Audit Committee

Audit Committee’s work focuses on enhancing the Group’s control environment, the quality of our group financial reporting and the effectiveness of the external and internal audit processes.

G4S Audit Committee Chairman - John Ramsey'In 2018, the committee continued to oversee the quality and integrity of the Group’s financial reporting, financial control and compliance processes, with areas of particular focus including the use of Alternative Performance Measures, compliance with laws and regulations and financial results presentation.

The adoption of IFRS 9 and IFRS 15 in 2018, as well as the preparation for the implementation of IFRS 16 in 2019 and related disclosures, were also reviewed.'

John Ramsay, Audit Committee Chairman

roles and responsibilities

The committee ensures that there is effective governance of the Group’s financial reporting and internal controls to ensure the integrity of its financial statements and the adequacy of related disclosures, and assists the board in relation to its consideration of whether or not the annual report of the Group is fair, balanced and understandable. The committee also has oversight of the performance of both the internal audit function and the external auditor.