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.


Social & environmental

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

Non-executive directors – letters of appointment

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

Board and Committee governance

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

Ethics & compliance

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