The committee meets to provide oversight of the financial reporting process, the external audit process including maintaining auditor objectivity and independence in relation to non-audit services, the Group’s system of internal controls, compliance with laws and regulations and risk management. The Committee met twice during the year and all members attended.
The committee meets to consider remuneration policy for executive directors and senior managers and the supervision of employee benefit structures throughout the Group. The Committee met twice during the year and all members attended.
Meets as required to consider senior appointments. There were no meetings during the year. The Board is satisfied that the Group’s governance structures and processes are appropriate to its size, complexity and appetite and tolerance to risk and keeps these structures under review as the Group develops over time. The Board regularly monitors developments to Corporate Governance regulations and processes and will regularly review the continuing suitability of the QCA code.