code it is vital that all correspondence is conducted with courtesy and is limited to only the issues in hand. Although we appreciate that you may be upset by the publication of an article that has affected you (and we will strive to be sympathetic and considerate in investigating your complaint) Trinity Mirror reserves the right to reject any complaint or contact without further contact where abusive , offensive, insulting or intimidating language has been or is being used.

  7. Referral
    If we cannot resolve your complaint within the 28 day period and we cannot agree an extension of time to see if we can come to a settlement, then you are free to refer this matter to IPSO at the contact details set out above or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. IPSO will then try to broker a settlement between us but if they determine that a settlement cannot be reached, your complaint may be referred for a formal adjudication by the IPSO Complaints Committee.

  8. Changes
    Trinity Mirror reserves the right to amend this Policy at any time, but should this happen, it will adhere to the Policy that was in place at the time of any complaint.

  9. Your data
    Your data, including any particularly sensitive data (such as data relating to criminal records) that you choose to provide as part of the complaint, will be used for purposes of investigating and/or resolving your complaint. In order to investigate, we may need to pass the details provided by you to journalists who have worked on the article complained of or have been involved with allegations you have made in order for them to respond to the allegations made. Further, if the allegation concerns the behaviour of a freelance journalist, confidential source or an agency we may need to pass details of the complaint to them. If you would like the Independent Press Standards Organisation to investigate your complaint, then it will require us to disclose details of the complaint and correspondence. By submitting this form, you consent to your data being processed in this way. If you have any queries about the way that we process the data submitted as part of your complaint, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Trinity Mirror PLC Complaints Policy and Procedure

Trinity Mirror PLC is a member of and is regulated by IPSO, the Independent Press Standards Organisation. We adhere to the Editors’ Code Of Practice as enforced by IPSO who are contactable for advice at Gate House, 1 Farringdon Street, London, EC4M 7LG.

Website http://www.ipso.co.uk/ email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Telephone: 0300 123 2220

1.  If you wish to make a complaint
Trinity Mirror takes all complaints seriously. You are free to contact Trinity Mirror directly to seek a resolution to your complaint or to seek advice via IPSO. However BEFORE making a direct complaint to us please read our Complaints Policy (available here at http://www.trinitymirror.com/complaintspolicy) as it sets out those matters about which we will instigate a formal investigation and those matters which are not covered. Complaints made directly to us will only be considered within the terms of the Editors Code Of Practice (available here http://www.trinitymirror.com/code-of-practice)

If your issue is NOT covered by our Policy there are still options for you to set out your concerns to editorial staff. For instance, if you notice a factual inaccuracy in any of our publications that does not directly relate to you, please contact the publication or website directly using the details set out in the “Comments and Complaints” section on Page 2 of the print publication or the “Corrections and Clarifications” section at the foot of the homepage of the website which is the subject of your concern. Please also feel free to write to the Editor if you have any general concerns about any item in the newspaper.

2.  Procedure

If you wish to complain directly to Trinity Mirror and

  1. you have read our Complaints Policy
  2. are satisfied that your complaint comes within its terms,
  3. your complaint falls within the specified time limit (no later than four months after print publication or one year after first online publication) and
  4. have decided which clause/s of The Code best fit your complaint, please fill in the online form set out here (http://www.trinitymirror.com/complaints-form) and press the “Send” button. If you prefer a paper version please write to Legal and Compliance Department Trinity Mirror PLC one Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP and you will be sent a Complaints Form together with a copy of our Complaints Policy and Procedure . Please also use this address if you do not have the facilities to upload material and you wish to conduct this complaint in paper form.

In relation to all website services offered by Trinity Mirror plc on this website

We are committed to:

  • protecting the personal information you give us
  • telling you how we use the information we gather about you
  • getting your consent to our disclosure of your personal information.

Our privacy policy is set out in detail below. Any changes to this policy will be posted here.

Please also refer to the Disclaimer of this web site. When we refer to "we" in this policy we mean the activities of the Trinity Mirror Group.

Why we collect information about you

  • We want to offer you a service which you want to use. We may use information about you to help us customise our site to improve its usefulness to you. It can also help us to choose services we think will interest you.
  • Information about you helps us sell space to advertisers of products and services relevant to you so that we can continue to fund the site through advertising and you can continue to use the site for free.
  • In addition to the services we provide on this web site we want to offer you goods and services provided by us and others (with your consent) which are of interest to you.
  • We compile anonymous records of user trends which we may make use of ourselves, or pass to our associated companies or to unconnected parties.
  • What information do we collect from you?

We may collect information from you when you fill in an online registration form for any of our web site services, (e.g., chat areas, forums, shopping, advisory services, competitions etc.). We may also collect information you give us over the telephone or in written or other communications. The type of information we will collect includes, for example, your name, mailing address, email address, telephone numbers, gender, preferences and, where relevant, financial, credit card or bank details.

We collect information about your use of our sites' web site services through "cookies". Cookies are blocks of text placed in files on your computer's hard drive when you visit a website which contain information to identify you. A cookie does not contain any personal information you have provided us with, except your user name or email address, unless the cookie is attached to personal information collected another way, such as by means of your online registration form.

Where it is lawful and necessary, we may monitor emails you send and receive.

Your Consent

  • We will not make use of your personal information for direct marketing activities, or supply this information to third parties for their direct marketing activities without your consent. When you give us any personal information we may want to use you will be given an opportunity to refuse consent for various uses of your information.
  • If having given your consent you subsequently decide you no longer wish to receive direct marketing or information from us or our associated companies or no longer want us to pass your information to third parties, please notify us by email.

How we ensure privacy is maintained

  • We endeavour to ensure that your data is stored securely and to prevent unauthorised access. We have security measures in place to protect your information which we monitor regularly.
  • Unfortunately, despite our measures, because of the nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that your information will remain at all times 100% secure. The continuing efforts of hackers to defeat even the newest of security systems means that we can never make this promise.
  • Please be aware that if you disclose information on chat areas, forums or other public services it may be possible for other people to use this information. We are not responsible for the disclosure of any information you post in this way.
  • Our policy is to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 and all other legislation which governs the maintenance of privacy in your information.
  • We also require compliance with such legislation by third parties with whom we have arrangements to offer goods or services through the website.
  • Our web sites provide a number of links to web sites not operated by us or by companies associated with us. We take no responsibility for the use of any information about you which is collected as a result of your use of these web sites and this privacy policy does not extend to any web site operated by anybody other than us.

Disclosing your information to third parties

The personal information you give us is only disclosed to other businesses if we have your permission. In particular, even where we have your consent we will only disclose your financial, credit card or bank details to our agents and/or third party suppliers of products or services on a need to know basis including, for example, in relation to the fulfilment of any e-commerce transactions.

  • We may disclose details about use of our web sites to other businesses e.g. to demonstrate patterns of use to advertisers and other business partners. The information we pass on will not include any personal information by which you may be identified.
  • We may forward your personal details to the Police or another regulatory body if we are asked to do so or wish to do so in order to comply with the law or in relation to any suspected misuse by you of our web site or any of our web site services.
  • We endeavour to prevent unauthorised disclosures of your personal information by other people, but we are not responsible for any unauthorised disclosures or other breaches of security or for the actions of others if the information was passed to them with your authority or with the authority of anybody other than us or our associated companies.

Trinity Mirror has a sponsored Level 1 ADR programme for which BNY Mellon acts as Depositary. Each ADR is equivalent to two Trinity Mirror Group ordinary shares. Dividends are paid in US Dollars via the Depositary. Details of the ADR programme are as follows:

Exchange: OTC (Over-The-Counter)
Symbol: TNMRY
CUSIP: 89653Q105
Ratio (ADR: Ord) 1:2

For more information, contact:
BNY Mellon, Shareholder Services
P.O. Box 358516
Pittsburgh PA 15252-8516 USA.

Web: www.adrbny.com
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Toll Free Tel # for domestic callers: 1-888-BNY-ADRs
International Callers can call: 1-201-680-6825

General

Q - What is the Company's registered address?

A.

One Canada Square
Canary Wharf
London
E14 5AP

Q - What is the registered number of the company?
A. 82548 England & Wales.

Q - When does Trinity Mirror report its financial results?
A. Trinity Mirror announces its interim results in July/August and its full year results in February/March (for December year end). Click for the http://www.trinitymirror.com/investors/events-calendar_1";return this.s_oc?this.s_oc(e):true">financial calendar.

Q - What do I need to do if I wish to transfer my Trinity Mirror shares to someone else?
A. You should complete a Gift Transfer Form and send it with your share certificate to the Registrar at Equiniti Limited, Aspect House, Spencer Road, Lancing, West Sussex BN99 6DA

Q - Who is the Company's Registrar?
A. Equiniti Limited

Q - Who do I notify if I have changed my name or address?

A. You should write to the Registrar. If you move house, then you should give details of both your old and new address. If your name has changed, then you should enclose a copy of your marriage certificate in the case of marriage or a copy of the legal document confirming your name change in other cases together with your share certificate(s) for amendment. If you are a sponsored member and hold your shares within a CREST account then you should notify your sponsor of any amendments.

Q - How do I confirm the number of shares that I hold?
A. You can determine the number of shares you hold by adding up all your share certificates, or by contacting the Registrar.

Q - What should I do if I lose my share certificate?
A. You should contact the Registrar and ask for a replacement. You will be sent a form of indemnity to sign and return. A new certificate will then be sent to you. The indemnity will need to be backed by a bank, building society or insurance company who will charge a fee. The Registrars can arrange this for you. There is an administrative charge for the replacement certificate in addition to any indemnity fee. If you hold your shares through a CREST account, you will not have any share certificate(s). Instead, you should receive a statement indicating the number of shares you hold from the broker or financial institution you bought the shares through. If you lose this, replacement statements can be issued as required.

Q - What happens if a shareholder dies?
A. Inform the Registrar by sending a certified copy of the death certificate together with the original Grant of Probate (or a sealed office copy) or the Letters of Administration. The name of the deceased's personal representative(s) will be substituted on the share register while the estate is finalised. There are options for the person entitled to the shares to be registered as the holder of them or for the shares to be transferred or sold. Please contact the Registrar who will provide further details.

Q - What do I need to do if I wish to transfer my Trinity Mirror shares to someone else?
A. For certificated shares you will need to download and complete a Stock Transfer form available at: https://help.shareview.co.uk/4/Help/default/en/Shareholder/Documents/STF_Combined.pdf
If you wish to give your shares to charity, please complete the Sharegift Transfer form. This form and the associated guidance notes can be downloaded https://help.shareview.co.uk/4/Help/default/en/Shareholder/Documents/SharegiftTransfer.pdf_1";return this.s_oc?this.s_oc(e):true">here:

For further information, please go to http://www.sharegift.org/_1";return this.s_oc?this.s_oc(e):true">www.sharegift.org.

Q - On what exchange are Trinity Mirror shares traded?
A. Trinity Mirror shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Q - What is the stock/ticker symbol for Trinity Mirror?
A. TNI

Q - How can I contact the Registrar?
A. You may contact the Registrar in writing, by telephone or by visiting the 'Shareholder Services' within the Equiniti website at http://www.shareview.co.uk/_1";return this.s_oc?this.s_oc(e):true">www.shareview.co.uk

Shares

Q - What do I need to do if I wish to transfer my Trinity Mirror shares to someone else?
A - You should complete a Gift Transfer Form and send it with your share certificate to the Registrar at Equiniti Registrars, The Causeway, Worthing, West Sussex BN99 6DA.

Q - Who do I notify if I have changed my name or address?
A - You should write to the Registrar. If you move house, then you should give details of both your old and new address. If your name has changed, then you should enclose a copy of your marriage certificate in the case of marriage or a copy of the legal document confirming your name change in other cases together with your share certificate(s) for amendment. If you are a sponsored member and hold your shares within a CREST account then you should notify your sponsor of any amendments.

Q - How do I confirm the number of shares that I hold?
A - You can determine the number of shares you hold by adding up all your share certificates, referring to a recent dividend tax voucher or accounting statement, or by contacting the Registrar.

Q - What should I do if I lose my share certificate?
A - You should contact the Registrar and ask for a replacement. You will be sent a form of indemnity to sign and return. A new certificate will then be sent to you. Please note that there is a small charge for this service. If you hold your shares through a CREST account, you will not have any share certificate(s). Instead, you should receive a statement indicating the number of shares you hold from the broker or financial institution you bought the shares through. If you lose this, replacement statements can be issued as required.

Q - What happens if a shareholder dies?
A - Inform the Registrar by sending a certified copy of the death certificate together with the original Grant of Probate (or a sealed office copy) or the Letters of Administration. The name of the deceased's personal representative(s) will be substituted on the share register while the estate is finalised. There are options for the person entitled to the shares to be registered as the holder of them or for the shares to be transferred or sold. Please contact the Registrar who will provide further details.

Q - On what exchange are Trinity Mirror shares traded?
A - Trinity Mirror shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Q - What is the stock/ticker symbol for Trinity Mirror?
A - TNI

Glossary

Annual General Meeting
The annual meeting where shareholders formally approve the directors' actions on their behalf during the past financial year and adopt the Annual Report and Accounts. It is also the meeting at which Directors generally retire and are formally appointed.

Bid Price
The price in the market which a prospective buyer is prepared to pay (BID) to acquire the share. The lower value of the prices in the Bid to Offer spread. The price received when the shares are sold.

Brokers Forecast
Brokers estimate the future performance of a company usually based on key indicators: Pre-tax profit, EPS and DPS. Two future year estimates are shown for each company (the current and next financial period). These figures are used to calculate the forecast consensus of all brokers for an individual company.

Close period
The period, generally of two months, prior to the company's release of its Interim or Preliminary results, when the directors are not permitted to trade in the shares of the company.

Company
The separate legal entity in which an investor is able to acquire a share stake, representing his part ownership of a business.

Corporate Governance
A generic term which describes the ways in which rights and responsibilities are shared between the various corporate participants, especially the management and the shareholders.

Dividend
The payment by the company to its shareholders during the financial period. Usually paid as an Interim Dividend at mid year and a Final Dividend once the final business accounts are prepared and the results known.

Earnings
The profit earned by the company during the financial period. Usually expressed on a per share basis as Earnings per Share (or EPS) and used as the key element of the Price Earnings Ratio (or PER or P/E Ratio) in judging comparative values.

EGM
Extraordinary General Meeting. A meeting of shareholders to discuss and approve special matters proposed by the directors, such as approval of a take-over, or major acquisition.

Equity
The voting capital in the company, represented by the ordinary shares.

EX
Used to indicate that the share is currently available in the market with a lack of certain specific rights and conditions. This might be ex dividend (or XD) where a purchaser is not entitled to the next declared dividend, or ex rights (or XR) where the holder is not able to participate in a proposed new share issue by the company to existing holders on preferential terms. Also see CUM.

Final Results
The announcement and publication of the company's financial results for its latest business period, or financial year, in the form of the Annual Report and Accounts.

Fund Manager
A professional investor, typically in an insurance company, pension fund, investment and unit trust.

Institutional Investor
Entity with large amounts to invest, such as Investment and Unit Trusts, Insurance companies, Pension Funds, Investment Banks and Endowment Funds. Institutional investors are covered by fewer protective regulations because it is assumed that they are more knowledgeable and better able to protect themselves. They account for a majority of overall volume traded and the value of shares held.

Interim
The results covering part of the company's financial year, usually the first six months, and the dividend paid to shareholders out of the profits, or earnings, of that period.

Investor Relations
A department within a public company that distributes information about the company and its financial performance to existing and potential shareholders.

Market Capital
The total Stock Market value of the company's shares, being the total number of shares issued to shareholders multiplied by the current share price.

Market Price
The price at which the share can currently be traded in the market.

Merger
The arrangement by which two companies unite without one attaining direct control over the other.

Mid Price
The normal price quoted in the press for the company's shares, being the mid point in the Bid and Offer spread.

Ordinary Share
The main class of share capital representing the owners interest in the company.

Price Earnings Ratio
This expresses the current share price (P) as a multiple of the earnings per share (E). The P/E ratio is used as a measure of how much the investor is being asked to pay for the investment. It is a means of assessing both the value of the company and also its comparative value and attraction compared to other companies.

Private Investor
An individual who purchases securities for him/herself, as opposed to an institutional investor. Also called individual, small investor or retail investor.

Share
Representing one unit of ownership in a company.

Share Certificate
The document that records the shareholder's stake in the company. An indication of ownership to be returned on the sale of the holding.

Shareholder
A person, institution or company who owns shares in a company or mutual fund. For company shareholders along with the ownership come a right to dividends and the right to vote on certain company matters, including the board of directors. Also called stockholder.

Spread
The difference between the Bid and Offer prices.

Stock
An instrument that signifies an ownership position, or equity, in a corporation, and represents a claim on its proportionate share in the corporation's assets and profits. Also called equities or equity securities or corporate stock. See also share.

Stock Exchange
A Market on which shares or other securities are bought and sold. Examples include the London Stock Exchange (or LSE) and AIM.

Stockholder
Taking the traditional definition, stockholders are lenders and are accounted among the company's creditors. Interest on stocks must be paid ahead of any dividend to shareholders. Share or equity capital is money permanently supplied in exchange for a stake in the ownership of the business. See also shareholder.

Take-over
When one company approaches another company, making an offer to the latter's shareholders, seeking to acquire their shares in sufficient quantities to take control. If the company that is being taken over is listed on the Stock Exchange, a strict protocol of rules and regulations exist to protect the interests of shareholders. A time limit is set for acceptance of the offer. If the company making the offer gets control of 90% or more of the shares, it has a legal right to acquire the remaining 10% of the shares at the offer price. A take-over bid may be friendly, recommended by the board of the company being taken over, or it may be hostile, rejected by the board with the company making the offer going direct to shareholders.

Dividend Policy

The Board is proposing a final dividend for 2014 of 3 pence per ordinary share which, subject to shareholder approval, will be paid on 4 June 2015 to shareholders on the register on 8 May 2015.

The Board expects to adopt a progressive dividend policy aligned to the free cash generation of the Group and the investment required to deliver sustainable growth in revenues and profits. At this stage the

Board expects to pay dividends of some 5 pence per ordinary share in 2015. The final dividend for 2014 will be the first dividend since the suspension of dividends in 2008.

Dividend History

 

YearRecord DateEx-dividend datePayment dateDividend p/share
2008 03-Oct-08 01-Oct-08 31-Oct-08 3.2
2007 09-May-08 07-May-08 06-June-08 15.5
  05-Oct-07 03-Oct-07 30-Oct-07 7.1
2006 05-May-07 02-May-07 08-June-07 17.2
  06-Oct-06 04-Oct-06 31-Oct-06 7.1
2005 05-May-06 03-May-06 9-June-06 15.5
  07-Oct-05 05-Oct-05 01-Nov-05 6.4
2004 06-May-05 04-May-05 10-June-05 14.30
  08-Oct-04 06-Oct-04 01-Nov-04 5.90
2003 07-May-04 05-May-04 07-June-04 12.80
  03-Oct-03 01-Oct-03 31-Oct-03 5.30
2002 09-May-03 07-May-03 04-June-03 12.30
  04-Oct-02 02-Oct-02 31-Oct-02 5.30
2001 03-May-02 01-May-02 05-June-02 12.30
  05-Oct-01 03-Oct-01 31-Oct-01 5.30
2000 04-May-01 02-May-01 31-May-01 12.30
  29-Sep-00 25-Sep-00 27-Oct-00 5.30
1999 02-May-00 25-April-00 31-May-00 11.20
  20-Aug-99 16-Aug-99 29-Oct-99 4.80
1998 12-Mar-99 8-Mar-99 7-May-99 10.10
  02-Oct-98 28-Sep-98 30-Oct-98 4.40
1997 03-Apr-98 30-Mar-98 01-May-98 9.2
  03-Oct-97 29-Sep-97 31-Oct-97 4.0

 

Warning to Shareholders

In recent years, many companies have become aware that their shareholders have received unsolicited phone calls or correspondence concerning investment matters. These are typically from overseas based 'brokers' who target UK shareholders, offering to sell them what often turn out to be worthless or high risk shares in US or UK investments. These operations are commonly known as 'boiler rooms'. These 'brokers' can be very persistent and extremely persuasive. A 2006 survey by the Financial Services Authority reported that the average amount lost by investors is around £20,000.

It is not just the novice investor that has been duped in this way; many of the victims had been successfully investing for several years. Shareholders are advised to be very wary of any unsolicited advice, offers to buy shares at a discount or offers of free company reports.

How to avoid share fraud

1.      Keep in mind that firms authorised by the FCA are unlikely to contact you out of the blue with an offer to buy or sell shares.

2.      Do not get into a conversation, note the name of the person and firm contacting you and then end the call.

3.      Check the Financial Services Register from www.fca.org.uk to see if the person and firm contacting you is authorised by the FCA.

4.      Beware of fraudsters claiming to be from an authorised firm, copying its website or giving you false contact details.

5.      Use the firm’s contact details listed on the Register if you want to call it back.

6.      Call the FCA on 0800 111 6768 if the firm does not have contact details on the Register or you are told they are out of date.

7.      Search the list of unauthorised firms to avoid at www.fca.org.uk/scams.

8.      Consider that if you buy or sell shares from an unauthorised firm you will not have access to the Financial Ombudsman Service or Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

9.      Think about getting independent financial and professional advice before you hand over any money.

10.  Remember: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!

Report a scam

If you are approached about an investment scam you should tell the FCA using the share fraud reporting form at www.fca.org.uk/scams, where you can find out more about investment scams. You can also call the FCA Consumer Helpline on 0800 111 6768.

If you have already paid money to share fraudsters you should contact Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040.

Details of any share dealing facilities that the company endorses will be included in company mailings.

 

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