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A Year in Review

A Year in Review

Annualcorporate

19 October 2021

Download our Annual Review 2021 which gives an overview of our acheivements in what has been an exceptionally challenging year. 

 

Watch: Fund Manager Webinar with Roland Arnold

Watch: Fund Manager Webinar with Roland Arnold

VideoInvestor Engagement

19 October 2021

Watch our webinar with Fund Manager Webinar with Roland Arnold of BlackRock.

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Watch: Catching the Analysts Eye Webinar with finnCap

Watch: Catching the Analyst's Eye Webinar with finnCap

VideoInvestor Engagement

13 October 2021

Watch our Catching the Analysts' Eye Webinar with Nigel Parson of finnCap.

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Press Release: Proportionate Regulation needed for UK Economic Growth

Press Release: Proportionate Regulation needed for UK Economic Growth

Corporate Governancepolicy

4 October 2021

Small and mid-caps hold unique potential to support UK economic growth, provided the Government and regulator address their interests

Why proportionality matters for the UK public markets and beyond

Why proportionality matters for the UK public markets and beyond

policy

23 September 2021

When there is talk of quoted companies, attention is usually drawn towards the very largest. An organisation that has a potentially seismic impact on the financial markets does not only gain interest from those looking to invest, but also gains a particularly focussed interest from policy-makers. Read more on the importance of proportionate regulation from our Chief Executive, Tim Ward. 

Watch: Fund Manager Webinar with Sid Chand Lall

Watch: Fund Manager Webinar with Sid Chand Lall

VideoInvestor Engagement

23 September 2021

Watch our webinar with Fund Manager Webinar with Sid Chand Lall of Canaccord Genuity.

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Directors Knowhow: QCA member policy update (September 2021)

Directors' Knowhow: QCA member policy update (September 2021)

21 September 2021

This month's Directors' Knowhow includes two FRC Lab reports, the list of signatories to the Stewardship Code, the FCA's Green FinTech Challenge, the FRC's review of Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting, the Chancellor's announcement on the Spending Review and Autumn Budget, the Government's policy paper on dematerialisation, the FRC's thematic review of going concern and viability disclosures and the QCA's policy consultation responses. 

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A Celebration of Small and Midcaps

A Celebration of Small and Midcaps

Annual Dinner

20 September 2021

Small and midcaps have a vital role to play in the UK economy and the relationships we hold are crucial in order for us to champion their interests. Our event on Thursday, 16th September saw over 250 members of the UK economy come together and was a valuable opportunity for all to rebuild the connections that are so vital in championing economic growth and prosperity. 

Press Release: QCA Hosts Annual Dinner for Small and Mid-Caps

Press Release: QCA Hosts Annual Dinner for Small and Mid-Caps

Annual DinnerNetworking

16 September 2021

Over 250 members of the small and mid-sized quoted company community attended the Quoted Companies Alliance’s (QCA) Annual Dinner on Thursday 16th September at the Savoy Hotel in London. 

New QCA/Hardman & Co. report: Good jobs come to those who IPO

New QCA/Hardman & Co. report: Good jobs come to those who IPO

26 August 2021

The QCA, in collaboration with Hardman & Co., have released a new report, “Good jobs come to those who IPO: The importance of going public”, which examines the link between IPO and job creation. 

Meaningful communication lies at the heart of proxy advisor value

Meaningful communication lies at the heart of proxy advisor value

Investor Engagement

26 August 2021

Our thoughts on the Best Practice Principles for Shareholder Voting Research

Directors Knowhow: QCA member policy update (August 2021)

Directors' Knowhow: QCA member policy update (August 2021)

24 August 2021

This month's Directors' Knowhow includes the QCA/Hardman & Co. report on job creation, the FCA's change to Listing Rules for SPACs, the FRC Lab's newsletter, the FRC's Annual Enforcement Review, the FRC's Future of Corporate Reporting feedback statement, HMRC's ERS Bulletin, the FRC's updated Illustrative Auditor's Report, and the QCA's policy consultation responses. 

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Press Release: Companies that IPO Create Jobs

Press Release: Companies that IPO Create Jobs

PerformanceESG

9 August 2021

The QCA, in collaboration with Hardman & Co have released a new report “Good jobs come to those who IPO - The importance of going public” which examines the link between IPO and job creation. 

Directors Knowhow: QCA member policy update (July 2021)

Directors' Knowhow: QCA member policy update (July 2021)

27 July 2021

This month's Directors' Knowhow includes the FRC Lab report on Stakeholders, Decisions and Section 172, the FRC report on board diversity, the Government's Green Financing Framework, the CLLS and Law Society documents on the changes to the Takeover Code, the FRC's statement on ESG challenges, the Treasury Committee report on the future of financial services, the FCA's Business Plan for 2021/22, and the QCA's policy consultation responses. 

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BEIS Audit and Governance Reforms deemed Anti-Growth by Company Directors

BEIS Audit and Governance Reforms deemed Anti-Growth by Company Directors

AuditCorporate Governancepolicy

8 July 2021

Small and Midcaps Reject BEIS Audit and Corporate Governance Reform Proposals

Survey reveals concerns on BEIS Audit and Corporate Governance Reforms 

Survey reveals concerns on BEIS Audit and Corporate Governance Reforms 

8 July 2021

The QCA, in collaboration with YouGov, surveyed companies and investors on their views regarding the BEIS audit and corporate governance reform consultation.