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QCA RSM Small and Mid-Cap Investors Survey 2017
QCA RSM Small and Mid-Cap Investors Survey 2017

9 March 2017

Read the results of our fourth survey of 16 major UK small and mid-cap institutional fund managers revealing valuable insight into how they view the market, and what companies can do to attract and retain their attention. 

Fake news can soon erode trust in a company

Fake news can soon erode trust in a company

28 February 2017

Our CEO Tim Ward writes in the Yorkshire Post about fake news in companies.

Directors' know how: what you should know about the upcoming changes
Directors' know how: what you should know about the upcoming changes

23 February 2017

This month we cover the London Stock Exchange's guidance on good practice in Environmental, Social and Governance reporting, the first of ICSA's reports on the future of UK corporate governance and the PLSA's revised Corporate Governance and Policy Guidelines for 2017.

IFRS 9: what you should know about the upcoming changes
IFRS 9: what you should know about the upcoming changes

23 February 2017

Matthew Howells, Director and Head of National Assurance Technical Group at Smith & Williamson LLP, outlines how the new accounting standard IFRS 9 could affect your company when it comes into effect in 2018.

Members meet with Jane Ellison MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury
Members meet with Jane Ellison MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury

22 February 2017

Ahead of the Spring Budget, we organised a breakfast session with Jane Ellison, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, where members voiced their concerns over taxation issues and learned more about the Government's direction of travel on tax reform.

Small firms face attack of the Cybermen

Small firms face attack of the Cybermen

16 February 2017

Our CEO Tim Ward writes in the Yorkshire Post about the importance of cyber security.

Directors' know how: what you should know about the upcoming changes
Directors' know how: what you should know about the upcoming changes

26 January 2017

This month we cover the FRC's Financial Reporting Lab's implementation study on the disclosure of dividends, ESMA's proposals for a new digital format for issuers' financial reporting and the FRC's report on developments in corporate governance and stewardship.

Meet our two new directors appointed to boost our impact on the small and mid-cap market sector
Meet our two new directors appointed to boost our impact on the small and mid-cap market sector

25 January 2017

Adam McConkey and James Brotherton were appointed to the QCA board following its meeting on 17 January 2017.

Quoted Companies Alliance Budget Representations 2017
Quoted Companies Alliance Budget Representations 2017

23 January 2017

Our Tax Expert Group, in conjunction with our Share Schemes Expert Group, has submitted a revised version of our annual proposals for taxation reform ahead of Budget 2017.

Quoted Companies Alliance appoints two further directors to boost its impact in the small and mid-cap market sector

Quoted Companies Alliance appoints two further directors to boost its impact in the small and mid-cap market sector

19 January 2017

The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA), the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small and mid-size quoted companies, announces the strengthening of its board with the appointment of two new directors following its Board Meeting on 17 January 2017.

Why can’t Parliament move to the Northern Powerhouse area?

Why can’t Parliament move to the Northern Powerhouse area?

18 January 2017

Our CEO Tim Ward writes in the Yorkshire Post about consideration being given to the Northern Powerhouse to host Parliament.

QCA's 2016 Highlights
QCA's 2016 Highlights

13 December 2016

We continued to engage with policymakers in Whitehall, Brussels and beyond to ensure that regulation and legislation works in the interests of small and mid-size quoted companies.Take a look at our top highlights of 2016, such as Budget 2016's inclusion of a QCA proposal for investing in smaller companies.

Save the date for the QCA Annual Dinner 2017
Save the date for the QCA Annual Dinner 2017

13 December 2016

Our Annual Dinner is taking place on Thursday 7 September 2017.

Establishing trust and confidence with investors
Establishing trust and confidence with investors

7 December 2016

Today we published the 2016 edition of the QCA/UHY Hacker Young Corporate Governance Behaviour Review.

Good governance wins investor backing and cuts the cost of capital, says QCA/UHY Hacker Young Corporate Governance Behaviour Review 

Good governance wins investor backing and cuts the cost of capital, says QCA/UHY Hacker Young Corporate Governance Behaviour Review 

6 December 2016

Ambitious companies should forge closer links with their investors by using plain language and clear reporting that ‘tells a story’, according to a report by the chartered accountants UHY Hacker Young and the Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies. 

Download our pdf guides - free for members
Download our pdf guides - free for members

24 November 2016

The pdf versions of our guides are free for members to download from our website.