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IR Society News 6 April, 2017
Call for nominations for the 2017 IR Society Fellowship Award
Each year the Society aims to present a Fellowship Award to recognise an outstanding IR professional or other notable individual who has made a very significant contribution to our industry, either through their own work and or by developing IR professionals in their organisations and beyond.
Blogs 4 April, 2017
Poacher turned gamekeeper – from City role to in-house IRO
Echoing market changes of recent years, Alexandra Hockenhull describes her personal City evolution from fund management to becoming an IRO.
Blogs 4 April, 2017
Thirty years on – the IR profession’s ‘Big Bang’ revolution
Reg Hoare looks back at the radical changes to financial market structures and regulation which were introduced in the 1986 ‘Big Bang’. He spells out their significance and their lessons for today’s new changes.
Industry News 3 April, 2017
HKIRA 3rd Investor Relations Awards
As a supporter of the Hong Kong Investor Relations Association's 3rd IR Awards, we encourage all members in the investment community to vote in the Awards to recognise ans reward IR best practice. This is an annual campaign, and aims to serve as the industry benchmark for excellence in IR for the companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
Bulletin 30 March, 2017
Bulletin 693: Last chance for early bird conference tickets!
Blogs 29 March, 2017
Quarterly reporting – the argument against
The debate between investors and companies about the merits of quarterly reporting remains intense. Phil Corbett is opposed.
Blogs 27 March, 2017
New York – if IROs make it there, they’ll make it anywhere
Which institutions should you visit in New York? How should you manage your schedule? Where should you stay? Top tips from IROs themselves on how to manage a New York roadshow are reported by Charlie Hamlyn.
Bulletin 23 March, 2017
Bulletin 692: IR Society Conference 2017 - only one week left for the early bird rate!
IR Society News 22 March, 2017
The IR Society and CAGE salute the winner of the Roddy Child-Villiers Investor Relations Award
The IR Society and the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe (CAGE) are delighted that Richard Joyce, Reckitt Benckiser’s Director of Investor Relations, has won the Roddy Child-Villiers Investor Relations Award a.k.a. “The Roddy” for the second year running.
IR Society News 21 March, 2017
IR Society 2017 Best Practice Awards - Championing Excellence in Investor Relations
The IR Society today launched its 2017 Best Practice Awards (“Awards”) and has introduced for the first time a new voted award for investors – ‘Best Investor Engagement.’
Informed 21 March, 2017
Informed 94 – Spring 2017
The Spring 2017 issue of Informed contains a special feature titled ‘All change in the City: another Big Bang?’. We asked contributors to comment on forthcoming regulatory changes, the global economic climate and what the future of IR may look like.
IR Society News 16 March, 2017
Orient Capital are Events Programme Sponsors for 2017
Long-time IR Society supporters, Orient Capital, will continue to sponsor the Society's Events Programme in 2017.
Bulletin 16 March, 2017
Bulletin 691: Orient Capital are Events Programme Sponsors for 2017!
Blogs 9 March, 2017
What does best practice annual reporting look like?
As the business environment has significantly changed in recent years, there is undoubtedly an even bigger need for investor relations to take a leading role in corporates. Moreover, there is a greater need for faster, clearer communications across annual and digital reporting. Nicole Solomon looks at corporate reporting practices and what we look for in our own IR Society Best Practice Awards entries.
IR Society News 9 March, 2017
RD:IR - Gold Sponsors again in 2017!
We are absolutely delighted to announce that RD:IR will be continuing their Gold Sponsorship of the IR Society once again in 2017!
Blogs 9 March, 2017
Dawn of Spring on the North Colonnade
The UK regulator has been planting seeds around the topics of unbundling, research and corporate access for a decade, so last Friday’s budding announcement should not have come as a surprise. Michael Hufton of ingage IR looks at the key issues following the FCA's recent review of dealing commission expenditure.
IR Society News 7 March, 2017
IR Society Best Practice Awards Launch - Tuesday 21 March
The IR Society is delighted to announce the launch of the 2017 Best Practice Awards on Tuesday 21 March when we will outline this year’s awards, including any changes and updates as well as the process and timetable for both the Self-Entry and Voted Awards.
Bulletin 2 March, 2017
Bulletin 689: IR Society Annual Conference - An interview with the C-Suite
Bulletin 23 February, 2017
Bulletin 688: Lady Barbara Judge CBE announced as a keynote speaker for IR Society Conference 2017