Consolidated Cash Flow Statement

Year ended 31 March 2017

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  Notes 2017
£m
2016
£m
Cash generated from operations 25 25.5 18.5
Income taxes paid   (1.9) (1.0)
Interest paid   (0.9) (0.9)
Net cash generated from operating activities   22.7 16.6
Cash flows from investing activities      
Purchase of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets   (8.0) (6.6)
Acquisition of subsidiary undertakings (including payment of deferred consideration) net of cash acquired   (2.7) (23.6)
Net cash used in investing activities   (10.7) (30.2)
Cash flows from financing activities      
Net proceeds from issue of ordinary share capital   0.1
(Repayment)/drawdown of borrowings   (6.0) 17.0
Dividends paid to the Company’s shareholders 26 (4.2) (3.6)
Net cash (used in)/generated from financing activities    (10.2) 13.5
Net increase/(decrease) in cash at bank and in hand and bank overdrafts   1.8 (0.1)
Cash at bank and in hand and bank overdrafts at the beginning of the year   3.1 4.2
Exchange movements on cash and bank overdrafts   1.7 (1.0)
Cash at bank and in hand and bank overdrafts at the end of the year   6.6 3.1

 

All note references relate to the 2017 Annual Report.