The Audit Committee comprises of both Non-Executive and Executive Directors. Its prime tasks are to review the scope of the external audit, receive regular reports from the Groups auditors and to review the half yearly and annual accounts before they are presented to the board. The Audit Committee focuses in particular on accounting policies, areas of management judgement and the operation of the finance function. The Committee is responsible for monitoring the controls that are in force to ensure the integrity of the information reported to the shareholders. The Committee meets at least twice a year.
The Remuneration Committee consisting of Non-Executive Directors who are responsible for making recommendations to the board on the Group’s framework of remuneration, contract terms and other benefits for each member of the board and senior management team. The Committee meets at least once a year.