To ensure that the Board discharges its responsibilities effectively and appropriately, the Group has established a number of Committees to deal with specific matters.
The Remuneration Committee, the Nomination Committee, the Audit and Risk Management Committee and the Corporate Responsibility Committee are standing committees of the Board. The terms of reference of the Committees are regularly reviewed by the relevant committee and the Board.
The terms of reference of the Committees and are regularly reviewed by the relevant committee and the Board. All Committees have access to independent expert advice as necessary. Appointments to Board Committees are for three-year terms extendable by no more than two additional three-year terms.