Tuesday, 6th October 2020
The QCA Share Schemes Expert Group has produced a briefing note reviewing the issues small and mid-size quoted companies should consider before granting nil-cost share awards to employees and directors.
Read HMRC's responses to questions regarding employee share schemes posed by the QCA Share Schemes Expert Group, in conjunction with QCA members, in May 2018.
This month we cover the re-approval of Enterprise Management Incentive (EMI) schemes, the European Commission's new rules to incentivise SMEs to use public markets, the Board Intelligence-ICSA: The Governance Institute cost calculator for board meetings and the ACCA's report on the tenets of good corporate governance.
The QCA Code is a practical, outcome-oriented approach to corporate governance that is tailored for small and mid-size quoted companies in the UK.
This month we cover the FRC's latest strategy, plan and budget, the expiration of EMI's approval for EU state aid, the revised Conceptual Framework for Financial Reporting, the FRC's call for participants in its new project on artificial intelligence and the announcement of an independent review of the FRC.
The New World of MiFID II - Unintended Consequences
This month we cover the change to the AIM Rules for Companies which now state that all AIM companies must apply a recognised corporate governance code and a review of the Market Abuse Regulation - two years after it came into force.
Our panel of corporate governance experts talk about the principles and disclosures and how to adopt the QCA Corporate Governance Code for your company.
London Stock Exchange have announced that AIM companies must apply a recognised corporate governance code from September 2018. Read why the QCA Corporate Governance Code is the most popular for AIM companies.
The Quoted Companies Alliance has teamed up with Charles Russell Speechlys LLP to produce high level guidance to assist company secretaries in supporting their chairs at annual general meetings.
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