Consolidated Income Statement

Year ended 31 March 2017

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  Notes 2017
£m
2016
£m
Continuing operations      
Revenue 2 271.2 235.9
Underlying operating profit   23.8 21.3
IAS 19R administrative expenses 22 (2.0) (1.7)
Acquisition related costs 5 (2.7) (5.2)
Exceptional operating items 5 (2.3) 2.3
Operating profit   16.8 16.7
Finance costs 6 (3.3) (1.1)
Finance income 6 1.2
IAS 19R finance cost 22 (2.0) (1.4)
Profit before taxation   11.5 15.4
Taxation 7 (3.0) (2.4)
Profit for the year from continuing operations   8.5 13.0
Earnings per share attributable to equity holders of the Company      
Basic earnings per share:      
From profit for the year 13.9p 21.4p
Diluted earnings per share:      
From profit for the year 13.4p 20.8p
Weighted average number of shares for basic earnings per share (millions) 61.1 60.6
Alternative performance measures      
Underlying profit before taxation (£m) 8 22.9 20.4
Underlying earnings (£m) 8 17.6 17.3
Basic underlying earnings per share  9 28.8p 28.5p
Diluted underlying earnings per share 9 27.8p 27.8p

All note references relate to the 2017 Annual Report.