The Twentieth Annual General Meeting of Homeowners Friendly Society Limited took place at 11.30am on Thursday 16 May 2013 at The Pavilions, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate. A selection of photos from the event will be available to view shortly.
We extend our thanks to those who voted online or by post and to those who attended the event and voted in person – there were a number of new faces as well as familiar ones and we look forward to seeing you all again next year. If you are a new member or were unable to attend this year’s AGM, we hope to see you in the future.
This year’s AGM vote results may be downloaded here.
You may download the pdf of the notice of meeting, summary accounts and review 2012, and the full report & accounts here.
If you have flash installed on your computer, you can also view an alternative format of the summary accounts and review 2012.
summary of the meeting
Chairman David Robinson opened the meeting and handed the floor to Acting Chief Executive Peter Burrows who gave a short presentation on the progress of the Society during 2012. David Robinson then introduced Paul Chandler and Nigel Masters who both gave a short speech to formally introduce themselves.
The Chairman then addressed the Chairman’s Report, the Accounts of the Society, the Report of Directors on the activities of the Society and the Auditor’s Report for the year ended 31 December 2012, which were all received. The Directors’ Remuneration Report was also approved.
The elections of Paul Chandler and Nigel Masters were carried. KPMG Audit Plc was also appointed as Auditors of the Society.
Questions from members were welcomed throughout the meeting and once the formalities of the day were concluded, members sat down to enjoy a buffet lunch.
this year's donation to charity
For this year’s AGM we made a donation of 20p to charity for each customer who voted online, 10p for every postal vote and £2 for every member who attended the AGM.
The money we raised (totalling over £2,400) was divided between The Alzheimer’s Society, Macmillan Cancer Support and the NSPCC.