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A new world order: The ascent of IR

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The Investor Relations Society’s mission is to promote best practice in investor relations; to support the professional development of its members; to represent their views to regulatory bodies, the investment community and government; and to act as a forum for issuers and the investment community.

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MiFID II and the ascent of IR

The MiFID II deadline is fast approaching. With only just over 100 days until implementation, Laura Hayter outlines why we need to be IR ready!

Reverend Richard Coles to host 2017 Best Practice Awards

We are delighted to announce that this year's annual Best Practice Awards host will be writer, broadcaster and Church of England priest, Reverend Richard Coles!

Investor Relations Society responds to The Investment Association’s review of 2017 AGM voting data

The Investor Relations Society has responded to the Investment Association’s review of FTSE 350 AGM voting in 2017.

An interview with Anne Richards: The challenge of a changing City landscape

In the final session of the IR Society's 2017 conference, Evan Davis interviewed Anne Richards about the impact of Brexit, the economy and regulation on markets and the investment industry.

An interview with Lady Barbara Judge: The challenge of rebuilding trust

Attitudes to business are shifting – and IROs have a key role to play, argued Lady Barbara Judge in her keynote address at the IR Society's conference in June. Here…

Dealing with a seismic change in regulation

When MiFID II is introduced, IROs will find themselves in the middle of some major regulatory changes, as Ian Shackleton reports.

We live in exciting times – just like last year

Amid political dramas, the pace of market change does not let up. But the Society is well on top of it all, as John Gollifer reports.

The ascent of fund management

The fund management industry is exercising increasing power in financial markets, and there are implications for companies and for IROs, argues Richard Davies.

Informed 95 – Summer 2017

The main feature in this issue of Informed reports on the IR Society’s 2017 annual conference, A new world order: the ascent of IR, which took place on June 20th…

Gary Leibowitz and Evan Davis awarded IR Society Fellowships

Yesterday at its annual conference, the Investor Relations Society announced the recipients of its 2017 Fellowship awards: Gary Leibowitz, senior advisor, McKinsey; and Evan Davis, author, broadcaster and journalist.

IR Society to launch new Diploma in Investor Relations at Annual Conference on June 20, 2017

London, 12 June 2017 IR Society to launch new Diploma in Investor Relations at Annual Conference on June 20, 2017

It’s award season: Best practice and the value of awards

In my job, I’m constantly thinking about annual reports; I not only read a lot of annual reports but I analyse them every day. And yes, I even believe that…

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About the IR Society

A membership organisation that exists to promote best practice investor relations in the UK and beyond

Our mission is to promote best practice in investor relations; to support the professional development of our members; to represent their views to regulatory bodies, the investment community and government; and to act as a forum for issuers and the investment community.

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The Certificate in IR (CIR) & International Certificate in IR (ICIR) are internationally recognised qualifications.

The CIR is a valuable benchmark for those already in the profession and an essential prerequisite for those seeking to work in the investor relations profession.

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