12 of the 20 ERA Members were represented at the 2015 AGM of ERA held at the registered office of ERA on 17 September 2015.
The ERA Board had approved the Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 March 2015 at its meeting on 16 July 2015.
Helen Nicholson, CEO reported on the successful roll out of the single ERA Licence reflecting new Regulations implemented from 1 April 2014.
She noted the considerable consultation and negotiation that had taken place with user groups and other interested parties to prepare for the launch of the single licence and the benefits that had followed in terms of performance. It was stressed “ Results will continue to be achieved so long as the licence we offer and administrate continues to meet the needs of our users and, crucially, has the full backing and commitment of all members”.
After a consultation process the members were invited to approve, and duly appointed, Moore Stephens as auditors of the company with effect from the conclusion of the meeting and as set out in the resolution approved by the members.
The remainder of the formal business was conducted and the resolutions outlined in the Notice of the Annual General Meeting, were unanimously approved by those present.
The formal documents approved by the Members, including the Directors’ Report and Financial Statements of the company for the year ended 31 March 2015, and the linked Auditor’s report, are available in the Governance section of the ERA website.
In addition, the Members received and approved the release of an Annual Report to be read with the Financial Statements and the ERA Code of Conduct. The Annual Report is also available in the Governance section of the website.