Group and its businesses.  These are described in outline in the Corporate Governance section within the Annual Report and Accounts.

The Company has adopted and applied substantially the same level of corporate governance procedures as set out in the UK Corporate Governance Code, which only companies that are listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market are required to comply with. The Company reviews its corporate governance procedures from time to time having regard to the size, nature and resources of the Company.

The Board meets regularly to review financial and trading information produced by management and considers the trends in the business and its performance against strategic objectives and plans. The Board also regularly reviews the work of its formally constituted committees that have been set up to help the Board comply with its governance procedures. The terms of reference of each of these committees can be viewed by clicking on the appropriate link below.

Audit committee

Nomination committee

Remuneration committee