IR Society News
The latest news and views from the IR Society
IR Society News 5 December, 2019
Important information for CIR and ICIR candidates
We will soon be releasing an updated version of our CIR and ICIR Study Guides (January 2020)
IR Masterclass - November 2019
On Wednesday the IR Society hosted its bi-annual IR Masterclass. The half day event featured guests from across the industry speaking on a range of topics, including the macro-economic outlook, how to deal with passive investors, and cyber defence. In our panel session three IROs discussed what they perceive to be the major trends and challenges in their roles today and over the coming year.
IR Society News 20 November, 2019
IR Society Best Practice Awards 2019: Leading the way in excellence in investor relations
At Tuesday night’s annual Investor Relations Society Best Practice Awards, the IR Society gathered together with over 450 industry professionals to recognise the companies leading the way in investor relations.
IR Society News 6 November, 2019
The IR Society announces appointments of new Chair and Deputy Chair
The Investor Relations Society is pleased to announce that David Walker, Head of Investor Relations at British Land and current Deputy Chair of the Society will assume the role of Chair.
IR Society News 8 October, 2019
Gary Davies to retire as CEO of the IR Society; Laura Hayter appointed as successor
The IR Society today announces that Gary Davies is to retire as Chief Executive Officer for personal reasons. Laura Hayter, currently Head of Policy and Communications, will succeed him.
IR Society News 24 September, 2019
IR Society Survey: Insights into current ESG reporting practices
With the rising interest in ESG, the IR Society recently conducted a short survey of its IRO members asking for views around current reporting practices.
The IR Society and ARIR announce a new collaboration on IR training and certification
The UK Investor Relations Society (IR Society) and the Romanian Investor Relations Association (ARIR) are delighted to announce an exclusive collaboration.
IR Society News 12 September, 2019
Sindhu Vee to host 2019 Best Practice Awards
We are delighted to announce that this year's annual Best Practice Awards host will be comedian Sindhu Vee!
Informed Journal - The IR Society quarterly magazine
Informed summer 2019 has arrived!! This edition includes full conference coverage with session reports and photos, a 10-page special feature on ESG, and, as always industry news and current issues.
IR Society News 17 June, 2019
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 future Leaders through InVEstor Relations).
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.
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.'
IR Society News 9 April, 2019
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 professional development courses and the Certificate in Investor Relations (CIR) qualification. These courses cater for all levels of IR professionals, from new to senior IRO’s.
IR Society News 27 March, 2019
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.
IR Society News 20 March, 2019
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 Investor Relations (CIR) to members of AERI.
IR Society News 14 February, 2019
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 them again this year.
IR Society News 10 January, 2019
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.
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 way in engaging with the capital markets, demonstrating trust, and strengthening corporate reputation through Investor Relations.