Informa’s Board is accountable to the Group’s Shareholders for its standards of governance. It is committed to the principles of corporate governance contained in the Code of the Financial Reporting Council published in September 2014 and is constantly seeking to adapt and respond to meet responsibilities to Shareholders and other stakeholders.
The Board continued to be compliant with the provisions of the Code during 2016, the most recent reporting period, and the Governance section of Informa’s 2016 Annual Report explains how the principles of good governance set out in the Code were applied.
In accordance with the Code, the Audit Committee provided assurance to the Board that the 2016 Annual Report and Financial Statements, taken as a whole, are fair, balanced and understandable. All the matters that have been brought to the attention of the Board during the year are reflected in the Annual Report.