Press Releases

Press release: Update ‘Standard Listing’ to create the UK’s Nasdaq

6 January 2021

6 Jan 2021 - There is a need for significant reform of the UK’s equity markets because there has been a steady decline in listings over the past two decades, argues the QCA in response to Lord Hill’s Listing Review. 

Press release: Quoted Companies Alliance appoints three directors to board

29 October 2020

The QCA announces the appointment of three new directors following its Annual General Meeting yesterday.

Press release: COVID impact prompts retail investors to change strategies

22 September 2020

YouGov survey of 500+ UK retail investors provides insight into how COVID and Woodford have impacted them, and how companies can best engage them.

Press release: Positive EU move on potential MiFID II research unbundling exemption for smaller quoted companies

23 July 2020

The QCA welcomes the reports that the EU may exempt smaller quoted companies from the MiFID II research unbundling rules in the future

Press release: Decision not to implement EU settlement discipline regime in the UK good for small and mid-sized companies

25 June 2020

The QCA welcomes the announcement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak MP and that the new EU settlement discipline regime (CSDR)) will not be implemented in the UK in 2021

Press release: UK companies negative on economy as leaders adapt to COVID-19 pandemic

5 May 2020

The results of the latest QCA/YouGov Small & Mid-Cap Sentiment Index provide an insight into how small and mid-sized quoted companies have responded to the current lockdown and what their future plans are

Press release: The role and importance of Entrepreneurs Relief 

3 March 2020

The role and importance of Entrepreneurs' Relief 

Press release: New research shows UK public markets in decline, as listed-life loses appeal

28 January 2020

QCA & Peel Hunt Mid & Small-Cap Investor Survey 2020

Press release: AIM companies corporate governance disclosures dramatically improves

10 December 2019

New AIM Good Governance Review from QCA & UHY Hacker Young

Press release: Tough times for the UK’s small & mid-caps

4 December 2019

QCA/YouGov Small & Mid-Cap Sentiment Index (Q4 2019)

Press release: AIM governance rule change brings positive benefits to companies and investors alike

26 November 2019

New YouGov survey of AIM companies investigates how their corporate governance has been impacted by AIM rule changes

Press release: Quoted Companies Alliance appoints three directors to steer growth company sector through changing times

17 October 2019

The QCA announces the appointment of two new directors at its Annual General Meeting

Press release: Henley Business School publishes guide for NED effectiveness

4 September 2019

Commissioned by the QCA and Downing LLP, the guide provides a model of four types of growth company, each requiring a different approach to the role of NED.

Press release: Small and mid-cap positivity wavers as outlook on UK economy declines

27 June 2019

QCA/YouGov Small & Mid-Cap Sentiment Index (Q2 2019)

Press release: MiFID II one year on: it’s getting worse

4 February 2019

QCA/Peel Hunt Mid and Small-Cap Investor Survey

Press release: response to the recommendations of the Independent review of the Financial Reporting Council 2018

18 December 2018

QCA welcomes putting proportionality at the heart of regulation for business