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Five Year Summary

Income Statement 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Revenue 155,158 150,860 141,630 138,650 144,264
Administrative expenses (145,767) (142,146) (136,122) (139,163) (141,697)
Impairment of intangible assets and investments - - (650) (465) (8,277)
Other income 101 278 186 153 132
Operating profit/(loss) 9,492 8,992 5,044 (825) (5,578)
Gain on surrender of lease - - 5,550 - -
Gain/(loss) on disposal of property, plant and equipment 293 (45) (2,199) (131) (178)
Gain on sale of business 119 707 148 299 1,200
Gain on sale of corporate investments - 2,463 423 - -
Reversal of impairment/(impairment) of corporate loans 500 - (500) - -
Impairment of freehold property - (995) - - -
Finance income 702 343 397 69 185
Finance costs (76) (18) (64) (99) (75)
Net finance income and other non-operating income 1,538 2,455 3,755 138 1,132
Profit/(loss) before tax 11,030 11,447 8,799 (687) (4,446)
Tax (expense)/credit (2,026) (2,715) (2,539) 47 (413)
Profit/(loss) from continuing operations 9,004 8,732 6,260 (640) (4,859)
Discontinued operations          
Profit/(loss) from discontinued operations - - - 333 (1,287)
Profit/ (loss) for the year attributable to owners of the Parent Company 9,004 8,732 6,260 (307) (6,146)
           
Earnings per share (from continuing and discontinued operations)          
Basic  17.74p 17.23p 12.35p (0.61p) (13.46p)
Diluted  17.16p 16.93p 12.34p (0.61p) (13.46p)
Dividends per share declared for the year 8.75p 8.00p 6.00p 5.00p 5.00p
           
Margin % (continuing operations) 7.11% 7.59% 6.21% (0.50%) (3.08%)
           
 Balance Sheet 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Assets          
Intangible assets 18,339 19,293 21,220 25,400 26,097
Property, plant and equipment 8,706 9,680 9,976 10,732 13,287
Net deferred tax assets 2,134 2,075 1,878 2,042 2,558
Financial assets at fair value through other comprehensive income 2,586 - - - -
Financial assets at amortised cost 1,010 - - - -
Trade and other receivables - 945 - 250 419
Available-for-sale financial investments - 5,819 5,626 6,969 7,054
Non-current assets 32,775 37,812 38,700 45,393 49,415
           
Trade and other receivables 191,301 178,024 144,673 146,364 267,494
Financial assets at fair value through profit or loss 2,234 100 73 72 100
Current tax assets - - - 118 -
Available-for-sale financial assets - - 2,450 - -
Assets held for sale - - 8,965 1,722 4190
Financial assets at amortised costs 9,994 - - - -
Cash and cash equivalents 71,211 65,639 52,101 48,095 28,453
Current assets 274,740 243,763 208,262 196,371 300,237
Total assets 307,515 281,575 246,962 241,764 349,652
           
Equity          
Share capital 12,692 12,686 12,672 12,669 11,490
Share premium 4,625 4,564 4,429 4,402 4,139
Own shares (201) (95) - - -
Revaluation reserve 1,989 1,598 3,378 2,666 2,706
Merger relief reserve 15,167 15,167 15,167 15,167 -
Retained earnings 72,134 63,842 53,424 50,461 50,559
Equity attributable to owners of the Company 106,406 97,762 89,070 85,365 68,894
Non-controlling interests 24 24 24 24 24
Total equity 106,430 97,786 89,094 85,389 68,918
           
Liabilities          
Borrowings - - - - 1,824
Employee benefits 6,841 6,460 10,528 10,090 13,087
Provisions 1,961 1,813 1,108 - -
Other non-current liabilities - - - - -
Non-current liabilities 8,802 8,273 11,636 10,090 14,911
Borrowings - -   - 150
Trade and other payables 189,496 171,666 141,509 141,883 265,123
Current tax liabilities 946 1,214 994 - 152
Provisions 1,841 2,636 2,162 4,367 -
Liabilities held for sale - - 1,567 35 398
           
Current liabilities 192,283 175,516 146,232 146,285 265,823
Total liabilities 201,085 183,789 157,868 156,375 280,734
Total equity and liabilities 307,515 281,575 246,962 241,764 349,652

 

All figures in £000