Consolidated cash flow statement

Year ended 31 March 2021

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  2021
£m
2020
£m
Cash generated from operations 60.0 34.8
Income taxes paid (3.5) (5.3)
Interest paid (3.2) (3.5)
Net cash generated from operating activities 53.3 26.0
Cash flows from investing activities    
Purchase of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets (2.8) (4.8)
Acquisition of subsidiary undertakings (including payment of deferred consideration) net of cash acquired (9.2)
Net cash used in investing activities (2.8) (14.0)
Cash flows from financing activities    
Proceeds from issue of ordinary share capital 0.3 0.1
Costs of equity issue (4.3) (3.8)
Purchase of treasury shares (0.9)
Costs of raising debt finance (66.0)
Drawdown/(repayment) of borrowings 25.0
Dividends paid to the Company’s shareholders (7.0)
Net cash (used in)/generated from financing activities  (70.0) 13.4
Net increase in cash at bank and in hand and bank overdrafts (19.5) 25.4
Cash at bank and in hand and bank overdrafts at the beginning of the year 47.2 23.4
Exchange movements on cash and bank overdrafts 0.6 (1.6)
Cash at bank and in hand and bank overdrafts at the end of the year 28.3 47.2