Notes to the financial statements

for the year ended 31 March 2012

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27 Share capital, share premium and reserves

Consolidated Share
capital
£’000
Share
premium
account
£’000
Hedging and
translation
reserve
£’000
Accumulated
losses
£’000
Total
£’000
At 1 April 2010 51,660 353,231 (6,351) (362,783) 35,757
Employee share schemes 2,027 2,027
Actuarial gain on defined benefit pension schemes 31,504 31,504
Tax on actuarial gain on defined pension schemes (9,333) (9,333)
Decrease in fair value of financial derivative instruments 3,468 3,468
Tax credit relating to share schemes 226 226
Tax on movement in cash flow hedges (936) (936)
Profit for the year 22,621 22,621
Dividends (12,140) (12,140)
At 31 March 2011 51,660 353,231 (2,883) (328,814) 73,194
Employee share schemes 1,800 1,800
Actuarial losses on defined benefit pension schemes (25,466) (25,466)
Tax on actuarial losses on defined pension schemes 5,602 5,602
Increase in fair value of financial derivative instruments (62) (62)
Tax credit relating to share schemes 854 854
Tax on movement in cash flow hedges 14 14
Profit for the year 37,727 37,727
Dividends (19,786) (19,786)
Purchase of ordinary shares (420) (420)
At 31 March 2012 51,660 353,231 (2,945) (328,489) 73,457

Parent company Share
capital
£’000
Share
premium
account
£’000
Retained
earnings
£’000
Total
£’000
At 1 April 2010 51,660 353,231 53,554 458,445
Employee share schemes (222) (222)
Actuarial gain on defined benefit pension schemes 31,504 31,504
Tax on actuarial gain on defined pension schemes (9,333) (9,333)
Profit for the year 26,217 26,217
Dividends (12,140) (12,140)
At 31 March 2011 51,660 353,231 89,580 494,471
Purchase of ordinary shares (420) (420)
Employee share schemes (12) (12)
Profit for the year 19,786 19,786
Dividends (19,786) (19,786)
At 31 March 2012 51,660 353,231 89,148 494,039

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