The meeting commenced at 11:30am, and is still ongoing.
According to reports, Murdoch’s appointment was backed by ‘big’ shareholders who voted to re-appoint him, but a hand count at the meeting went against him.
Fifteen minutes into the meeting, Rupert Murdoch ordered a complete review of all BSkyB’s remuneration policies, including the pay package of James Murdoch.
Both Legal & General and the National Association of Pension Funds have voted against the remuneration report, over the company’s unwillingness to disclose information about possible non-contractual termination payments to former chief executive Tony Ball.
Morley Fund Managers, which owns a 1.3% stake in BSkyB, is calling for Deloitte to be dumped as auditors over conflicts of interest concerns.
The future of Lord St John of Fawsley, the director who led the selection process that appointed Murdoch, is still uncertain.
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
BDO has taken its new partner intake to 23 during the first half of its financial year, including the appointment of five partners in five weeks
The firm reports 7.6% global fee income growth for the year ending 31 December 2016