Attributable to owners of the parent
Share
capital
£m
Share
premium
£m
Retained
earnings
£m
Translation
reserve
£m
Total
equity
£m
Balance at 1 May 20164.9137.467.4(0.6)209.1
Profit for the financial year22.622.6
Other comprehensive income/(loss):
Net exchange movements on translation of foreign subsidiaries6.56.5
Actuarial loss on defined benefit pension scheme(18.3)(18.3)
Tax on amounts taken directly to equity2.82.8
Total comprehensive income7.16.513.6
Transactions with owners:
Recognition of share-based payments (note 4)1.31.3
Movement in tax arising on share-based payments0.10.1
Proceeds from exercise of employee options0.60.6
Consideration paid for purchase of own shares (held in trust)(3.0)(3.0)
Equity dividends (note 12)(9.6)(9.6)
0.6(11.2)(10.6)
Balance at 30 April 20174.9138.063.35.9212.1
Profit for the financial year16.116.1
Other comprehensive income/(loss):
Net exchange movements on translation of foreign subsidiaries4.44.4
Actuarial gain on defined benefit pension scheme29.229.2
Tax on amounts taken directly to equity(5.0)(5.0)
Total comprehensive income40.34.444.7
Transactions with owners:
Recognition of share-based payments (note 4)1.11.1
Movement in tax arising on share-based payments0.20.2
Proceeds from exercise of employee options0.50.5
Consideration paid for purchase of own shares (held in trust)(2.2)(2.2)
Equity dividends (note 12)(10.1)(10.1)
0.5(11.0)(10.5)
Balance at 30 April 20184.9138.592.610.3246.3