Five Year Summary

Group Five Year Financial Review

  Year ended 31 December
 
2014
£m

2015
£m

2016
£m

 2017
£m

 2018
£m
Revenue 3,107.8 3,057.6 3,245.4 3,793.4 4,352.6
Adjusted operating profit 86.1 87.4 86.2 105.5 118.8
Adjusted 1 Profit before tax 85.9 87.2 86.4 106.2 118.2
Statutory profit for the year 55.1 103.1 63.8 81.3 108.1
Adjusted diluted earnings per share 43.3p 46.8p 53.6p 54.0p 65.1p
Net cash excluding CSF 128.5 126.7 148.4 195.9 57.3
Year end headcount 13,175 12,993 13,373 14,026 15,117
Note: The 2015 results above are presented including RDC. This subsidiary was disposed during 2015 and was excluded, as an adjusted1item, within the 2015 and 2016 Annual Report and Accounts.
  Year ended 31 December
  2014
£m
2015
£m
2016
£m
2017
£m
2018
£m
Tangible assets 79.9 57.1 63.0 77.9 106.3
Investment property 10.3 10.0
Intangible assets 90.3 81.5 76.3 80.3 184.6
Investment in associate 0.1 0.1
Deferred tax asset 15.1 12.8 10.5 9.1 9.6
Inventories 50.0 45.7 44.0 69.3 99.5
Trade and other receivables 695.9 621.8 740.4 835.4 1,180.4
Prepayments and accrued income 103.6 106.5 139.5 162.6 171.2
Forward currency contracts 2.4 2.2 8.1 8.2 3.9
Current asset investment 15.0 30.0
Cash 129.9 111.8 118.7 206.6 200.4
Current liabilities (768.5) (695.9) (804.8) (940.9) (1,351.1)
Non-current liabilities (13.2) (7.3) (7.9) (19.7) (160.6)
Net assets 385.4 361.5 428.0 488.9 447.8