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Cash Flow Statement

for the year ended 31 October 2016

  2016
£m
2015
£m
Cash flows from operating activities    
Cash generated from continuing underlying operations 76.4 35.4
Cash generated from discontinued underlying operations - -
Cash generated from underlying operations 76.4 35.4 
Acquisition and disposal related costs (0.3) (0.7)
Business restructuring and incident costs (2.8) (7.6)
Claim related costs (5.0) (0.1)
68.3 27.0
Tax paid (3.1) (1.3)
Net cash inflow from operating activities 65.2 25.7
     
Cash flows from investing activities    
Purchases of intangible assets (6.7) (8.9)
Purchases of property, plant and equipment (10.3) (8.2)
Acquisition of subsidiary undertakings, net and cash acquired (2.5)
-
Proceeds on disposal of property, plant and equipment 0.1
-
Net cash (outflow)/inflow from investing activities (19.4) (17.1)
     
Cash flows from financing activities    
Net proceeds of share issue
75.4 -
Dividends paid -
(7.9)
Finance expense paid (11.9) (11.8)
Accelerated interest costs  (3.7) -
Loan note repayment costs (1.4) -
Capitalised facility fees paid  (0.5) (1.8)
Repayments of borrowings (48.8) (0.3)
Repayments of finance leases (0.3) (0.9)
Net cash outflow from financing activities (8.8) (22.7)
     
(Decrease)/Increase in cash and cash equivalents during the year 54.6 (14.1)
Cash and cash equivalents at start of the year 7.6 21.8
Effect of foreign exchange rate changes 0.9 (0.1)
Cash and cash equivalents at end of the year 63.1 7.6
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