Mears Grp PLC - Change of Auditor
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Mears Group PLC
09 September 2020
 

9 September 2020

Mears Group PLC

("Mears")

 

Change of External Auditor for the Financial Year ending 31 December 2020

 

Mears Group PLC announces that, following a tender process and review of their independence led by the Audit Committee, the Board has approved the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP ("EY") as external auditor of the Company and its subsidiaries for the financial year ending 31 December 2020.  A resolution to re-appoint EY will be put to the Company's 2021 Annual General Meeting.

 

Grant Thornton UK LLP resigned as auditor following a review of their portfolio.

 

 

For further information, contact:

 

Mears Group PLC

Ben Westran, Company Secretary                                                    Tel: +44(0)1452 634600

www.mearsgroup.co.uk

 

Notes for editors

 

Mears currently employs around 7,500 people and provides services in every region of the UK. In partnership with our Housing clients, we maintain, repair and upgrade the homes of hundreds of thousands of people in communities from remote rural villages to large inner-city estates. Mears has extended its activities to provide broader housing solutions to solve the challenge posed by the lack of affordable housing and to provide accommodation and support for the most vulnerable.

 

We focus on long-term outcomes for people rather than short-term solutions and invest in innovations that have a positive impact on people's quality of life and on their communities' social, economic and environmental wellbeing. Our innovative approaches and market leading positions are intended to create value for our customers and the people they serve while also driving sustainable financial returns for our providers of capital, especially our shareholders.

 

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