- What will investors be looking out for this reporting period?
- The evolution of social media in crisis communications - Part Two: When the crisis hits
- The evolution of social media in crisis communications – Part One: Pre-crisis planning
- ASEAN Dengue Day: Island Pharmaceuticals Investor briefing video
- Are you ready for the 2022 Financial Year? What you need to know and trends to watch out for.
What will investors be looking out for this reporting period?
With another financial reporting season upon us, we thought it an opportune time to consider what the investment community will likely be focusing on as they contemplate how best to position their portfolios over the next 6-12 months.
The evolution of social media in crisis communications - Part Two: When the crisis hits
Following on from where I left off in Part One of this blog, which looked at the evolution of social media in crisis management and five key steps to prepare your company before a crisis hits, today’s blog deals with strategies to help mitigate damage once an issue has hit.
The evolution of social media in crisis communications – Part One: Pre-crisis planning
In the world of issues and crisis management, today’s landscape is dramatically different to that of just a few years ago. Today we are living in a society of digitally enabled, always-on, constantly connected consumers with a multitude of smart devices at their fingertips.
ASEAN Dengue Day: Island Pharmaceuticals Investor briefing video
CEO and Managing Director at Island Pharmaceuticals Dr David Foster, Executive Chairman Dr Paul MacLeman, and Infectious Disease expert Prof Stephen Thomas MD discuss the most current understanding of the impact of dengue fever on the global community, the pace of growth in the ASEAN region and the changing battle against dengue in light of climate change and COVID-19.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Part 2: Ten steps to crisis management
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.
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.
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.