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Five Year Summary

Income Statement 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Revenue 150,860 141,630 138,650 144,264 137,894
Administrative expenses (142,146) (136,122) (139,163) (141,697) (134,859)
Impairment of intangible assets and investments - (650) (465) (8,277) -
Other income 278 186 153 132 140
Operating profit/(loss) 8,992 5,044 (825) (5,578) 3,175
Gain on surrender of lease - 5,550 - - -
(Loss)/gain on disposal of fixed assets (45) (2,199) (131) (178) 3
Gain on sale of business 707 148 299 1,200 -
Gain on sale of corporate investments 2,463 423 - - -
Impairment of corporate loans - (500) - - -
Impairment of freehold property (995) - - - -
Finance income 343 397 69 185 484
Finance costs (18) (64) (99) (75) (85)
Net finance income and other non-operating income 2,455 3,755 138 1,132 402
Profit/(loss) before tax 11,447 8,799 (687) (4,446) 3,577
Tax (expense)/credit (2,715) (2,539) 47 (413) (784)
Profit/(loss) from continuing operations 8,732 6,260 (640) (4,859) 2,793
Discontinued operations          
Profit/(loss) from discontinued operations - - 333 (1,287) 1,965
Profit/ (loss) for the year attributable to owners of the Parent Company 8,732 6,260 (307) (6,146) 4,758
           
Earnings per share (from continuing and discontinued operations)          
Basic  17.23p 12.35p (0.61p) (13.46p) 10.42p
Diluted  16.93p 12.34p (0.61p) (13.46p) 10.42p
Dividends per share declared for the year 8.00p 6.00p 5.00p 5.00p 12.25p
           
Margin % (continuing operations) 7.59% 6.21% (0.50%) (3.08%) 2.59%
           
 Balance Sheet 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Assets          
Intangible assets 19,293 21,220 25,400 26,097 35,286
Property, plant and equipment 9,680 9,976 10,732 13,287 13,749
Net deferred tax assets 2,075 1,878 2,042 2,558 1,282
Trade and other receivables 945 - 250 419 1,467
Available for sale financial investments 5,819 5,626 6,969 7,054 7,300
Non-current assets 37,812 38,700 45,393 49,415 59,084
           
Trade and other receivables 178,024 144,673 146,364 267,494 212,737
Financial assets at fair value through profit or loss 100 73 72 100 117
Current tax assets - - 118 - -
Available-for-sale financial assets - 2,450 - - -
Assets held for sale - 8,965 1,722 4190 -
Cash and cash equivalents 65,639 52,101 48,095 28,453 38,567
Current assets 243,763 208,262 196,371 300,237 251,421
Total assets 281,575 246,962 241,764 349,652 310,505
           
Equity          
Share capital 12,686 12,672 12,669 11,490 11,314
Share premium 4,564 4,429 4,402 4,139 2,597
Own shares (95) - - - -
Revaluation reserve 1,598 3,378 2,666 2,706 2,483
Merger relief reserve 15,167 15,167 15,167 - -
Retained earnings 63,842 53,424 50,461 50,559 67,009
Equity attributable to owners of the Company 97,762 89,070 85,365 68,894 83,403
Non-controlling interests 24 24 24 24 24
Total equity 97,786 89,094 85,389 68,918 83,427
           
Liabilities          
Borrowings - - - 1,824 1,970
Employee benefits 6,460 10,528 10,090 13,087 6,933
Provisions 1,813 1,108 - - -
Other non-current liabilities - - - - 116
Non-current liabilities 8,273 11,636 10,090 14,911 9,019
Borrowings -   - 150 150
Trade and other payables 171,666 141,509 141,883 265,123 217,135
Current tax liabilities 1,214 994 - 152 774
Provisions 2,636 2,162 4,367 - -
Liabilities held for sale - 1,567 35 398 -
           
Current liabilities 175,516 146,232 146,285 265,823 218,059
Total liabilities 183,789 157,868 156,375 280,734 227,078
Total equity and liabilities 281,575 246,962 241,764 349,652 310,505

 

All figures in £000