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2021 Awards Winners will be announced on 23 November, 2021

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Colombo Stock Exchange to offer ICIR

The UK Investor Relations Society (IR Society) and the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) are delighted to announce a partnership offering the IR Society’s International Certificate in Investor Relations.

Informed 112 – Autumn 2021

The main feature of the Autumn issue of Informed is titled 'IR for small caps'. It contains a number of articles on all issues relevant to smaller listed companies. A…

FRC issues guidance for electronic format annual reports

On 11 October 2021, the Financial Reporting Lab (‘the Lab’) of the Financial Reporting Council (‘the FRC’) set out practical guidance for companies to start producing their annual financial reports…

Transition to Integrated Reporting

On 20 September 2021, the Value Reporting Foundation published ‘Transition to integrated reporting: A Guide to getting started’ (‘the Guide’) to help report preparers develop a custom-fit transition plan to…

Essential Guide to Enhancing Investor Engagement - Webinar Replay

As we start to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, the impact of social and environmental issues on the global economy have never been clearer. For businesses around the world, there…

IR Society 2021 Best Practice Awards and Annual Dinner

We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting the Best Practice Awards and Annual Dinner in person at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London on Tuesday…

FRC publishes review findings on viability and going concern disclosures

Viability and going concern reporting need to be improved to give investors and key stakeholders a clearer picture of the financial stability of businesses, warns the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).

FCA consultation: Primary Markets Effectiveness Review

The IR Society response to CP21/21 ‘Primary Markets Effectiveness Review’

Procter & Gamble announces new Climate Transition Action Plan

On 14 September 2021, consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) announced a comprehensive plan to accelerate its climate action. The plan includes a new ambition to achieve net-zero greenhouse…

The A4S Essential Guide to Enhancing Investor Engagement

A4S and its CFO Leadership Network have produced this practical guide for investor relations teams on communicating effectively with investors about sustainability.

FRC lists successful signatories to the UK Stewardship Code

On 6 September, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published a list of successful signatories to the UK Stewardship Code (Stewardship Code).

IASB consults on a new framework for management commentary reflecting changes in corporate reporting

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB or the Board) has published for public comment a proposed comprehensive framework for companies preparing management commentaries aligned with investors’ information needs.

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The 2021 IR Society conference and festival of IR

More than a virtual event. More than just an online conference. The Festival of IR, incorporating the IR Society annual conference, is a five-day programme of seminars, panel discussions, roundtables and networking with practical content for IR professionals at every level of their career.

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