Consolidated cash flow statement

Year ended 31 March 2019

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  Notes 2019
£m
2018
£m
Cash generated from operations 25 35.3 23.5
Income taxes paid   (4.6) (4.9)
Interest paid   (1.8) (1.1)
Net cash generated from operating activities   28.9 17.5
Cash flows from investing activities      
Purchase of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets   (5.6) (7.7)
Proceeds on disposal of property, plant and equipment   0.1
Acquisition of subsidiary undertakings (including payment of deferred consideration) net of cash acquired   (2.1) (59.1)
Net cash used in investing activities   (7.6) (66.8)
Cash flows from financing activities      
Proceeds from issue of ordinary share capital   0.2 32.1
Costs of equity issue   (1.6)
Purchase of treasury shares   (1.1) (0.4)
Costs of raising debt finance   (0.2) (0.6)
(Repayment)/drawdown of borrowings   (6.0) 35.0
Dividends paid to the Company’s shareholders 26 (6.4) (5.0)
Net cash (used in)/generated from financing activities    (13.5) 59.5
Net increase in cash at bank and in hand and bank overdrafts   7.8 10.2
Cash at bank and in hand and bank overdrafts at the beginning of the year   17.3 6.6
Exchange movements on cash and bank overdrafts   (1.7) 0.5
Cash at bank and in hand and bank overdrafts at the end of the year   23.4 17.3

 All note references relate to the 2019 Annual Report.