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Group Income Statement

For the period ended 26 March 2016

Notes 2016
£m
2015
£m
Revenue 454.5 422.8
Operating expenses - ordinary (384.1) (353.7)
Operating expenses - exceptional 4 (3.6) (16.9)
Total operating expenses (387.7) (370.6)
Operating profit 66.8 52.2
Comprising:
Underlying operating profit 70.4 69.1
Exceptional items 4 (3.6) (16.9)
Profit before interest and taxation 66.8 52.2
Interest income 0.1 0.1
Interest expense (4.9) (4.7)
Net retirement benefit obligation finance cost (7.1) (7.0)
Net finance expense (11.9) (11.6)
Profit before taxation 54.9 40.6
Comprising:
Underlying profit before tax 58.5 57.5
Exceptional items (3.6) (16.9)
Taxation 5 (6.3) (7.7)
Profit for the year from continuing operations 48.6 32.9
Comprising:
Underlying profit for the year 49.9 47.4
Loss for the year on exceptional items (1.3) (14.5)
(Loss)/profit from discontinued operations (31.0) 2.2
Profit for the year 17.6 35.1
Profit attributable to equity shareholders of the company
Profit for the year from continuing operations 47.4 32.1
Loss for the year from discontinuing operations (31.0) 2.2
Total profit for the year attributable to equity shareholders of the company 16.4 34.3
Profit attributable to non-controlling interests
Profit for the year from continuing operations 1.2 0.8
Profit for the year from discontinuing operations - -
Total profit for the year attributable to non-controlling interests 1.2 0.8
  17.6 35.1

*2015 figures have been restated for the impact of discontinued operations – see note 3

Profit for the year attributable to the Company's equity holders 2016
£m
2015
£m
Earnings per share
Basic
6    
Basic EPS continuing operations   46.8p 31.8p
Basic EPS discontinued operations   (30.6p) 2.2p
Total Basic Earnings per share   16.2p 34.0p
Diluted 6    
Diluted EPS continuing operations   46.2p 31.3p
Diluted EPS discontinued operations   (30.2p) 2.1p
Total Diluted Earnings per share   16.0p 33.4p
Earnings per share - underlying
Basic
6    
Basic EPS continuing operations   48.1p 46.1p
Basic EPS discontinued operations   (7.1p) 1.8p
Total Basic Earnings per share   41.0p 47.9p
Diluted 6    
Diluted EPS continuing operations   47.5p 45.5p
Diluted EPS discontinued operations   (7.0p) 1.8p
Total Diluted Earnings per share   40.5p 47.2p