14 December 2020
Mitchells & Butlers plc
LEI no. 213800JHYNDNB1NS2W10
Annual Report 2020
In compliance with Listing Rule 9.6.1, Mitchells & Butlers plc has today submitted the Company's Annual Report and Accounts 2020 (the Annual Report) to the National Storage Mechanism.
The Annual Report is expected to be despatched to shareholders on 21 December 2020.
The Company's Annual General Meeting is due to be held on Wednesday 24 March 2021. The Notice of the Annual General Meeting is expected to be despatched to shareholders in February 2021.
Risks and Uncertainties
This section highlights the top 13 principal risks and uncertainties that affect the Company, together with the key mitigating activities in place to manage those risks. This does not represent a comprehensive list of all of the risks that the Company faces, but focuses on those that are currently considered to be most relevant.
The processes that are used to identify and manage risks are described in the internal control and risk management statement on pages 68 and 69 of the Annual Report.
|Risk category and description||Controls/mitigating activities|
|• Please refer to the Going Concern disclosures on page 44 of the Annual Report.|
Directors' responsibilities statement
The Annual Report contains the following statement regarding responsibility for the financial statements in compliance with DTR 4.1.12. This statement relates solely to the Annual Report and financial statements and is not connected to the extracted information set out in the Full Year Results announcement:
The Directors are responsible for keeping adequate accounting records that are sufficient to show and explain the Company's transactions and disclose with reasonable accuracy at any time the financial position of the Company and enable them to ensure that the financial statements comply with the Companies Act 2006. They are also responsible for safeguarding the assets of the Company and hence for taking reasonable steps for the prevention and detection of fraud and other irregularities.
The Directors are responsible for the maintenance and integrity of the corporate and financial information included on the Company's website. Legislation in the United Kingdom governing the preparation and dissemination of financial statements may differ from legislation in other jurisdictions.
We confirm that to the best of our knowledge:
• the financial statements, prepared in accordance with the relevant financial reporting framework, give a true and fair view of the assets, liabilities, financial position and profit or loss of the Company and the undertakings included in the consolidation taken as a whole;
• the Strategic report includes a fair review of the development and performance of the business and the position of the Company and the undertakings included in the consolidation taken as a whole, together with a description of the principal risks and uncertainties that they face; and
• the Annual Report and Accounts, taken as a whole, are fair, balanced and understandable and provide the information necessary for shareholders to assess the Company's position and performance, business model and strategy.
For further information, please contact:
Amy de Marsac
0121 498 6514
James Murgatroyd (Finsbury)
020 7251 3801