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

15 December 2021

This month's Directors' Knowhow includes the QCA/UHY AIM Good Governance Review, the QCA/YouGov Small and Mid-Cap Sentiment Index, the FCA's Policy Statement on the Primary Markets Effectiveness Review, the FCA's Policy Statement on the UK MiFID consultation, the FRC's report on effective stewardship, the FRC's announcement on supervisory focus, ISS's Benchmark Policy update, the FRC's report on corporate culture, and the QCA's policy consultation responses. 

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FCA publishes its Policy Statement on the Primary Markets Effectiveness Review

8 December 2021

Read our summary of the FCA's Policy Statement here. 

FCA releases Policy Statement on changes to UK MIFID’s conduct and organisational requirements
FCA releases Policy Statement on changes to UK MIFID’s conduct and organisational requirements
policy

6 December 2021

A welcome development for small and mid-sized quoted companies. 

Watch: AIM Good Governance Review Launch 2021 Webinar
Watch: AIM Good Governance Review Launch 2021 Webinar
VideoCorporate GovernanceESGBoard Performance

1 December 2021

Watch our webinar for the launch of our AIM Good Governance Review 2021.

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AIM Good Governance Review 2021/22
AIM Good Governance Review 2021/22
AIMBoard PerformanceESGPerformance

1 December 2021

The new QCA & UHY Hacker Young Good Governance Review has been released.

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

25 November 2021

This month's Directors' Knowhow includes the Government's response to their mandatory climate-related financial disclosures consultation, the FCA's Primary Markets Bulletin, the Government's new FTSE Women Leaders Review, the CIIA report on climate change risk, the FCA's ESG strategy, BEIS guidance on the National Security and Investment Ac, the IA's Principles of Remuneration and the QCA's policy consultation responses. 

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COP26: How Small and Mid-Caps play their part in the fight against climate change
COP26: How Small and Mid-Caps play their part in the fight against climate change
Corporate GovernanceESG

24 November 2021

COP26 has come to an end and the team at the QCA are reflecting on the importance of sustainable development and how the fight to ensure a sustainable world can be achieved along with economic prosperity for all.

Welcome to our new Expert Group chairs and deputies
Welcome to our new Expert Group chairs and deputies
Networking

24 November 2021

We would like to extend a warm welcome to the new chairs and deputies of our Primary Markets, Secondary Markets and Share Schemes Expert Groups.

Small and Mid-Cap Sentiment Survey highlights recent sentiments for 2021
Small and Mid-Cap Sentiment Survey highlights recent sentiments for 2021
PerformanceAnalyst

24 November 2021

The H2 2021 QCA / YouGov Small and Mid-Cap Sentiment Survey has been released. Whilst showing a general confidence in the prospects of their own companies, some headwinds have dipped sentiment.

Watch: Fund Manager Webinar with Richard Penny
VideoInvestor Engagement

17 November 2021

Watch our webinar with Fund Manager Webinar with Richard Penny of CRUX Asset Management.

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Recent consultations provide opportunity to reshape UK equity markets
Recent consultations provide opportunity to reshape UK equity markets
policy

28 October 2021

Read the latest update from Lorence Nye, Head of Policy regarding how we are championing long term improvements to UK public markets on behalf of small and midcaps through recent policy consultations.

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

26 October 2021

This month's Directors' Knowhow includes the QCA's Annual Review, the FRC Lab report on TCFD reporting and FRC report on scenario analysis, the FRC Lab's report on digital reporting, the FRC's review of APMs, the FRC's Annual Review of Corporate Reporting, the FRC's year-end bulletin of key corporate reporting matters for companies, the fourth TCFD status report, HM Treasury's policy paper on environmental reporting, the Chancery Lane Projects net zero toolkit, and the QCA's policy consultation responses. 

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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 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.