Balance Sheets

as at 31 December 

    Group Company
  Notes

2016

£M

2015

£M

2016

£M

2015

£M

Assets          
Non-current assets          
Goodwill  11 23.3 20.1 - -
Intangible assets 12 32.6 25.6 - -
Investment in subsidiaries 13 - - 699.3 697.4
Property, plant and equipment 14 23.4 24.3 0.1 0.1
Deferred tax assets 15 112.0 82.2 2.0 0.9
    191.3 152.2 701.4 698.4
Current assets          
Amounts receivable from customers:          
– due within one year   808.3 718.9 - -
– due in more than one year   131.6 83.5 - -
  16 939.9 802.4 - -
Derivative financial instruments 22 15.4 11.5 3.3 2.5
Cash and cash equivalents 17 43.4 39.9 3.9 0.1
Other receivables 18 20.8 14.8 627.4 552.3
Current tax assets   3.1 1.3 0.1 3.9
    1,022.6 869.9 634.7 558.8
Total Assets   1,213.9 1,022.1 1,336.1 1,257.2
Liabilities          
Current liabilities          
Borrowings 20 (22.4) (22.3) - (15.2)
Derivative financial instruments 22 (4.7) (2.8) (0.3) (0.2)
Trade and other payables 19 (123.2) (95.5) (252.0) (191.9)
Current tax liabilities   (16.5) (30.9) - -
    (166.8) (151.5) (252.3) (207.3)
Non-current liabilities          
Retirement benefit obligation 25 (9.1) (0.2) (9.1) (0.2)
Deferred tax liabilities 15 (8.1) (8.6) (0.1) -
Borrowings 20 (600.4) (534.4) (526.4) (453.8)
    (617.6) (543.4) (535.6) (454.0)
Total liabilities   (784.4) (694.9) (787.9) (661.3)
Net assets   429.5 327.2 548.2 595.9
Equity attributable to owners of the Company          
Called-up share capital 27 23.4 23.4 23.4 23.4
Other reserve   (22.5) (22.5) 226.3 226.3
Foreign exchange reserve   8.7 (56.4) - -
Hedging reserve   1.1 (0.3) 0.6 0.3
Own shares   (50.8) (58.9) (50.8) (58.9)
Capital redemption reserve   2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3
Retained earnings   467.3 439.6 346.4 402.5
Total Equity   429.5 327.2 548.2 595.9

The accounting policies and notes 1 to 33 are an integral part of these Financial Statements. Click here to view.
The Financial Statements comprising the consolidated income statement, statements of comprehensive income, balance sheets, statements
of changes in equity, cash flow statements, accounting policies and notes 1 to 33 were approved by the Board on 1 March 2017 and were
signed on its behalf by: 

Gerard Ryan
Chief Executive Officer 

Justin Lockwood
Chief Financial Officer