UK Corporate Governance Code

Throughout the year ended 31 December 2017 the Company has been in compliance with the relevant provisions of the April 2016 version of the UK Corporate Governance Code (the 'Code') which applies to the 2017 financial year. 

For further information on Corporate Governance and the activities of the committees of the board during the year, please refer to pages 58-89 of the 2017 Annual Report.