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The Investor Relations Society

The voice of the investor relations profession

Promoting best practice investor relations

The Investor Relations Society (IR Society) is the not-for-profit professional body for those involved in investor relations and the focal point for investor relations in the UK.

New for 2015: Club IR workshops for IROs

We delighted to announce the launch of Club IR – a series of lunchtime workshops for IROs. Each of these Advanced IR courses will run from 12.30–2pm so you don’t need to spend a full morning out of the office – just bring your lunch to our boardroom and we will provide other refreshments so that you can ‘lunch and learn’. The courses will cover two main topic areas: Updating your IR toolkit and Managing C-suite issues - click the heading to read more.

Stellar line up of speakers for IR Society 2015 annual conference

The investor relations landscape is fundamentally changing. IR 2020: Back to the future will examine what this means for IR and will explore where IR is today, where it is heading and what you can do to ensure that you are fully prepared for the future. A comprehensive programme and a fantastic panel of speakers means that if you have one day out of the office in 2015 this should be it!

IR Society launches CIR Online Learning Support Modules

The IR Society today announces the launch of the CIR Online Learning Support Modules, an additional resource to help ensure that candidates have the very best chance of passing the CIR exam.

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Certificate in IR (CIR)

Internationally recognised qualification for investor relations practitioners

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