The Board remains committed to the principles of good corporate governance as it continues delivering its strategy. The UK Corporate Governance Code is an integral part of our principles and we continue to follow the best practice that it recommends. The Board believes that the Company is fully compliant with the principles of the Code.
The Board considers that the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2013 taken as a whole are fair, balanced and understandable and provide the information necessary for shareholders to assess the Company’s performance, business model and strategy.
This section of our website contains details of how our company is structured, what its objectives are and its strategy for achieving them. It also looks at what the principal risks are, and the internal controls that we have in place. Our policies and practices regarding our Directors remuneration is also set out in depth, along with the share structure of the company and shareholder rights.