Annual General Meeting

The Thirty-Seventh Annual General Meeting of British Rowing Ltd was held at 6.00pm on Monday 28 September 2020. A full video recording of the meeting can be viewed here.

Owing to the restrictions of Covid-19 the 2020 AGM was held electronically.

The Agenda

1.     Chairman’s Welcome

2.     Apologies for Absence

3.     To approve the minutes of the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 12 October 2019

4.     To receive the accounts of the Company for the year ended 31st March 2020, together with the reports of the Directors and Auditors

5.     That haysmacintyre be appointed as auditors of the Company to hold office until conclusion of the next General Meeting at which Accounts are laid before the Company and to authorise the Directors to fix their remuneration

6.     Appointment of Directors

7.     To consider and, if thought fit, pass the following resolution which will be proposed as a Special Resolution, that –

With effect from 1 October 2020, the existing Memorandum and Articles of Association of British Rowing Limited be amended by adding additional wording (underlined) as follows:

51. British Rowing shall hold an Annual General Meeting and may hold General Meetings. If the Board so determines, an Annual General Meeting and/or a General meeting may be held by entirely by electronic means, or other communication facility that permits all participants to communicate adequately with each other during the meeting. Participation in a meeting by a Member pursuant to this Article 51 shall constitute presence in person at such meeting for the purposes of these Articles.

a) British Rowing shall hold an Annual General Meeting in every calendar year at such time and place (including electronically) as may be determined by the Board, and shall specify the meeting as such in the notice calling it, provided that every Annual General Meeting shall be held not more than fifteen months after the holding of the past preceding Annual General Meeting. Subject to the foregoing, British Rowing shall hold its Annual General Meetings between 1st August and 31st December inclusive in each year.

54. At least fourteen days’ notice in writing of every General Meeting (exclusive in every case both of the day on which it is served or deemed to be served and of the day for which it is given), specifying the place (including electronically), the day and the hour of meeting, and in the case of special business the general nature of that business, shall be given to each Member and Affiliated Member and to such other persons (including the Auditors) entitled to receive such notices from British Rowing. Notice may be sent by post or by electronic means.


The presentation made by the CEO at the 2019 Annual General Meeting can be viewed here.

The presentation made by the CEO at the 2018 Annual General Meeting can be viewed here.


The approved minutes from the 2018 Annual General Meeting can be viewed here.

The approved minutes from the 2017 Annual General Meeting can be viewed here.

The Directors’ Report and Financial Accounts:

The Directors’ Report and Financial Accounts for the year ending 31 March 2020 can be viewed here.

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