Company Statement of Changes in Shareholders' Equity

Attributable to owners of the Company
Share capital
£m
Share premium
£m
Retained earnings
£m
Total equity
£m
Balance at 1 May 20154.9137.120.6162.6
Loss for the financial year and total comprehensive loss(9.7)(9.7)
Transactions with owners:
Recognition of share-based payments1.81.8
Movement on tax arising on share-based payments(0.2)(0.2)
Proceeds from exercise of employee options0.30.3
Consideration paid for purchase of own shares (held in trust)(2.2)(2.2)
Equity dividends (note 12)(9.0)(9.0)
0.3(9.6)(9.3)
Balance at 30 April 20164.9137.41.3143.6
Profit for the financial year and total comprehensive income32.532.5
Transactions with owners:
Recognition of share-based payments1.31.3
Movement on 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 20174.9138.022.6165.5