Our key governance themes:
The Board provides leadership to the Group and rigorously challenges strategy, performance, responsibility and accountability to ensure that the right decisions are made in the right way and in consideration of the long-term success of the Group.
Directors are appointed on merit, following a rigorous and transparent process. The Board evaluates the balance of skills, experience, knowledge and independence of the Directors through an externally facilitated evaluation process and ensures that all new Directors undertake an induction programme.
Effective risk management is fundamental to achieving the Company’s objectives. Decisions are based on the Board’s appetite for risk.
Relations with shareholders
The Board maintain strong relations with shareholders through events and consultations.
Executive Directors’ remuneration is designed to promote the long-term success of the Company. The Board ensures performance related elements are transparent, stretching and rigorously applied.