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Capital Gains Tax shake-up among measures by the Quoted Companies Alliance to boost the UK's engines of growth

The Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies, today calls on the Chancellor to boost long-term investment in the crucial growth-company sector by curbing 'arbitrary' tax rules.

Quoted Companies Alliance appoints Philip Yarrow of Winterflood Securities to its board

The Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies, announces the appointment of Philip Yarrow, Chief Executive Officer of Winterflood Securities, to its board following its Annual General Meeting on 6 October 2015.

Capital Markets Union Action Plan avoids knee-jerk policymaking, says the Quoted Companies Alliance

The Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies, welcomes the measured approach of the European Commission to enhancing access to finance in its Action Plan on Building a Capital Markets Union published today.

Quoted Companies Alliance's Annual Dinner recognises vital role of UK engines of growth

The Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies, recognised the vast contribution of the small and mid-size quoted companies to UK economic growth yesterday at its 2015 Annual Dinner.

Advisers question the value of Non-Executive Directors

Only 41% of company advisers believe that Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) provide good value for money, according to the latest PULSE survey from accountants BDO and the Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA). This perception of value has dropped from 57% when the same question was asked of them in 2013.

Turnover expectations hit record high on the back of decisive election result

Small and Mid-Sized Companies in the UK feel that the decisive outcome of the General Election on 7 May will have a positive impact on prospects for both the economy and their businesses alike. This has led to turnover expectations hitting a record high for the tri-annual Pulse survey of companies and advisors conducted by the accountants and business advisors BDO and the Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA), which began in the second half of 2011.

Quoted Companies Alliance appoints leading fund manager Judith MacKenzie to its Board

The Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies, announces the appointment of Judith MacKenzie to its Board.

Quoted Companies Alliance urges European Commission to accommodate small to mid-sized quoted companies in Prospectus Directive

The Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies, has considered the European Commission’s public consultation on the review of the Prospectus Directive.

Quoted Companies Alliance launches Manifesto 2015

The Quoted Companies Alliance has launched a campaign to remove – or at least reduce – the obstacles it believes are hampering the UK’s engines of growth in their ability to create wealth and employment.  The independent membership organisation today issues its Manifesto, calling on politicians and regulators to address a unique combination of disadvantages that are curtailing the potential of small to mid-size quoted companies.

Companies urged to reap full benefits of AIM

The average cost for a company to maintain a listing on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) is around £220,000 a year with related costs driving this figure many times higher, according to the latest QCA/BDO Small and Mid-Cap Sentiment Index of small and mid-cap quoted companies and their advisors.

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