Consolidated Income Statement For the year ended 30 April 2017

Notes2017
Before special
items
£m
2017
Special items
(note 6)
£m
2017
Total
£m
2016
Before special
items
£m
2016
Special items
(note 6)
£m
2016
Total
£m
Revenue2294.0294.0276.9276.9
Operating expenses3(254.0)(13.7)(267.7)(239.9)(21.0)(260.9)
Operating profit40.0(13.7)26.337.0(21.0)16.0
Finance income70.10.1
Finance costs8(3.0)(3.0)(3.3)(3.3)
Other finance costs9(1.5)(1.5)(1.4)(1.4)
Profit before tax35.6(13.7)21.932.3(21.0)11.3
Taxation10(3.8)4.50.7(4.2)8.94.7
Profit for the financial year from continuing operations31.8(9.2)22.628.1(12.1)16.0
Loss for the financial year from discontinued operations28(1.0)(1.0)
Profit for the financial year31.8(9.2)22.628.1(13.1)15.0
Earnings per share, attributable to the owners of the parent
From continuing operations:
Basic earnings per ordinary share1146.2p32.7p
Diluted earnings per ordinary share1145.7p32.3p
From continuing and discontinued operations:
Basic earnings per ordinary share1146.2p30.7p
Diluted earnings per ordinary share1145.7p30.3p
Non-GAAP measures:
From continuing operations:£m£m
Profit before tax before special items35.632.3
Profit after tax before special items1131.828.1
Adjusted basic earnings per ordinary share1165.1p57.6p
Adjusted diluted earnings per ordinary share1164.4p56.8p