Press Releases

Press Release: Quoted company directors fear takeover, London listings vulnerable but economic sentiment still up

8 May 2023

Quoted company directors have expressed their concern at being the subject of a possible takeover bid over the next 12 months. Yet, economic sentiment has shot up since the last quarter of 2023. 

Press Release: Annual Reports Never-Ending Story

30 January 2023

Public company annual reports have ballooned in size by 46% in just five years, weighed down by new reporting requirements in areas such as remuneration and environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters, and a failure to rein in repetition.

Press Release: Quoted company optimism shrinks to pandemic levels

14 November 2022

OPTIMISM over the UK economy has retreated to its lowest point since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic among small and mid-cap companies, new research for the Quoted Companies Alliance has found. 

Press Release: QCA announces new Chair

20 October 2022

Judith MacKenzie, Partner, Downing LLP, has taken over as Chair of the Quoted Companies Alliance. 

Press Release: QCA announces new Chief Executive

26 September 2022

The QCA is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Chief Executive

Press Release: Quoted Companies Alliance hosts 30th Anniversary Dinner for Growth Companies

15 September 2022

On Thursday, 15 September 2022, the Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) hosted their 30th Anniversary Dinner at the Savoy Hotel in London

Press Release: New report highlights reduction of listed companies but economic contribution still vital 

25 July 2022

The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) and Hardman & Co. have released a new report: "Punching above their weight?" which highlights the contribution of small and mid-sized quoted companies to markets, employment and tax revenues. 

Press Release: Small and Mid-Caps encouraged following recent UK Secondary Capital Raising Review, says QCA

19 July 2022

The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) welcomes the recommendations contained in the recently released UK Secondary Capital Raising Review.

Press Release: QCA Non-Executive Director report reveals gaps in expertise in key areas of Cyber, IT and ESG
Board PerformanceBoard

13 June 2022

The Quoted Companies Alliance’s (QCA's) recent survey on the role and value of Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) reveals perceived gaps in expertise in key areas. 

Press Release: Small and mid-cap push-back compels Government to re-think on audit and corporate governance reform
Corporate GovernancepolicyAudit

31 May 2022

QCA responds to BEIS audit reform outcome.

Tim Ward, CEO of the Quoted Companies Alliance to retire. New Chair announced.
Tim Ward, CEO of the Quoted Companies Alliance to retire. New Chair announced.

18 May 2022

After 12 years as CEO of the Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA), Tim Ward has informed the board that he intends to retire from the role at the end of 2022. 

Press Release: HM Treasurys Regulatory Framework Review must force the FCA to fuel the engines of growth

10 February 2022

The Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) has submitted its response to the HM Treasury’s Financial Services Future Regulatory Framework Review from the viewpoint of small and mid-sized quoted companies. 

Press Release: Increasing disparity of opinion of UK equity markets between investors and quoted companies
Investor EngagementPerformance

26 January 2022

In collaboration with Peel Hunt, the Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA) have released their latest report: “The Eye of the Beholder,” the QCA/Peel Hunt Mid & Small-Cap Investor Survey which analyses the views of investors and companies on the UK financial markets.

Press Release: Bank finance most attractive to small and medium sized quoted companies for the first time in sentiment survey history.

29 November 2021

The QCA (Quoted Companies Alliance) and YouGov have completed their H2 Sentiment Survey of Small and Mid-caps which tracks business sentiment and key issues affecting small and mid-cap quoted companies, their advisors, investors and other market participants.

Press Release: QCA argues structural reform necessary to ensure maximum effectiveness of secondary capital raisings

23 November 2021

QCA responds to UK Secondary Capital Raising Review 

Press Release: SulNOx Group PLC join the Quoted Companies Alliance

4 November 2021

The Quoted Companies Alliance is delighted to announce that SulNOx Group PLC has joined the QCA as a member.