Reckitt Benckiser

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
Company covered: 
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 24 July 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Detailed disclosure in respect of discontinued operations.
Presentation of a discussion on the impacts of new standards that are issued but not yet effective including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Format of net debt reconciliation altered following adoption of amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Detailed disclosure in relation to business combination during the year including a qualitative description of what goodwill represents.
Discussion of key audit matters included in the audit report.
Restatement of segmental disclosures linked to business acquisition.

Fair value measurement information under IFRS

IFRS 13 “Fair value measurement” sets out a single consistent framework for measuring fair value within IFRS financial statements and outlines a standardised set of disclosures in respect of fair value measurements. IFRS 13 has been mandatory now for some years, with application being required for annual reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2013. This report sets out the results of how requirements of the standard have been put into practice, both in terms of measurement and disclosure, in the consolidated financial statements of 139 large public limited companies with year ends between 31 March 2016 and 1 April 2017. It is not an exhaustive study of all aspects of IFRS 13 application and its conclusions are limited to our findings in respect of the areas analysed within the financial statements reviewed.

Provisions under IFRS

The focus of this report is the disclsoure of provisions within IFRS financial statements. Included is an examination of company disclosures relating to individual classes of provision such as nature and timing as well as movements during the year. Our analysis is based on the financial statements of 26 large listed European companies drawn from a broad range of countries and industries. 

Inventories - Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

Period End: 
31 December 2011
Period End Date: 
Listing Status: 
FTSE 100, S&P Europe 350
ICB Industry Classification: 
3724 Nondurable Household Products

Inventories under IFRS

Based on a sample of 28 large listed European companies that report under IFRS, supplemented by Company Reporting data and comment, this report analyses the disclosure of inventory accounting practice. Included is an examination of company disclosures relating to cost allocation formulae and a survey of the methods identified.