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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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Bank of America Merrill Lynch to sponsor IR Society’s DELIVER leadership programme from 2019

The IR Society is delighted to announce that Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) will be the new sponsor of the senior investor relations development programme, DELIVER (DElivering Leadership in…

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 here’s 10 reasons why should be joining us.

BNY Mellon Global IR Survey

BNY Mellon is pleased to invite you to participate in the 12th BNY Mellon Global Investor Relations Survey, the financial markets’ most comprehensive and longest running global investor relations (IR)…

FRC discussion paper: Business Reporting of Intangibles: Realistic proposals

The IR Society response to the FRC's discussion paper on Business Reporting of Intangibles: Realistic proposals

Get the recognition you deserve by entering the IR Society Best Practice Awards

Rachel Price, IR Society Best Practice Committee member highlights what judges are looking for in one of the Society's Best Practice Awards, 'Most effective overall communication of company investment proposition.'

MiFID II – what next ?

Michael Hufton looks ahead to the FCA’s Thematic Review into MiFID II, including predictions, early results, and advice for IROs.

Informed interview: A changing climate for investor relations

Companies will be acutely aware that investors’ interest in climate change is increasing. Notably, it is increasing at a pace faster than the annual reporting cycle. For many companies, the…

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.

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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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