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Summary from our IR Webinar - Moving forward: Life after the crisis

As we think ahead to life after the COVID-19 crisis, our webinar today looked at two areas of IR which will form part of the future of many Society members.…

Message from David Walker, IR Society Chair

Click below for a brief message from the Chair of the IR Society, David Walker.

Highlights from our Webinar: Meet the Fund Manager

This week we were delighted to be joined by three highly experienced fund managers from Fidelity International, Wellington Asset Management and MAN GLG, sharing their advice and views on COVID-related…

IRO Survey: Read our report on how companies are adapting to the crisis

The IR Society recently conducted a short survey of its IRO members on how companies are seeking to adapt their reporting and investor communications during the crisis.

A new decade, a new investor relations

It is a difficult time for the UK and global economy. Richard Davies looks back at the history of the IR industry, and provides insight into the new era –…

Keeping a focus on stewardship

Monitoring the approach of investors to their Stewardship Code duties is a vital part of the Financial Reporting Council's work. Claudia Chapman, who is on the corporate governance and stewardship…

It’s not binary: acceleration of the trend to digital

These extraordinary times are also proving exceptionally busy for IR. Looking across all corporates on the ingage platform, which includes some 15% of FTSE 100 companies, the total number of…

Reporting and stakeholder engagement webinar summary

This week we were joined by an experienced panel of speakers for our IR Webinar: Reporting and Stakeholder Communications, to discuss and offer advice on a range of ever more…

Delivering our PD courses during COVID-19

Continuing to deliver high quality services for our members at this difficult time is fundamental, including continuing to support your training needs with a minimal level of disruption during this…

IR Society 2020 Best Practice Awards entries open today

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Informed 106 – Spring 2020

This issue of Informed was published against a background of the developing COVID-19 crisis. The main features were interviews with leading figures in the City and IR, and the increasing…

Top 10 tips from our webinar: Communicating effectively during Covid-19

We were delighted to be hosted by Q4 for our webinar this week to discuss the need for clear and consistent communications during this period of crisis.

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