Communication with shareholders takes place through:

  • The Annual Report and Accounts and Half Year Report.
  • Trading updates in January, May (to coincide with the Annual General Meeting) and October each year.
  • The Annual General Meeting where shareholders are invited to ask questions and meet directors informally after the meeting.
  • A dialogue with institutional shareholders, within the limits imposed by the Listing Rules, to develop an understanding of their views and to communicate and explain the Company's objectives.
  • Presentations covering strategic issues as well as financial and operating performance to major shareholders through investor roadshows.
  • Analyst and investor trade show events and site visits.