In accordance with the Combined Code the Company is headed by an effective Board which is collectively responsible for promoting the success of the Company. The Board sets the Company’s strategic aims, its values and standards, and ensures that its obligations to its shareholders and others are understood and met.
The Board consists of one non-executive and three Executive Directors. The roles of the Chairman of the Board and the Chief Executive of the Group are held separately with a clear division of responsibility between them. The Chairman of the Board is an independent non-executive Director. The biographical details of the Board members are provided in the Board of Directors section.
Within the scope of the corporate governance procedures, the Board meets regularly to consider the financial results, budgets, and major items of capital expenditure of all the Group’s companies. This body is also responsible for formulating, reviewing and approving the Group’s strategy and the phases of its development.
The Audit Committee consists of one non-executive Director, Jack Rowell. The member of the Audit Committee has relevant financial experience. This Committee, inter alia, is responsible for reviewing the Annual and Interim financial statements, in addition to the systems of internal control and risk management, and also for ensuring the integrity of the financial information reported to the shareholders.
The Remuneration Committee comprises one non-executive Director, Jack Rowell. This Committee is scheduled to meet at least twice per annum to advise the Board on the Group’s remuneration strategy and to determine the terms of employment and total remuneration of the respective Executive Directors of the Group and of its subsidiary companies, including the granting of share options. Among others, the objective of this Committee is to attract, retain and motivate Executives capable of delivering the Group’s objectives. The Remuneration Committee is also responsible for the evaluation of the performance of Executive Directors.
Share Dealing Code
The Directors understand the importance of complying with the AIM Rules for Companies relating to Directors’ dealings and has established a share dealing code which is appropriate for an AIM quoted company.