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Informed 113 – Winter 2021/22

The Winter 2021/22 issue of Informed provides in-depth coverage of the 2021 Best Practice Awards, which were held in late November. It also includes a feature titled 'Best in class',…

The IR Society Celebrates Best in Class IR at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London

At Tuesday night’s annual Investor Relations Society Best Practice Awards dinner, the IR Society recognised those companies that are leading the way in IR best practice and stakeholder engagement.

FRC publishes latest edition of Developments in Audit

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today, 18 November 2021, published its latest edition of Developments in Audit, which sets out the FRC’s annual assessment of UK audit and ongoing…

FCA publishes Climate Change Adaptation Report

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its Climate Change Adaptation Report (CCAR) giving the FCA’s assessment of how it and the firms it regulates are adapting to climate change.

Awards Host Announced - Zoe Lyons

We are delighted to announce that the compere for the 2021 IR Society Best Practice Awards will be the fabulous Zoe Lyons!

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…

New capital raising review to boost UK companies and markets

A new review to boost companies listed on UK stock markets by giving them more options when raising capital was launched by HM Treasury on 12 October 2021.

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…

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