The Board recognises the gravity and importance of corporate governance. The Board has established Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees, all with defined terms of reference, modelled closely on the provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code. A copy can also be viewed on the download links available.

Role of the Board 

The Board are collectively responsible to shareholders for the delivery of long term value, providing effective challenge and support to management and oversight of effective risk management and internal control systems.


Board and Committee governance

Division of responsibilities – Board roles
Remuneration Committee - terms of reference
Non-executive directors – letters of appointment
Policy on Board diversity
Policy on non-audit services
Audit Committee - terms of reference
Matters reserved for the Board
Nomination Committee - terms of reference

Ethics & compliance

Animal testing policy
Code of business conduct and ethics
Tax Strategy
Anti-corruption policy

Social & environmental

Independent Verification Opinion of GHG Emissions Data
HSE policy
UK Living Wage accreditation
Biodiversity statement
UN Global Compact 2020 – Communication on progress
Modern slavery - transparency statement

Non-executive directors – letters of appointment

Andrew Duff
Dorothee Deuring
Christine Soden
John O'Higgins
Anne Hyland
Steve Good