5 Year Summary

Five year financial summary

2021

£m

2020

£m 

2019

   £m

2018

   £m

2017

£m*

Revenue

548.7 661.3 889.1 866.4 825.8
Impairment (56.2) (247.6) (243.5) (227.0) (201.1)
Revenue less impairment
492.5 413.7 645.6 639.4 624.7
Finance costs
(54.0) (55.0) (63.5) (58.5) (55.2)
Operating costs
(111.4) (108.7) (137.3) (140.8) (135.2)
Administrative expenses
(259.4) (278.8) (330.8) (330.8) (328.7)
Profit/(loss) before taxation and exceptional items - continuing operations
67.7 (28.8) 114.0 109.3 105.6
Exceptional items
- (11.9) - - -
Profit/(loss) before taxation - continuing operations
67.7 (40.7) 114.0 109.3 105.6
Pre-exceptional tax charge
(25.8) (24.5) (42.2) (33.9) (30.6)
Profit/(loss) after pre-exceptional taxation - continuing operations 41.9 (65.2) 71.8 75.4 75.0
Exceptional tax credit/(charge) - 1.0  - - (30.0)
Profit/(loss) after taxation - continuing operations
41.9 (64.2) 71.8 75.4 45.0
Profit after taxation - discontinued operations - - - (8.4)
Profit/(loss) after taxation 41.9 (64.2) 71.8 75.4 36.6
Earnings/(loss) per share (p) – (continuing operations)
18.8 (28.9) 32.2 33.8 20.2
Earnings/(loss) per share (p) – (including discontinued operations)
18.8 (28.9) 32.2 33.8 16.5
Dividend per share (p)
8.0 12.4 12.4 12.4

* 2017 reported under IAS 39