The Directors present their report and the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2019.
The Directors’ Report of the International Integrated Reporting Council (a company limited by guarantee) consists of the integrated report along with the statutory information below, and has been approved by the Board and signed on its behalf by Barry Melancon – Chair of the Board.
In preparing this report, the Directors have taken advantage of the small companies exemptions provided by section 415A of the Companies Act 2006.
(in office at the date of this report):
1 South Place
Crowe U.K. LLP
St. Bride’s House
10 Salisbury Square
HSBC Bank Plc.
69 Pall Mall
The Directors who served during the year were:
Pru Bennett (appointed on 1 August 2019)
Alexsandro Broedel Lopes (resigned on 28 January 2019)
Richard Howitt (resigned on 21 June 2019)
Each of the persons who are Directors at the time when this Directors’ report is approved has confirmed that:
Crowe U.K. LLP has indicated its willingness to be reappointed as statutory auditor.
The Directors are responsible for preparing the Annual Report and the financial statements in accordance with European Union endorsed International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), interpretations from the International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee (IFRIC) and those parts of the Companies Act 2006 applicable to companies reporting under IFRS.
Company law requires the Directors to prepare financial statements for each financial period, which give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the IIRC and of the profit or loss for that period. In preparing the financial statements, the Directors are required to:
The Directors are responsible for keeping proper books of accounts, which disclose with reasonable accuracy at any time the financial position of the IIRC and enable them to ensure that the financial statements comply with the Companies Act 2006. The Directors are also responsible for safeguarding the assets of the IIRC and hence for taking reasonable steps for the prevention and detection of fraud and other irregularities.
Information relating to events since the end of the reporting period is provided in the notes to the financial statements.
The Directors’ report is approved by the Board and authorized for issue on 1 May 2020 and signed on its behalf by
Chair of the Board