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Shareholder relations articles

Articles, feature and reports from the ICAEW on shareholder relations

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Investor influence on the rise as business risks increase

David Adams

27 February 2020: investor interest in corporate strategy is on the rise amid a growing range of business risks, but how influential is this engagement, and what implication does this have for accountancy? David Adams investigates.

Waldron and Waldron 2019 EWHC 115

Andrew Strickland Valuation Community Newsletter October 2019

This is a shareholder dispute between three brothers and a sister, all involved in a construction and civil engineering business which had been set up by their parents.

Shareholder issues turning from niche to norm

As they move towards stewardship rather than simple ownership, shareholders are becoming more active

Booth and Booth

Andrew Strickland Valuation Community Newsletter September 2019

Family Companies and Section 994, Companies Act 2006 - most common grounds by far were exclusion of a shareholder from management of the business.

Smaller Listed and AIM Quoted Companies

Designed to give investors, and other users, the ability to assess the financial integrity of a company, financial reporting and compliance with relevant reporting frameworks is an essential tool for holding management to account. More than this, high quality financial reporting can contribute to a strong and efficient economy by improving transparency and liquidity and thereby lowering the cost of capital.

Building trust in business through stakeholders and better reporting

The 2018 PwC Building Public Trust Awards took as their theme ‘celebrating openness’

Top 5 stories of shareholder activism

Whistleblowing and shareholder responses to corporate governance failings were on the agenda at the 2018 AGM season. Here are the top 5 corporate governance stories of recent weeks.

Friends in high places

One of the keys to success in business is a good relationship with investors. Rachel Maguire suggests ways to stay amicable.

Dividend decisions

Business and Management Faculty Business and Management Janury 2016

The Financial Reporting Lab’s recent report looks at how to ensure dividend disclosures are relevant for investors.

Fund managers and investor relations

We recently asked 20 fund managers, from buy-side firms across Europe, North America and South Africa, how companies could improve their investor relations (IR) efforts, and also what the fund managers considered the worst thing a company could do when presenting its investment case.