HFA Holdings recognises the importance of good corporate governance. The Board believes that effective governance processes and procedures add to the performance of the HFA Group and engenders the confidence of the investment community.
The establishment of a sound framework of corporate governance, and the implementation of the corresponding processes and procedures, throughout the HFA Group is one of the primary responsibilities of the Board. The Board recognises that it is accountable to shareholders for the performance of the HFA Group and, to that end, is responsible for instituting a system of corporate governance that operates in the best interests of shareholders whilst also addressing the interests of other key stakeholders. The Board believes that effective governance procedures add to the performance of the HFA Group, the creation of shareholder value and engenders the confidence of the investment community.
The ASX Corporate Governance Council has developed a set of guidelines entitled Principles of Good Corporate Governance and Best Practice Recommendations. These guidelines articulate core principles (“the Principles”) that the Council believes underlay good corporate governance, together with 30 underpinning recommendations (“the Recommendations”) for implementing effective corporate governance.
The HFA Corporate Governance Statement and Appendix 4G for 30 June 2016:
The HFA Corporate Governance Statement and Appendix 4G for 30 June 2015:
The HFA Group has a number of Charters and Policies which support its corporate governance framework. These are in line with the ASX Principles and Recommendations and include:
- Board Charter
- Remuneration and Nomination Committee Charter
- Audit & Risk Management Committee Charter
- Diversity Policy
- External Auditor Policy
- Continuous Disclosure Policy
- Codes of Conduct
- Trading Policy
- Shareholder Communications Policy
- Risk Management Policy