Guest Articles

The case for diversity on AIM company boards

Read FieldFisher's analysis on the state of diversity on AIM company boards

2020 Financial Lines review - key Issues in a hard market for Quoted Companies

Clear Insurance provide an overview of the D&O liability insurance market for small & mid-sized quoted companies in Q4 2020

Non-Executive Director’s Capabilities and Skills to Navigate the Covid-19 Pandemic

Filipe Morais, Lecturer in Governance at Henley Business School on the role of growth company NEDs in the time of COVID-19 

All employee share schemes insights

2 July 2020 - The QCA’s Share Schemes Expert Group has put together information to help navigate the possibilities available to companies operating tax-advantaged Save As You Earn plans (SAYE) and Share Incentive Plans (SIP)

Fraud & Cybercrime: Vulnerabilities on AIM

Read the research by Crowe UK that found that the majority of the top 200 AIM business have significant unaddressed cyber risks and are vulnerable to attack

Visibility and Connectivity – small companies and the new investor

Blair McPherson, Founder & CEO of Senasen Group writes on how smaller quoted companies need to adapt to the post COVID-19 investor

Stakeholder Due Diligence

Read this overview from Ten Intelligence on conducting due dilligence on stakeholders

Survey: Non-executive directors share their views on life in the boardroom

MM&K's new Life in the Boardroom survey results

Resources Produced by our Members 

Find here helpful Covid-19 resources from our members. 

Insights on Access to Finance 

8 April 2020 Here we share insights and resources from members on how to manage cash flow and gain access to finance needed to continue business operations during the COVID-19 crisis

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Corporate Governance Insights 

8 April 2020 Here we share insights and resources produced by our members on key corporate governance issues. 

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Support for business – learn more about how the Government is supporting companies

8 April 2020 Responding to COVID-19 the Government has set out a package of temporary measures to support public services, people and business.

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Learn how regulators are responding and helping companies to adapt in unprecedented circumstances

8 April 2020 Regulators and markets have introduced some flexibility and provided guidance on practical steps companies can take to continue to trade without falling foul of meeting regulatory and fiduciary duties owed to shareholders and the market.

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Find out how the QCA is working hard for its members

8 April 2020 The work of the QCA for and on behalf of our members is more important than ever and the QCA team is committed to supporting our members in the best possible way.

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Annual reporting and AGMs: trends from the AIM UK 50 2019 AGM season

Read Practical Law Corporate's review of the AGM and annual reports of AIM UK 50 companies

7 Tips For Building Effective Board Packs

Read Praxonomy's guide to good practice in board pack production