Guest Blogs

24-Aug-2018

There has been a great deal of anticipation around the CHESS replacement system, to date the focus has been on the technical makeup of the replacement system, but how do we think listed companies and their investors will be impacted by the change? Today, the matching of share buy and sell orders (trading) completes near immediately [...]

22-Aug-2017
In today’s IRMatters post, Morgans Financial director Roger Leaning discusses investment opportunities the wealth management firm evaluates in a mining company when advising clients. Are you eyeing a potential investment in a mining company? Some experts say risks are high but the gains can be sizable. That’s why it’s important to be aware of the […]
15-Mar-2017
Most of the 2,000 or so companies on the Australian Securities Exchange shout into an empty room when they release their announcements. Only the biggest 200 get much press or broker coverage. This is because both the business press and stockbrokers cover only companies with the most shares, the most customers, the most employees and […]
15-Jan-2016
In today’s IRMatters post, Patricia Doyle, Private Client Advisor with Morgans Financial covers four important points that companies and employees should consider when entering into employee share schemes. Many ASX-listed companies award shares or offer discounted shares to their staff as a show of appreciation, a sign of recognition for hard work, and as a […]
8-Dec-2015
In today’s IRMatters post, Director of Platform Communications, Kirsty Danby explores the role of social media in crisis management situations and provides some excellent, practical guidelines for communications practitioners. Earlier this month, researchers from the Queensland University of Technology released results of a three year study into how social media is being used during crisis communications. It […]
21-Sep-2015
In this post, intellectual property expert, Tony Shaw, Patent Attorney with Allens Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys discusses where investors should look for value when assessing tech, biotech and lifescience stocks, and provides tips for companies on how to manage a successful IP strategy. Investment in early stage tech companies, in particular ASX listed small-cap […]
22-Jun-2015
In today’s post, Will Canty, Director of Boardroom.Media discusses the use of webcasting at AGMs. Which companies need AGM webcasting? What would trigger the decision to webcast? And what is best practice? Also included below is a new offer that IRM clients can access – special discounts when corporate video is combined with AGM webcasting. […]
11-Jun-2015
At IRM, we’re privileged to complement the work of some of the best investor and public relations practitioners in the business. Today’s post, Chasing the greenback: how to attract US investors was written by Kyahn Williamson, who Heads Investor Communication at Buchan Consulting, a consultancy that IRM works with often. Here Kyahn explores the thoughts and […]