directors report and accounts 2006 - Annual Report and Accounts 2006


About this combined report
The format of our reporting has been changed to accommodate the inclusion, for the first time, of an Operating and Financial Review (OFR). In preparing the OFR, we have sought to take into account, when considered appropriate, the best practice set out in the UK Accounting Standards Board's 'Reporting Statement: Operating and Financial Review'. Read more about this report...
Operating and financial review
Summary corporate governance and summary financial statement
Directors' report and accounts 2006
Cautionary Statement: the Operating and Financial Review and certain other sections of this document / website contain forward looking statements which are subject to risk factors associated with, among other things, the economic and business circumstances occurring from time to time in the countries and markets in which the Group operates. It is believed that the expectations reflected in these statements are reasonable but they may be affected by a wide range of variables which could cause actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated.