Accounts

Consolidated Statement of Changes in Equity

for the year ended 31st March 2013

  Share
capital
£ million
Share
premium
account
£ million
Share
held in
ESOT
£ million
Other
reserves
(note 33)
£ million
Retained
earnings
£ million
Total
attributable to
equity holders
£ million
Non-controlling
interests
£ million
Total
equity
£ million
At 1st April 2011 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
Profit for the year 276.5 276.5 (0.7) 275.8
Actuarial loss on post-employment benefits (97.9) (97.9) (97.9)
Cash flow hedges (15.6) (15.6) (15.6)
Net investment hedges (4.3) (4.3) (4.3)
Available-for-sale investments (0.3) (0.3) (0.3)
Currency translation differences 21.9 21.9 0.3 22.2
Tax on other comprehensive income 3.4 22.4 25.8 25.8
Total comprehensive income 5.1 201.0 206.1 (0.4) 205.7
Dividends paid (note 10) (328.4) (328.4) (0.2) (328.6)
Purchase of non-controlling interest (note 39) (1.2) (1.2)
Purchase of shares by ESOT (28.6) (28.6) (28.6)
Share-based payments 14.3 14.3 14.3
Cost of shares transferred to employees 27.1 (28.1) (1.0) (1.0)
Tax on share-based payments 0.1 0.1 0.1
At 31st March 2013 220.7 148.3 (51.7) 48.1 1,028.5 1,393.9 (1.4) 1,392.5

The notes form an integral part of the accounts.

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