Corporate Governance

Our Board is accountable to our stakeholders and is committed to high standards of Corporate Governance.

Explanations under the UK Corporate Governance Code ('UK Code’)

Aside from the departures we explain in this section, we are in full compliance of the UK Code.

Board effectiveness

Find out about our Board's skills and experience, knowledge of our Group, commitment, and independence.

Key committees

Our Board delegates oversight of certain items to four Board Committees, an Executive Committee and the Corporate Responsibility Committee.

Board roles and responsibilities

With ultimate decision-making oversight, the Board is assisted by our Executive Committee, our Company Secretary and external advisers.

Board succession and diversity

Find out about our continuing work on Executive and Non-Executive Director succession planning and our commitment to diversity.