Consolidated Income Statement

Year ended 31 March 2018

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  Notes 2018
£m
2017
£m
Continuing operations      
Revenue 2 300.1 271.2
Underlying operating profit   27.4 23.8
IAS 19R administrative expenses 22 (1.4) (2.0)
Acquisition related costs 5 (4.3) (2.7)
Exceptional operating items 5 (2.1) (2.3)
Operating profit   19.6 16.8
Finance costs 6 (4.5) (3.3)
IAS 19R finance cost 22 (1.6) (2.0)
Profit before taxation   13.5 11.5
Taxation 7 (3.6) (3.0)
Profit for the year from continuing operations   9.9 8.5
Earnings per share attributable to equity holders of the Company      
Basic earnings per share:      
From profit for the year 14.5p 13.9p
Diluted earnings per share:      
From profit for the year 14.1p 13.4p
Weighted average number of shares for basic earnings per share (millions) 68.0 61.1
Alternative performance measures      
Underlying profit before taxation (£m) 8 26.3 22.9
Underlying earnings (£m) 8 20.6 17.6
Basic underlying earnings per share  9 30.3p 28.8p
Diluted underlying earnings per share 9 29.5p 27.8p

All note references relate to the 2018 Annual Report.