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    Making a meaningful report

    Want to make sure you stand out in a crowd with your content? Look no further than our latest article which outlines four key points on how to keep your reporting meaningful.

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    What does the new FRC guidance mean for you?

    What does the FRC guidance say? And how does this impact your reporting?

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    5 key Corporate Governance impacts

    We provide you with 5 key impacts that the updated UK Corporate Governance Code will have on your Annual Report.

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    A better annual report in less time. What’s not to love?

    We talk to you about how we can help to make your Annual Report process take half the time that it usually does.

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    AIM company’s checklist

    Use our checklist for your website to ensure that you’re complying with the updated AIM Notice 50.

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    Are the new AIM rules a step in the right direction?

    We give you an update on the changes to the AIM rules and what we think you should do moving forward.

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    Are you using the right tools for your annual report?

    Utilising collaborative project management tools to create engaging annual report projects

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    Brexit - what’s next?

    What Brexit could mean for your reporting.

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    Building a good reputation

    The importance of managing your reputation

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    Business model reporting — achieving an equilibrium

    An insight into how we create an equilibrium between oversimplification and content overload for our clients business models.

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    Combating climate change

    We report on the new guidelines to disclose carbon emissions

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    Communicating purpose beyond profit

    Looking beyond the financial and communicating the heart of your company.

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    Contributing to the world's well-being

    A look at environmentally conscious printing and the FSC.

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    COP 21 and the annual report

    What could the Paris summit mean for annual reporting?

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    Corporate Governance Code - QCA vs FRC

    A look at the similarities and differences between the QCA and FRC Corporate Governance Code updates.

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    Corporate storytelling - A cohesive approach to comms

    Tips and tricks to help you communicate your story.

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    Crafting a memorable business model

    Can a framework be developed to craft a memorable business model for your investors that follows best practice?

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    Creativity in corporate reporting

    Within an Annual Report there are many key design factors, none more so than colour.

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    Culture coalition

    A look at the Financial Reporting Council's Culture Project.

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    Disclosing corporate and social responsibility initiatives

    There is a growing appetite amongst institutional investors for disclosures on CSR. We provide you with some reasons why you should invest in CSR programmes.

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    Do well and save the world

    We provide you with some inspiring thoughts and videos to help you to improve your sustainability reporting.

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    Does social media have a place in investor communications?

    Can social media add value to your investor communications?

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    Empowering women in the workplace

    We take a look at the current gender balance and how you can empower women in the workplace.

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    EU directive on non-financial reporting

    We explore the changes to the EU Accounting Directive covering non-financial reporting.

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    EU shareholder rights directive

    We take a look at the draft amendments to the EU Shareholder Rights Directive.

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    Fair, balanced and understandable

    We take a closer look at how reports can be fair, balanced and understandable.

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    FRC's letter to investors

    A super summary of the FRC's Letter to Investors.

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    FTSE 100 marketplace review

    We look at how the FTSE 100 communicate their marketplace and what makes an exceptional read.

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    Gaining the trust of your stakeholders

    We take a look at current statistics based on trust and provide some top tips on how you can gain the trust of your stakeholders.

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    Gender equality at Davos

    We give you a brief overview of Davos 2018- including one of our favourite speeches from the event - and how the topics highlighted relate heavily to your Corporate Reporting.

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    Gender pay gap legislation

    A short summary on the recently launched legislation on reporting about gender pay gaps.

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    Gender pay reporting

    We take a look the current levels of reporting and what will change from 2018.

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    Getting noticed as a small cap company

    Investor relations at small-cap companies has always had its challenges. We give you our viewpoints on how we think you should tackle these challenges.

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    How to report on sustainability

    A look at the different ways to report on sustainability

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    How useful are analytics when improving your site?

    Exploring how people use your site to promote continuous improvement.

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    Introducing wireframes

    Why structuring your document, focussing on content can help move your report forward.

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    IPO activity and trends

    A look at IPO activity in 2016 and trends for 2017.

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    Our top tips to an engaging Strategic Report

    Our top tips to create an engaging and eye-catching Strategic Report

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    MiFID II - a risk averse option

    We provide further information on MiFID II and how you can prepare.

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    MiFID II - will you be overlooked?

    We take a look at the MiFID II initiative and what this can mean for you and your reporting.

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    Is the Internet a place and why does it matter?

    Why you should pay attention to user experience

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    Long-term reporting

    A look at The Investment Associations Long Term Reporting Guidance.

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    Mind the gap

    With the most radical change in remuneration reporting for over a decade, clarity is key.

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    Online annual reports - the way forward

    Our think team explore the best way to present your Annual Report online.

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    Presenting the value of intangibles

    We give you an overview of our thinking on reporting on intangible assets.

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    Purpose and brand

    An unstoppable force in business.

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    Reporting on the future of climate change

    Paris 2015 will see governments meet to agree on measures to limit climate change to 2℃.

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    Reporting on your gender pay gap

    We take a look at the importance of improving your gender pay gap and the reasons you should report on it sooner rather than later.

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    Responsive or left behind?

    What does it mean to have a responsive website and why is it so important?

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    Shortcomings in AIM reporting habits

    What pieces of the puzzle are missing in AIM Company reporting.

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    Social media for the social good

    How social media could help you communicate CSR activities.

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    Sustainability + profit. The missed opportunity

    We discuss how and why you should articulate the link between sustainability and commercial opportunity.

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    Task force on climate-related financial disclosures

    An overview of the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.

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    Telling a cohesive story

    We take a look at the running order of annual reports in the FTSE 100.

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    The brand name game

    We talk to you about the do's and don'ts when renaming your company.

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    The development of video as a communication tool

    We explain the benefits of capturing and sharing videos via social media.

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    The EU Referendum and annual reporting

    We take a look at how the EU referendum will affect annual reporting.

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    The FRC's conduct committee announce changes to reviewing procedures

    A short summary of the committee's new guidelines for reviewing corporate reports.

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    The importance of uncovering your story

    A closer look at the importance of storytelling

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    The key to a successful project

    We take a look at the key components to planning a successful project.

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    The latest on Brexit and corporate reporting

    An update on the Brexit process and what this means in relation to Annual Reporting.

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    The Modern Slavery Act

    We take a look at the reporting requirements of the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

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    The process of making a remarkable project

    Why a robust process can make life easier.

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    The relationship between content and design: It's complicated

    We review why close collaboration between designers and consultants matters.

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    The viability statement

    We take a further look at the viability statement.

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    Using data to improve user experience

    Understanding how your users interact with your site to provide a greater experience

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    UX for corporate and investor websites

    How to provide a great user experience for your investor audience

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    Value beyond the financial

    How the business model can help demonstrate the sustainability of a company into the long term.

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    What AIM companies can do to improve their annual reports

    We take a look at some quick wins for improving your report.

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    What does the new FRC guidance mean for your strategic report?

    What does the FRC guidance say? And how does this impact your reporting?

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    What makes an award-winning FTSE 250 report?

    We take a look at the key themes in award-winning FTSE 250 reports.

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    What makes an award-winning small cap report?

    We take a look at the key themes in award-winning Small Cap reports.

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    What will the future of digital corporate reporting look like?

    We take a look at the importance of digital corporate reporting and how to develop your report across various platforms.

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    What's the optimum length for your corporate video?

    Using video to communicate your key messages effectively

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    What's this year looking like for IPO's?

    We take a look at the major trends in last year's IPO and establish what this year's forecast is.

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    When the AIM is growth does effective governance matter?

    London has long been seen as a premium market for listing, with a rich list of investors with deep liquidity; but is the Aim market damaging its credibility?

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    Writing content for the web

    We provide some useful top tips on how to write concise, authentic and useful content for the web.

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    Year end advice from the Financial Reporting Council

    A super summary of the FRC report.

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    Reporting during times of uncertainty

    What is the best way to address uncertainty in your reporting.

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    The Kingman review and corporate reporting

    How could the Kingman review affect corporate reporting? 

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    Sustainability frameworks and material issues

    Start with the best first step for sustainability reporting and identify the material issues of your company

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    UN Sustainable Development Goals and sustainability reporting

    How to report meaningfully using the UN Sustainable Development Goals

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    How to communicate your competitive advantage

    Why your competitive advantage is so important and how to define it.

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    Green finance: responsibilities and opportunities

    What is green finance and why is it such a hot topic at the moment?

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