Briefs

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 Analysts 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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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. 

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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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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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.

Directors Knowhow: QCA member policy update (June 2021)
Directors Knowhow: QCA member policy update (June 2021)

24 June 2021

This month's Directors' Knowhow includes the QCA's Board Performance Review Report and Guide, the BEIS report on executive pay and investment in the UK, HMT's new Green Technical Advisory Group, the FRC's extension of Covid-19-related rent concessions, the Investor Forum report on Governing for Growth, the TIGRR report on re-imagining regulation, and the QCA's policy consultation responses. 

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Rising premiums and reduced cover for directors’ insurance raises serious concerns
Rising premiums and reduced cover for directors’ insurance raises serious concerns
Corporate Governance

21 June 2021

The QCA Quarterly sentiment survey, conducted by YouGov between 9 April and 5 May 2021, asked respondents what they paid for insurance last year compared to this year. Read more for insights and sentiments on D&O cover from small and mid-size quoted companies.

Watch: Fund Manager Webinar with Paul Stevens
Watch: Fund Manager Webinar with Paul Stevens
VideoInvestor Engagement

16 June 2021

Watch our webinar with Fund Manager Webinar with Paul Stevens of Business Growth Fund.

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Watch: Fund Manager Webinar with James Thorne
Watch: Fund Manager Webinar with James Thorne
VideoInvestor Engagement

8 June 2021

Watch our webinar with Fund Manager Webinar with James Thorne of Columbia Threadneedle Investments.

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