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Terms of reference for the nomination committee

It is essential that the nomination committee be properly constituted with a clear remit and identified authority. The board and its committees should have the appropriate balance of skills, experience, independence and knowledge of the company to enable them to discharge their respective duties and responsibilities effectively.

This guidance is for a company seeking to comply fully with the requirements of the UK Corporate Governance Code, published September 2012 (the Code) and draws on the experience of company secretaries and is based on best practice as carried out in some of the UK’s largest listed companies.

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