Five year financial summary

Income statement

Continuing operations 2015*
£m
2014*
 £m
2013*
£m
2012*#
 £m
2011*
 £m
Revenue 301.8 237.9 198.0 176.2 194.6
Cost of sales (10.3) (13.3) (6.2) (6.3) (3.4)
Trading profit 291.5 224.6 191.8 169.9 191.2
Administrative expenses (242.0) (191.3) (166.9) (150.8) (161.0)
Operating profit 49.5 33.3 24.9 19.1 30.2
Profit before taxation 50.5 33.8 25.1 20.0 32.2
Taxation (12.6) (8.7) (6.9) (6.0) (9.5)
Profit for the year 37.9 25.1 18.2 14.0 22.7
*Before exceptional items and acquisition costs.
#Restated for the effects of IAS 19 (revised).

Cash flow

  2015
£m
2014
    £m
2013
    £m
2012
    £m
2011
    £m
Net cash inflow/(outflow) from operating activities 24.7 37.8 22.8 (4.4) 7.2

Balance sheet

  2015
£m
2014
    £m
2013
    £m
2012
    £m
2011
    £m
Non-current assets 310.7 65.7 63.9 65.2 63.5
Inventories 0.9  1.4 0.9 - -
Trade and other receivables (including income tax receivable) 63.0 44.2 47.8 33.5 38.1
Current asset investments 5.7 25.3 25.2 25.2 -
Cash and cash equivalents 168.4 152.9 96.9 89.4 132.9
Current liabilities (168.5) (108.1) (89.4) (72.2) (99.9)
Non-current liabilities (39.3) (14.1) (7.6) (15.1) (11.3)
Net assets 340.9 167.3 137.7 126.0 123.3

Statistics

  2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Earnings per share - basic 121.9p* 134.2p* 98.0p* 74.8p 121.5p
Dividend per share 62p 60p 56p 51p 50p
*Before exceptional items and acquisition costs.