House of Commons

The Register of Members' Financial Interests
As at 16 March 2020

Wiggin, Bill (North Herefordshire)

Wiggin, Bill (North Herefordshire)

1. Employment and earnings

Non-executive director of Allpay Limited; payment collection. Address: Fortis et Fides, Whitestone Business park, Whitestone, Hereford HR1 3SE. Until further notice, I will receive an annual fee of £12,000, paid in monthly instalments. Expected time commitment of four meetings a year; 5.5 hours per meeting. (Registered 9 September 2013; updated 27 June 2014, 10 September 2015 and 05 October 2016)

From 21 November 2015, managing director of Emerging Asset Management Ltd, 3rd Floor, Williams House, Hamilton HM11, Bermuda. From 1 September 2016, director of two fund platforms in the Caymans, and two in Bermuda.
From 1 January 2019 my remuneration as Managing Director and Board director is £49,140 a year (£4,095 monthly). Hours: expected to be 8 hrs a week for these two directorships and for my managing director role. (Registered 28 November 2015; updated 26 January 2017, 13 November 2017, 08 February 2018, 07 January 2019 and 26 February 2019)

On 25 July 2019 I received a performance bonus of £5,589.11. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 15 August 2019)

25 October 2019, received £1,417.04, representing an increase in director's fees for the platforms. Hours: no additional hours. (Registered 28 October 2019)

On 4 February 2020 I received director’s fees of £22,832.05 for being a director of four platforms from January to December 2020. (Registered 24 February 2020)

On 27 February 2020 I received a bonus of £3,346 in respect of July to December 2019. Hours: no extra hours. (Registered 12 March 2020)

2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation

Name of donor: George Sideras
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation, or nature and value of donation in kind: £5,000 to North Herefordshire Conservative Association Fighting Fund
Donor status: individual
(Registered 18 December 2019)

4. Visits outside the UK

Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB
Estimate of the probable value: air travel, food and accommodation to a total value of £685 per night; £2,740 in total
Destination of visit: Qatar
Dates of visit: 16-19 February 2020
Purpose of visit: British-Qatar APPG visit to meet Ministers and officials, discuss Gulf Co-operation Council crisis, workers’ rights, bilateral relations and regional issues.
(Registered 12 March 2020)

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year

Agricultural land in Herefordshire, near to my home: (i). (Registered 04 July 2013)

From 15 August 2017, ad hoc income from lodgers at my London home, paid to my wife: (i) and (ii). (Registered 11 September 2017)

8. Miscellaneous

From 6 April 2018 to 5 December 2019, Chair (unpaid) of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association, a Community Interest Company which encourages and promotes the use of pasture instead of grain feeds for livestock. (Registered 17 April 2018; updated 13 December 2019)

Since 2006, President of the Association of Professional Shooting Instructors. (Registered 01 November 2018)


Prepared 17th March 2020