Actual Experience is an AIM-quoted Company and, accordingly, compliance with the UK Corporate Governance Code (the Code) is not mandatory. However, the Group remains committed to high standards of corporate governance and seeks to comply with the Code to the extent appropriate in its circumstance. In addition, the Company seeks to follow the recommendations of the Quoted Companies Alliance in relation to the corporate governance of companies on AIM.
The Board meets at least five times a year and in addition to the formal scheduled meetings, the Board holds informal discussions with Executive Directors and senior operational managers.
The Board has a schedule of matters reserved for its approval which includes strategy, acquisition and disposal of subsidiaries and intellectual property, annual budgets and progress to the achievement of these budgets, reviews of any significant risks facing the Group, receiving reports on the views of Company shareholders, consideration of major capital projects, and significant financing matters.
The Board has delegated certain powers and duties to the Board Committees, all of which operate within clearly defined terms of reference and in accordance with the Code, where applicable.
The Directors recognise the importance of sound corporate governance and remain committed to delivering the long-term success of the Group through an effective framework of leadership, management and controls