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What Governance Committees do Small & Mid-Caps have? (Survey Findings)

What Governance Committees do Small & Mid-Caps have? (Survey Findings)

13 January 2021

Using survey findings we discovered that nearly all small & mid-caps have remuneration and audit committees, the majority also have nominations committees, and one in ten now have ESG committees

QCA responds to Listing Review: Major overhaul needed to create UK’s Nasdaq
QCA responds to Listing Review: Major overhaul needed to create UK’s Nasdaq

8 January 2021

When Lord Hill’s Listing review was announced towards the end of November we immediately identified the listing review as a unique opportunity to input fresh ideas about how markets function in the UK. 

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

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. 

Directors' Knowhow: QCA member policy update (December 2020)
Directors' Knowhow: QCA member policy update (December 2020)
Corporate Governance Remuneration

18 December 2020

This month's Directors' Knowhow includes the QCA's updated Remuneration Committee Guide, the QCA and UHY AIM Good Governance Review, the FRC review of corporate governance reporting, FCA Primary Market Bulletin 32, AIM Notice 58, FRC Covid-19 guidance for companies and auditors, AQSE rule changes, Asset Management Taskforce report, the FRC Lab newsletter and the QCA's policy consultation responses. 

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New QCA/YouGov Small & Mid-Cap Sentiment Survey: A turnaround in optimism and rising audit fees
New QCA/YouGov Small & Mid-Cap Sentiment Survey: A turnaround in optimism and rising audit fees
Corporate Governance Remuneration

16 December 2020

Read the results of the Q4 2020 QCA/YouGov Small & Mid-Cap Sentiment Index

New: QCA Remuneration Committee Guide

New: QCA Remuneration Committee Guide

9 December 2020

Our new guide for remuneration committees has been prepared to assist remuneration committee chairs and members to be effective in their roles. 

Invite for Nomination Committee chairs to take part in Henley Business School study
Invite for Nomination Committee chairs to take part in Henley Business School study
Corporate Governance Remuneration

7 December 2020

Study aims to understand the dynamics of nomination committees in quoted companies

AIM Good Governance Review 2020/21: New report from QCA & UHY Hacker Young

AIM Good Governance Review 2020/21: New report from QCA & UHY Hacker Young

2 December 2020

Our eighth annual review provides analysis and guidance on corporate governance disclosures for small & mid-sized quoted companies

Directors Knowhow: QCA member policy update (November 2020)

Directors' Knowhow: QCA member policy update (November 2020)

27 November 2020

This month's Directors' Knowhow includes the QCA's new ESG report, the end of the PEG's additional flexibility, the OTS report on their review of CGT, the FCA's Primary Market Bulletin, HM Treasury financial services statement, the FRC's review of climate change reporting, the IA's principles of remuneration and the QCA's policy consultation responses. 

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New QCA report: ESG in Small & Mid-Sized Quoted Companies - Perceptions, Myths and Realities

New QCA report: ESG in Small & Mid-Sized Quoted Companies - Perceptions, Myths and Realities

13 November 2020

Read the new research from the QCA, Henley Business School & Downing LLP

Directors' Knowhow: QCA member policy update (October 2020)
Directors' Knowhow: QCA member policy update (October 2020)

30 October 2020

This month's Directors' Knowhow includes the QCA's Retail Investor Survey, FRC guidance on section 172 statements, FRC review of corporate governance and AGMs, the OTS report on simplifying tax claims and elections, the FRC review of corporate reporting, and the QCA's policy consultation responses. 

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Press release: Quoted Companies Alliance appoints three directors to board

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.

QCA Annual Review 2020

QCA Annual Review 2020

29 October 2020

Read the 2020 QCA Annual Review and statements from the CEO, Chair and Treasurer

Participate in the QCA/YouGov Small and Mid-Cap Sentiment Survey
Participate in the QCA/YouGov Small and Mid-Cap Sentiment Survey

22 October 2020

You are invited to contribute your views to the QCA/YouGov Small & Mid-Cap Sentiment Index

Directors Knowhow: QCA member policy update (September 2020)

Directors' Knowhow: QCA member policy update (September 2020)

25 September 2020

This month's Directors' Knowhow includes the QCA's Retail Investor Survey, the reforms to Companies House, the CMA's new Competition Law Risj Guide, ESMA's report on MiFID II, the FCA's Market Watch 65, the PEG announcement on the extension of the additional flexibility offered, as well as the QCA's policy consultation responses. 

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Directors Knowhow: QCA member policy update (September 2020)

Directors' Knowhow: QCA member policy update (September 2020)

Policy

23 September 2020

This month's Directors' Knowhow includes the QCA's Retail Investor Survey, the reforms to Companies House, the CMA's new Competition Law Risk Guide, ESMA's report on MiFID II, the FCA's Market Watch 65, the PEG announcement on the extension of the additional flexibility offered, as well as the QCA's policy consultation responses. 

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