Accounts

Consolidated Statement of Changes in Equity

for the year ended 31st March 2012

  Share
capital

£ million
Share
premium
account

£ million
Shares
held in
ESOT

£ million
Other
reserves
(note 33)
restated
£ million
Retained
earnings
restated
£ million
Total
attributable to
equity holders
restated
£ million
Non-controlling
interests

£ million
Total
equity
restated
£ million
At 1st April 2010 220.7 148.3 (30.7) 73.4 837.7 1,249.4 1.4 1,250.8
Profit for the year 181.5 181.5 0.4 181.9
Actuarial gain on post-employment benefits 85.4 85.4 85.4
Cash flow hedges 3.7 3.7 3.7
Net investment hedges 2.2 2.2 2.2
Currency translation differences (8.9) (8.9) (8.9)
Tax on other comprehensive income (2.1) (27.9) (30.0) (30.0)
Total comprehensive income (5.1) 239.0 233.9 0.4 234.3
Dividends paid (note 10) (86.1) (86.1) (0.7) (86.8)
Purchase of shares by ESOT (16.7) (16.7) (16.7)
Share-based payments 17.1 17.1 17.1
Cost of shares transferred to employees 11.6 (10.3) 1.3 1.3
Tax on share-based payments 3.8 3.8 3.8
At 31st March 2011 (restated) 220.7 148.3 (35.8) 68.3 1,001.2 1,402.7 1.1 1,403.8
Profit for the year 315.9 315.9 (0.5) 315.4
Actuarial loss on post-employment benefits (70.6) (70.6) (70.6)
Cash flow hedges 6.1 6.1 6.1
Net investment hedges 23.7 23.7 23.7
Currency translation differences (53.7) (53.7) (53.7)
Tax on other comprehensive income (1.4) 20.1 18.7 18.7
Total comprehensive income (25.3) 265.4 240.1 (0.5) 239.6
Dividends paid (note 10) (103.1) (103.1) (0.2) (103.3)
Purchase of shares by ESOT (37.0) (37.0) (37.0)
Share-based payments 18.8 18.8 18.8
Cost of shares transferred to employees 22.6 (17.4) 5.2 5.2
Tax on share-based payments 4.7 4.7 4.7
At 31st March 2012 220.7 148.3 (50.2) 43.0 1,169.6 1,531.4 0.4 1,531.8

The notes form an integral part of the accounts.

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