The QCA Corporate Governance Code - 10 years on
23 February 2023

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Corporate Governance


The QCA Corporate Governance Code turns 10 years old this year, having first been published back in 2013. The QCA Code underwent a revision in 2018, which coincided with the London Stock Exchange’s change to its rules (AIM Rule 26) that required all companies to apply a recognised corporate governance code. This saw the vast majority of AIM companies choose to apply the QCA Code, demonstrating a recognition of its practical, outcome-oriented approach that is specifically tailored for small and mid-sized quoted companies. 

As we enter the 10th anniversary of the QCA Code (and it now being 5 years since the last revision), the QCA will be updating the Code again. 

However first, we delve more into its history. 

Read our QCA Corporate Governance Code Report here