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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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The Impact of MiFID II for IROs: A Panel Discussion

Nasdaq hosted a MiFID II event in association with the IR Society this week. Laura Hayter reviews the discussion panel and offers some advice to IROs ahead of implementation in…

IR Society announces Shortlists for 2017 Best Practice Voted Awards

The IR Society is delighted to announce the shortlists for the Voted category of the IR Best Practice Awards for 2017.

Implementing IR for all classes of capital

IR practice has been built primarily around equities, but other types of corporate capital are increasingly requiring the attention of finance and IR professionals, as Susan Davy and Sarah Heald…

Informed 96 – Autumn 2017

The Autumn 2017 issue of Informed contains a special feature titled ‘Navigating a new landscape for IR’. This explores the changing patters in finance and technology – with implications for…

Best Practice Awards 2017 – more entries, more competition!

Many congratulations to all short-listed companies.We look forward to seeing you all, along with your teams, on 21 November 2017 at the Tower of London to celebrate what’s best about…

IR Society announces 2017 Best Practice Self-entry Awards Shortlists

The IR Society is delighted to announce the shortlists for the Self-entry category of the IR Best Practice Awards for 2017.

2017 Good Governance Report – the great governance debate continues!

John Gollifer discusses the purpose of the Good Governance Report published this week by the Institute of Directors.

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…

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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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