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An essential prerequisite for those seeking to work in the investor relations profession.

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Promoting excellence in IR

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 IR Society announces new collaboration with the Spanish IR Society for offering the CIR

The Investor Relations Society (IR Society) and The Asociación Española para las Relaciones con Inversores (AERI) have announced a new collaboration for the delivery of the IR Society’s Certificate in…

Orient Capital sponsor IR Society Events for a fifth year!

We are absolutely delighted that Orient Capital have confirmed that they will remain as the IR Society Events Programme sponsor for 2019 and we look forward to working closely with…

10 reasons why you should be at the IR Society Annual Conference on June 18

The IR Society's Annual Conference will take place in London on Tuesday 18 June, and if you haven't booked your ticket yet, don’t forget our early bird rate ends on…

A best practice business model for annual reports

Many business models miss the mark, as the FRC Financial Reporting Lab confirms. James Houston suggests how to develop useful models.

John Allan, CBE confirmed as opening keynote speaker for 2019 Annual Conference

We are delighted to confirm that our opening keynote speaker for the 2019 IR Society Annual Conference will be John Allan, CBE.

Optimising your company website for investors

The corporate website provides a real opportunity to ensure that the investment case is well understood and IR is visible. Sonya Ghobrial analyses FTSE 100 websites to identify impactful ideas.

The future of investor relations – ‘the silent disrupter’?

Recent changes to the financial markets are having a knock-on effect for investor relations. Keilah Codd discusses the changing talent pool, and encourages members’ collaboration to develop IROs of tomorrow.

AGM season is fast approaching – being well prepared will pay dividends

In the run up to Christmas, it feels like AGM season is a long way away. Here Ross Hawley relays the voice of the IR Society policy committee by providing…

Informed 101 – Winter 2018/19

This issue covers the 2018 IR Society Best Practice Awards, with pictures from the event and full coverage of the winners. There is also a feature on best practice, and…

Conference 2019 - Evan Davis confirmed as host!

We're delighted to announce that Evan Davis has once again confirmed that he will be the conference moderator for the 2019 IR Society annual conference.

IR Society Best Practice Awards 2018: Celebrating companies leading in Investor Relations

At Tuesday night’s annual Investor Relations Society Best Practice Awards, the IR Society gathered together with over 500 professionals from across the capital markets to recognise the companies leading the…

Making sense of MiFID II: An interview with Laura Hayter

Laura Hayter of the IR Society offers some practical advice on how companies can make sense of MiFID II

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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

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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By becoming a member of the IR Society, you become part of a community dedicated to the advancement of the understanding of the crucial role IR fulfills for companies, and the development of individual careers within investor relations.

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