Are you ready for the 2022 Financial Year? What you need to know and trends to watch out for.

End of Financial Year is a great time for investors to take stock and plan for the coming 12 months.

IR Department Account Director Juliana Roadley speaks to Morgans Reynolds Securities Private Client Adviser Patricia Tsicalas about the year that was 2021, as well as what to expect and how to prepare for the year ahead – covering one of the hottest topics going at the moment, the Australian Government’s upcoming changes to superannuation.

June 16th, 2021 by Juliana Roadley
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Three takeaways from the 2021 AIRA conference

The Australasian Investor Relations Association's (AIRA) annual conference is a great place to hear new ideas, exchange views, and reconnect with colleagues.

 

IR Department's Account Director, Juliana Roadley, attended this year’s conference in person. Here are her three clear takeaways:

May 31st, 2021 by Juliana Roadley
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Earned vs Bought media: Is it worth paying for a headline?

A media landscape dominated by digital is characterised by a lot of space, a lot of noise, and a lot of competition for air time. It’s tempting to consider paying for a headline… but is the cost worth it? We share our experience.  

 

May 27th, 2021 by IRD Team
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No-Nonsense Guide to Building a Social Media Strategy

We came across this insightful piece by IRM that covers the social media strategy must haves. 

The "No-Nonsense Guide to Building a Social Media Strategy" covers defining your social media goals and it's audience and how to engage so your strategy is doing more than just making noise. 

 

 

May 12th, 2021 by IRM
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International Women's Day 2021 #GenerationEquality

March 8th is International Women's Day and in 2021, the theme is #GenerationEquality. 

Equality is an important topic for us at IR Department. We work hard to be fair and equal across genders and races, in finding opportunities for our people and striving to win share of voice for our clients, who are often smaller fish, swimming in a sea of salmon and sharks.

On this #IWD2021, a few of our own brilliant women took a moment to share a quote an inspirational woman in their lives. We hope you enjoy the collection! 

March 8th, 2021 by IRD Team
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Christmas with IR Department

This year we've decided to reflect on the year but also look at the positive things that are coming up. Each of the team reflect on one thing they've learnt in 2020, what they are looking forward to the most over the Christmas period and the podcast or book that got them through the year!

We hope you enjoy, and Merry Christmas from the IR Department team! 

December 11th, 2020 by Lauren Byrne
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Tesserent presents at IRD Invest

On 14 October 2020, Tesserent CEO, Julian Challingsworth presented at IR Department’s virtual investor conference, IRD Invest, an event designed to bring investors directly to the CEOs of emerging ASX listed companies.

 

October 26th, 2020 by Lauren Byrne
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Jaxsta presents at IRD Invest

On 14 October 2020, Jaxsta CEO and co-founder, Jacqui Louez Schoorl and Jaxsta CFO, Company Secretary and Executive Director Jorge Nigaglioni, presented at IR Department’s virtual investor conference, IRD Invest, an event designed to bring investors directly to the CEOs of emerging ASX listed companies.

October 26th, 2020 by Lauren Byrne
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Openpay presents at IRD Invest

Openpay Group Ltd (ASX: OPY) is a well-established player in the fast-growing global market for ‘Buy now pay later’ (BNPL) payment solutions. Openpay partners with merchants to provide BNPL repayment plans to customers instore, in-app and online.

October 26th, 2020 by Lauren Byrne
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Oventus presents at IRD Invest

On 14 October 2020, Oventus CEO, Dr Chris Hart, presented at IR Department’s virtual investor conference, IRD Invest, an event designed to bring investors directly to the CEOs of emerging ASX listed companies.

 

October 26th, 2020 by Lauren Byrne
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Kazia achieves major milestones

Our client, ASX-listed oncology company Kazia Therapeutics Ltd (ASX: KZA; NASDAQ: KZIA, has had a huge few months, including the achievement of significant milestones for lead drug candidate, paxalisib.

October 6th, 2020 by Gabriella Hold
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All set for your AGM?

We're all starting to think about AGMs (in fact, the IR Department team has already supported clients through a few! As companies are often running virtual AGMs for the first time this year, our friends at IRM have put together some thoughts on the corporate website can be a great tool to support shareholders with understanding how to join and vote. Thanks to the team at IRM for allowing us to share this post.

September 17th, 2020 by The team at IRM
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Insurance considerations as risks for Company Directors and Officers grow

According to Barrack Broking, these changes have contributed to a significant shift in the insurance market’s approach to Directors & Officers Insurance, and now now more than ever, companies need to demonstrate good company structure, risk management framework and diligent management.

August 10th, 2020 by Barrack Broking
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Part 2: Ten steps to crisis management

IR Department's Cherie Hartley says the companies that communicate with appropriate frequency and certainty are best rewarded by the market

This is the second article in a two-part series, written by our Communications Director, Cherie Hartley.

In part one, we covered the definition of a crisis and shared the example of a company which turned a looming crisis into an opportunity. Here in part two, we get into the nuts and bolts of how to effectively plan for a corporate crisis and how to prepare your team on how to respond effectively, before the need arises.

 

April 30th, 2020 by Cherie Hartley
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Part 1: Responding effectively in a time of crisis

This is the first article in a two-part series, authored by our Communications Director, Cherie Hartley. In part one, Cherie describes the definition of a crisis; key considerations in crisis comms and highlights one company that pivoted its strategic offering during the COVID-19 outbreak to turn a major potential revenue downturn into an opportunity.

April 22nd, 2020 by Cherie Hartley
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How to make isolation less isolating

IR Department's Lauren Byrne, Junior Account Executive, discusses the struggles of isolation in a time of crisis and how to deal with it. Focusing on physical and mental health as well as maintaining a healthy work/life balance, she gives her tips on how to stay healthy while being isolated and away from regular routine. 

April 7th, 2020 by Lauren Byrne
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How to go viral

There are so many things on the internet these days. Everyone is pushing their own agenda, opinion, etsy store or dog video, so in a sea of endless content, how do you make your message standout from the crowd?

October 9th, 2019 by Lauren Byrne
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Celebrating the winners in the inaugural ANZLF Trans-Tasman Innovation and Growth Awards

Kazia Therapeutics CEO, Dr James Garner and NZ PM, Jacinda Ardern and Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment

The IR Department team travelled to Auckland this week as a sponsor of the inaugural ANZLF Trans-Tasman Innovation and Growth Awards.

September 13th, 2019 by Gabriella Hold
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Making the best of every investor presentation – part two

In the second part of this series, our Managing Director, Jane Lowe shares more of her key tips to help you make the best of your investor presentation and achieving all-important cut though with your investor audience.

August 6th, 2019 by IR Department
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IR Department’s Jane Lowe honoured at Bioshares Red Hat Awards

The annual Bioshares Biotech Summit – a leading life sciences investment conference – was held in Queenstown, New Zealand on Friday, July 26 to Saturday, July 27.

July 30th, 2019 by IR Department
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