Description of the business

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Board Committees

The Remuneration Committee consists of the three Non-Executive Directors: John Nichols (Committee Chairman), John Gittins and John Longworth. The function of this Committee is to benchmark and set remuneration packages for the Executive Directors and senior managers.

The Audit Committee consists of John Gittins (Committee Chairman) and John Longworth, John Nichols. The terms of reference of the Committee include keeping under review the scope and results of the external audit. The Committee ensures the independence and objectivity of the external auditors, including the nature and extent of non-audit services supplied.

Country of incorporation and main country of operation

Nichols plc was incorporated in England (registration number 238303) and its main country of operation is the United Kingdom.

Current constitutional documents

Certificates of incorporation on change of name

Original incorporation documents

Articles of Association

Details of any other exchanges or trading platforms

The Company is not listed on any other exchanges or trading platforms.

Number of securities in issue

Number of securities in issue 36,968,772 – 10p ordinary shares (nominal value is £3,696,877).

Percentage of securities not in public hands is 5.72%.

Significant shareholders

S J Harper (7.25%)
P J Nichols (5.43%)
K Irvine (5.36%)
Barclays Wealth (4.57%)
Octopus Investments (4.51%)
Invesco Perpetual (3.78%)
Schroder Investment Management (2.46%)
S C Nichols (3.25%)
Last Updated: 14th Feb 2017

Restrictions on transfer of shares

There are no restrictions on the transfer of shares.

Financial information

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Company announcements

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Takeovers and Mergers

Nichols plc is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.

Corporate governance

The Board recognises the importance of good corporate governance and has regard to its requirements as far as is practicable and appropriate and complies with the provisions of the QCA Guildelines.

Admission documents and circulars

No AIM Admission Document was required to be published at the time of the Company's transfer to AIM from the Official List in June 2004. A copy of the Schedule 1 issued to support the Company's application to AIM is viewable here.


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5 Woodlands Park
Ashton Road
WA12 0HH
Registration number 238303

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