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Five Year Summary

Income Statement 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
Revenue 171,150 173,014 155,158 150,860 141,630
Administrative expenses (154,948) (151,413) (145,767) (142,146) (136,122)
Restructuring costs (1,336) (3,472) - - -
Impairment of intangible assets and investments (700) (349) - - (650)
Other income 29 115 101 278 186
Operating profit/(loss) 14,195 17,895 9,492 8,992 5,044
Gain on surrender of lease - - - - 5,550
Gain/(loss) on disposal of property, plant and equipment (31) (18) 293 (45) (2,199)
Gain on sale of business - - 119 707 148
Gain on sale of corporate investments - - - 2,463 -423
Reversal of impairment/(impairment) of corporate loans - - 500 - (500)
Impairment of freehold property (645) - - (995) -
Fair value adjustment of contingent consideration 121 - - - -
Finance income 520 429 702 343 397
Finance costs (799) (984) (76) (18) (64)
Net finance income and other non-operating income (834) (573) 1,538 2,455 3,755
Profit/(loss) before tax 13,361 17,322 11,030 11,447 8,799
Tax (expense)/credit (2,888) (3,072) (2,026) (2,715) (2,539)
Profit/(loss) from continuing operations 10,473 14,250 9,004 8,732 6,260
Discontinued operations          
Profit/(loss) from discontinued operations - - - - -
Profit/ (loss) for the year attributable to owners of the Parent Company 10,473 14,250 9,004 8,732 6,260
           
Earnings per share (from continuing and discontinued operations)          
Basic  20.16p 28.03p 17.74p 17.23p 12.35p
Diluted  19.97p 27.51 17.16p 16.93p 12.34p
Dividends per share declared for the year 12.00 9.00 8.75p 8.00p 6.00p
           
Margin % (continuing operations) 7.80% 10.00% 7.11% 7.59% 6.21%
           
 Balance Sheet 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
Assets          
Intangible assets 18,475 20,013 18,339 19,293 21,220
Property, plant and equipment 14,526 18.175 8,706 9,680 9,976
Net deferred tax assets 1,314 1,182 2,134 2,075 1,878
Financial assets at fair value through other comprehensive income 102 4,482 2,586 - -
Financial assets at amortised cost - 507 1,010 - -
Trade and other receivables - - - 945 -
Available-for-sale financial investments - - - 5,819 5,626
Non-current assets 34,417 44,359 32,775 37,812 38,700
           
Trade and other receivables 203,662 203,838 191,301 178,024 144,673
Financial assets at fair value through profit or loss 1,904 1,492 2,234 100 73
Available-for-sale financial assets - - - - 2,450
Assets held for sale - - - - 8,965
Financial assets at amortised costs - 4,997 9,994 - -
Cash and cash equivalents 105,387 88,477 71,211 65,639 52,101
Current tax assets 126 71 - - -
Current assets 338,079 298,875 274,740 243,763 208,262
Total assets 372,496 343,234 307,515 281,575 246,962
           
Equity          
Share capital 13,029 12,784 12,692 12,686 12,672
Share premium 5,207 5,170 4,625 4,564 4,429
Own shares (724) (334) (201) (95) -
Revaluation reserve 39 3,503 1,989 1,598 3,378
Merger relief reserve 15,167 15,167 15,167 15,167 15,167
Retained earnings 90,591 80,194 72,134 63,842 53,424
Equity attributable to owners of the Company 123,309 116,508 106,406 97,762 89,070
Non-controlling interests 24 24 24 24 24
Total equity 123,333 116,508 106,430 97,786 89,094
           
Liabilities          
Employee benefits 3,198 5,080 6,841 6,460 10,528
Non-current provisions 1,983 1,961 1,813 1,108 -
Non-current lease liabilities 6,599 9,718 - - -
Non-current trade and other payables - 404 - - -
Non-current liabilities 11,808 17,185 8,802 8,273 11,636
Trade and other payables 233,652 205,465 189,496 171,666 141,509
Current tax liabilities - - 946 1,214 994
Current lease liabilities 3,087 2,825 - - -
Current provisions 616 1,251 1,841 2,636 2,162
Liabilities for sale - - - - 1,567
Current liabilities 237,355 209,541 192,283 175,516 146,232
Total liabilities 249,163 226,726 201,085 183,789 157,868
Total equity and liabilities 372,496 343,234 307,515 281,575 246,962

 

All figures in £000