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Small and mid-cap companies' confidence reaches highest point since 2011

Confidence among small and mid-cap companies reached its highest level since September 2011 in January, according to the latest quarterly QCA/BDO Small & Mid-Cap Sentiment Index. Companies’ confidence in relation to their own prospects rose to 73.6, up from 70.4 in October, and from 64.1 to 69.3 in relation to the wider economy.

Baker Tilly and QCA launch Small and Mid-Cap Investors Survey

Baker Tilly and the Quoted Companies Alliance have today launched their Small and Mid-Cap Investors Survey. The research, which provides essential guidance to companies looking for investment, was carried out by YouGov, and included in-depth interviews with some of the UK’s top senior fund managers from organisations including Artemis Investment Management, Aviva Investors and Legal & General. 

Quoted Companies Alliance supports Autumn Statement plans to enhance public equity finance in the UK

The Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies, welcomes various announcements in today’s Autumn Statement which will help to enhance public equity finance in the UK, in particular, the Government’s plan to publish a discussion paper on improving access to public equity markets for UK businesses and retail investors.

Increased confidence could create over 200,000 new jobs among small and mid-cap quoted companies

Increased confidence could create over 200,000 new jobs among small and mid-cap quoted companies

Increased confidence in the economy could create thousands of new jobs among small and mid-cap companies in the UK, according to the latest quarterly QCA/BDO Small & Mid-Cap Sentiment Index.

AIM company director Michael Higgins heads board changes at the Quoted Companies Alliance

The Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies, announces the appointment of Michael Higgins, Chairman of AIM quoted company Ebiquity plc, as Chairman of the Quoted Companies Alliance. Michael takes over from Fiona Kelsey, Partner at PwC, who has held this post for a three-year term. This is with effect from 1st October 2013, following the Quoted Companies Alliance’s Annual General Meeting.

Boost for small and mid-cap businesses as confidence in the UK economy hits new high

Boost for small and mid-cap businesses as confidence in the UK economy hits new high

Business confidence among small and mid-cap quoted companies has reached a two-year high, according to the latest quarterly QCA/BDO Small & Mid-Cap Sentiment Index.

Quoted Companies Alliance Annual Dinner focuses on growth of small and mid-size quoted companies

The Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies, marked the strength of the UK’s engines of growth at its Annual Dinner yesterday.

ISA move for AIM and ISDX shares will channel investment into the UK’s engines of growth, 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 regulatory green light for investors to include shares traded on small and medium-sized enterprise equity markets, such as AIM and the ICAP Securities and Derivatives Exchange (ISDX), in their Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) from today. 

The Quoted Companies Alliance’s revised Corporate Governance Code emphasises how good governance helps to deliver growth

The Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies, has published today its revised Corporate Governance Code for Small and Mid-Size Quoted Companies (QCA Code) at a launch event at the London Stock Exchange.

Quoted Companies Alliance welcomes Government move to remove stamp duty on AIM and ISDX shares

The Quoted Companies Alliance, the independent membership organisation that champions the interests of small to mid-size quoted companies, welcomes the Chancellor’s announcement today in the Budget to remove stamp duty on the trading of shares on growth markets, such as AIM and the ICAP Securities and Derivatives Exchange (ISDX), from April 2014.

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