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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 and NEVIR announce a new collaboration on IR training and certification.

The UK Investor Relations Society (IR Society) and The Netherlands Association for Investor Relations (NEVIR) are delighted to announce a collaboration offering NEVIR members access to The IR Society’s extensive…

Informed 102 – Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 issue of Informed contains a special feature titled 'IR policy brief: Changing market dynamics'. We asked contributors to comment on a range of current issues for the…

Best Practice Awards: Best IR relating to a Corporate Transaction

Claire Lavery, Executive Director, Europe & Asia at Rivel Research Group shares her thoughts on the new award 'Best IR relating to a Corporate Transaction', what to look out for…

Proposed Revisions to the UK Stewardship Code

The IR Society response to the FRC's consultation on Proposed Revisions to the UK Stewardship Code

Susan Hooper announced as a keynote speaker for the 2019 Annual Conference

We are delighted to confirm that Senior Board Director, Susan Hooper, will be a keynote speaker at the 2019 IR Society Annual Conference.

Best Practice Awards: Delivering a consistent and holistic approach to ESG reporting

Nick Rose, ​Head of Reporting Communications at FleishmanHillard Fishburn and member of the IR Society's Best Practice Committee, shares his thoughts on the 'Best Communication of ESG' award, what to…

Sarah Bates, Chair of Merian Global Investors confirmed as Conference closing keynote speaker

We are delighted to confirm that our closing keynote speaker for the 2019 IR Society Annual Conference will be Sarah Bates, Chair of Merian Global Investors.

Launch of IR Society Best Practice Awards - Influencing improvements in investor relations practice

Sallie Pilot, Chair of the IR Society Best Practice Committee shares her thoughts on best practice and why you should enter this year’s awards.

IR Society 2019 Best Practice Awards entries open today

IR Society leads the way in excellence in Investor Relations

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…

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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 (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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