Changing Practice

National Grid plc Monitor

National grid plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0809
Company covered: 
National grid plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2018
Report issued on 14 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure as to the future impacts of IFRS 9 "Financial instruments" and IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" including quantifcation.
Change
Multi-column income statement format adopted highlighting exceptional items and re-measurements.
Change
Re-classification of commodity derivative contracts in statement of financial position.
Change
Disclosure in respect of US tax changes including reduction of corporate income tax rate from 35% to 21%.

Whitbread plc Monitor

Whitbread plc Annual Report 2017-18
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0810
Company covered: 
Whitbread plc
Period End: 
1 March, 2018
Report issued on 14 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discussion on key audit matters included in auditors report.
Change
Disclosure in separate audit report sections of director and auditor responsibilities.
Change
Change in analysis of cash flows from operating activities.
Change
Acquisition costs linked to business combination recognised in the income statement as a non-underlying item.
Change
Extended disclosure of key performance indicators in the strategic report.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Monitor

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0808
Company covered: 
Royal Dutch Shell PLC
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 14 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the future impacts of IFRS 9 "Leases", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Extended disclosure of key audit matters in the audit report.
Change
Format of strategic report disclosure of key performance indicators altered
Change
Fair value of 50% joint venture stake represents value of consideration paid in business combination.
Restatement
Restatement of segment geographical entity wide disclosures.

SKF AB

SKF AB 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0807
Company covered: 
SKF AB
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 14 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Change in presentation of income statement to reflect cash discounts in net sales rather than as an expense.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the future impact of IFRS 16 "Leases".
Restatement
Restatement of net sales by segment to reflect reallocation of businesses.
Change
Analysis of contingent liabilities altered to include liabilities in respect of tax claims.

IMI plc monitor

IMI plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0806
Company covered: 
IMI plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 14 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Gain recognised linked to pension buy-out.
Change
De-recognition of non-controlling interests in subsidiary and pension partnership.
Change
Disposed business does not meet IFRS 5 definition of discontinued operations.
Change
Disclosure of post balance sheet events including business acquisition and pension scheme wind up.

Hunting PLC Monitor

Hunting PLC Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0801
Company covered: 
Hunting PLC
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 7 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Audit report includes separate sections discussing director and auditor responsibilities.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the impacts of new accounting standards: IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Restatement
Restatement of segmental information linked to change in management structure.
Change
Change in disclosure of directors remuneration policy including separate disclosure of performance metrics.
Restatement
Restatement of fair value disclosures.

Fidessa Group plc

Fidessa Group plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0803
Company covered: 
Fidessa Group plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 07 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Detailed disclosure added in respect of the future impact of IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with Customers".
Change
Separate disclosure of director and auditor responsibilities in the audit report.
Change
Enhanced disclosure of principal risks.
Change
Change in deferred tax assets linked to reduction in US tax rate.
Restatement
Restatement of prior year cash flow statement.

Telenor ASA Monitor

Telenor ASA Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0802
Company covered: 
Telenor ASA
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 07 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discontinued operations line disclosed separately on the face of the income statement.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure as to the future impacts of new accounting standards IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Pronouncements
Reconciliation of movements in interest liabilities presented following adoption of amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Change
Discussion of a new key audit matter linked to discontinued operations included in the auditor’s report.
Restatement
Restatement of segmental reporting disclosures following transfer of businesses between segments.
Change
Extended disclosure in respect of joint ventures and associated undertakings showing an analysis of disposals.

BASF SE Monitor

BASF SE Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0804
Company covered: 
BASF SE
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 07 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in audit report.
Change
Separate disclosure of director and auditor responsibilities in the audit report.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosures relating to the impacts of accounting standards, not yet effective including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Pronouncements
Introduction of reconciliation showing movements in liabilities arising from financing activities following adoption of amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Restatement
Restatement of prior year segmental breakdown.

Deutsche Post AG Monitor

Deutsche Post AG Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0805
Company covered: 
Deutsche Post AG
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 07 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure of the future impacts of new standards that are currently not effective: IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Pronouncements
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in liabilities arising from financing activities following adoption of amendment to IAS 7 Statement of cash flows".
Change
Detailed disclosure in respect of business acquired during the year.
Restatement
Restatement of segmental disclosures following reclassification of businesses between segments.
Change
Reduction in useful life of intangible asset results in additional amortisation.