Let's Explore Group PLC (LON:LETS) Investor Relations

Following the sale of Let’s Explore Group PLC’s location-based entertainment VR business, the Company is looking for acquisition opportunities.

The Company continues to offer the home-based entertainment VR products: Let’s Explore Oceans and Vodiac.


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Cenkos Securities plc

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Haysmacintyre LLP

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Legal Advisors

Freeths LLP

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Neville House Steelpark Road Halesowen, B62 8HD

Board Of Directors

Corporate Governance

This information was last reviewed on 2nd March 2023.

Let’s Explore Group PLC is committed to good corporate governance and has adopted the corporate governance guidelines of the Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA).

This page outlines the ways in which the Company applies QCA’s ten principles corporate governance.

Principle 1: Establish a strategy and business model which promote long-term value for shareholders

Following the sale of Let’s Explore Group PLC’s location-based entertainment VR business, the Company is looking for acquisition opportunities.

The Company continues to offer the home-based entertainment VR products: Let’s Explore Oceans and Vodiac.

Principle 2: Seek to understand and meet shareholder needs and expectations

The Company is fully committed to building and maintaining strong relationships with its shareholders and considers the understanding of shareholders’ needs fundamental to a successful company.

The Chief Executive Officer and Finance Director are active in meeting with and preparing presentations for institutional investors, particularly following half year and full year results; meeting with private investors from time to time; and engaging in regular dialogue with the Company’s broker with view to gauging shareholder sentiment.

The Company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the main forum for discussing Company matters with shareholders, addressing shareholder queries and understanding their needs and expectations. Notice of the AGM and proposed resolutions are sent to shareholders at least 21 days prior to the AGM. Shareholders and their representatives are invited to fully participate and vote in the AGM and are also given the opportunity to vote by proxy. Voting results are published after the AGM.

Outside of the AGM, the Company convenes general meetings where shareholder approval is required or appropriate on particular matters, seeks input from major institutional investors from time to time in relation to Company policy and seeks to respond promptly to shareholder queries sent to its designated shareholder email address: [email protected].

Principle 3: Take into account wider stakeholder and social responsibilities and their implications for long-term success

The Company seeks to ensure continued engagement with its stakeholders via social media platforms and through the RNS and RNS Reach services.

Stakeholder feedback is routed through to the relevant team member at Let’s Explore Group as appropriate to act upon as is seen fit.

Principle 4: Embed effective risk management, considering both opportunities and threats, throughout the organisation

The Company has a Risk Committee, comprised of the Audit Committee and the Group Development Director, which meets at least once each year. The committee examines the key risks that impact the Company and assesses the adequacy of the Company’s mitigation strategies. It has the power to call on Executive Directors and senior management for the purposes of seeking information as well as making recommendations.

The Company includes details of the principal risks and uncertainties it faces in its Annual Reports.

Principle 5: Maintaining the Board as a well-functioning, balanced team led by the Chair

The Board is comprised of three Executive and two Non-Executive Directors, all of whom are subject to reappointment by shareholders in the AGM following their appointment to the Board, after which they must continue to seek reappointment in accordance with the Company’s Articles of Association.

The Directors’ biographies are set out here.

The Company’s Annual Report includes details of the number of Board and Committee meetings which take place each year.

Principle 6: Ensure that between them the Directors have the necessary up-to-date experience, skills and capabilities

The Company considers the Board to possess an appropriate mix of skills and experience, though this is kept under regular review.

The Directors’ biographies, together with Committee composition and internal advisory responsibilities, are set out here and in Principle 9 below.

The Directors keep themselves informed of key developments relating to the Company, the sector in which the Company operates and the legal and regulatory framework through consultations with the Company’s employees, nominated advisor, auditors and legal advisors.

Principle 7: Evaluate Board performance based on clear and relevant objectives, seeking continuous improvement

Led by the Chairman, the Board has a process for evaluation of its own performance, that of its Committees and individual Directors, including the Chairman. This process is conducted annually by the Remuneration Committee. The Remuneration Committee will compare Board performance against targets

Executive Directors are given annual objectives and reviews.

All Directors must stand for reappointment by shareholders in accordance with the Company’s Articles of Association.

The Board may utilise the results of the evaluation process when considering the adequacy of the composition of the Board and for succession planning.

Principle 8: Promote a culture that is based on ethical values and behaviours

The Company seeks to achieve the highest ethical standards and behaviour in conducting its business, with integrity, openness, diversity and inclusiveness being high priority from the Board to senior management and throughout the workforce.

The Company has adopted an Anti-Bribery Policy and health and safety, any other policies which all staff are required to adhere to and are easily available from the Company Secretary.

Principle 9: Maintain governance structures and processes that are fit for purpose and support good decision-making by the Board

The roles of the Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer are separated and clearly defined. The Chairman provides leadership to the Board. Working together with the Company Secretary, the Chairman is responsible for setting the agenda for Board meetings, ensuring that the Board receives the information that it needs to properly participate in Board meetings in a timely and user-friendly fashion and that the Board has sufficient time to discuss issues on the agenda. The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for leadership of the Company’s senior management team and its employees on a day to day basis. In conjunction with senior management, the Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the execution of strategy approved by the Board and the implementation of Board decisions.

The Board has established Audit, Disclosure, Nomination, Remuneration and Risk Committees with formally delegated duties and responsibilities. Details of the Risk Committee are disclosed under Principle 4 above. Details of the other four Committees are as follows:

The Audit Committee is chaired by Nicholas Lee and meets at least twice per year. Sir Robin Miller also serves on the Audit Committee. The Audit Committee’s responsibilities include: ensuring that appropriate financial reporting procedures are properly maintained and reported on; meeting with the Company’s auditors to discuss matters of relevance, including risk issues; ensuring the internal controls of the Company are properly maintained; reviewing the financial statements prior to issue to the shareholders; and reviewing reports from the Company’s auditors.

The Disclosure Committee is chaired by Martin Higginson, and has been established to ensure compliance with the AIM Rules and the Market Abuse Regulations (MAR) concerning the management of inside information. The Disclosure Committee works closely with the Board to ensure that the Company’s nominated adviser is provided with any information it reasonably request or requires in order for it to carry out its responsibilities under the AIM Rules and the AIM Rules for Nominated Advisers. The Disclosure Committee meet as required. David Marks and Sir Robin Miller also sit on the Disclosure Committee.

The Nomination Committee is chaired by Sir Robin Miller and has been established to identify and nominate, for the approval of the Board, candidates to fill Board vacancies as and when they arise. The Nomination Committee will meet as required. Nicholas Lee also serves on the Nomination Committee.

The Remuneration Committee is chaired by Sir Robin Miller and meets at least once per year. Nicholas Lee also serves on the Remuneration Committee. The Remuneration Committee’s responsibilities include reviewing the performance of the Executive Directors, setting their remuneration levels, determining the payment of bonuses and considering the grant of options under the share options schemes. Martin Higginson and David Marks will also attend the Remuneration Committee but shall not be involved in decisions regarding their own remuneration and, other than providing input to the Non-Executives, shall not have a vote on the Remuneration Committee.

Principle 10: Communicate how the Company is governed and is performing by maintaining a dialogue with shareholders and other relevant stakeholders

The Company communicates with shareholders and other stakeholders through its Annual and Interim Reports, regulatory and non-regulatory announcements, its investor relations website, social media posts, its designated email address, its AGM and face-to-face meetings.

Reports & Documents

Financial Reports

Interim Announcement 2023


Annual Report 2022


Interim Announcement 2022


Annual Report 2021


Interim Announcement 2021


Annual Report 2020


Interim Announcement 2020


Annual Report 2019


Interim Announcement 2019


Annual Report 2018


Interim Announcement 2018


AGM Notices & Circulars

Proxy Results of General Meeting


Circular re Acquisition of Huddled Group Limited


Proxy Results of AGM


Notice of AGM 2023


Proxy Results of General Meeting


Circular re Tender Offer


Proxy Results of General Meeting


Circular re Capital Reduction and Off-Market Buy Backs


Proxy Results of General Meeting


Circular re Proposed Disposal of LBE


Proxy Results of AGM 2022


Notice of AGM 2022


Notice of AGM 2021


Results of AGM 2020


Notice of AGM 2020


Circular re Proposed Placing – May 2020


Circular re Proposed Placing – Jan 2020


Notice of AGM 2019


Circular re Proposed Placing – Feb 2019


AIM Admission Documents

Articles of Association


Admission Document


AIM Rule 26

The following information is disclosed for the purposes of Compliance with AIM Rule 26.

This information was last reviewed on 2nd March 2023

Description of the Business

Financial Information and Constitutional Documents

Details of Any Other Exchanges or Trading Platforms

Let’s Explore Group Plc does not have any securities admitted or traded on any other Exchanges or Trading Platforms

Takeover Regulations

The Company is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.

Restrictions on the Transfer of AIM Securities

There are no restrictions on the transfer of the company’s AIM Securities.

Country of Incorporation and Main Country of Operation

Let’s Explore Group PLC is incorporated and registered in England and Wales (Registration number 10964782) and its main country of operation is the United Kingdom.

News & Alerts

Shareholder Information

The Company’s issued share capital, as at 17th October 2023, consisted of 321,531,691 ordinary shares with a nominal value of 0.040108663p each (“Ordinary Shares”). Insofar as the Company is aware, the percentage of securities that are not in public hands is 48.97%, these being held by directors, their related parties and shares subject to a lock-in agreement.

A list of Significant Shareholders and the percentage of their holdings is set out below:

Significant Shareholders

Name No. of Ordinary Shares held % of issued share capital
Martin Higginson 39,506,900 12.29%
Unicorn AIM VCT 29,137,930 9.06%
York House Investment Company Limited 20,850,897 6.48%
Hargreaves Lansdown (Nominees) Limited 18,281,885 5.69%
Talia Stevens 16,988,636 5.28%
Interactive Investor Services Nominees Limited 14,117,308 4.39%
Stonehage Fleming 13,662,254 4.25%
David Marks 13,571,775 4.22%
Peter Edmondson 12,972,187 4.03%
Rathbone Nominees Limited 10,411,807 3.24%
Lawshare Nominees Limited 10,151,586 3.16%

Investor Contact

For Company related Investor enquiries, please contact [email protected]