Consolidated income statement

Year ended 31 March 2019

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  Notes 2019
£m
2018
£m
Continuing operations      
Revenue 2 331.0 300.1
Underlying operating profit   34.4 27.4
IAS 19R administrative expenses 22 (1.5) (1.4)
Acquisition related costs 5 (3.8) (4.3)
Exceptional operating items 5 (4.0) (2.1)
Operating profit   25.1 19.6
Finance costs 6 (2.0) (4.5)
Finance income 6 3.6 -
IAS 19R finance cost 22 (1.3) (1.6)
Profit before taxation   25.4 13.5
Taxation (6.0) (3.6)
Profit for the year from continuing operations   19.4 9.9
Earnings per share attributable to equity holders of the Company      
Basic earnings per share:      
From profit for the year 24.2p 14.5p
Diluted earnings per share:      
From profit for the year 23.9p 14.1p
Weighted average number of shares for basic earnings per share (millions) 80.2 68.0
Alternative performance measures      
Underlying profit before taxation (£m) 8 32.6 26.3
Underlying earnings (£m) 8 25.7 20.6
Basic underlying earnings per share  9 32.1p 30.3p
Diluted underlying earnings per share 9 31.7p 29.5p

All note references relate to the 2019 Annual Report.