Spirent Communications

Spirent Communications Plc Monitor

Spirent Communications Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0606
Company covered: 
Spirent Communications Plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2018
Report issued on 07 June 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Adopted IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers (IFRS 15) and IFRS 9 Financial Instruments (IFRS 9), from 1 January 2018.
Pronouncements
Disclosure in respect of expected future impact of the new accounting standard IFRS 16 Leases.
Change
Segment reporting for revenue now disaggregates by geographical location and by nature of products and services.
Change
The impact of equalising Guaranteed Minimum Pensions (GMP) results in recognition of a past service cost, which is classified under exceptional items.

Adoption of IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers

IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers (IFRS 15) has replaced existing international revenue standards IAS 18 Revenue and IAS 11 Construction Contracts, as well as revenue related IFRIC and SIC interpretations, for periods beginning on or after 1 January 2018.

Croner-i has been tracking the disclosures made in relation to the forthcoming adoption of IFRS 15 through these Common Practice reports. Firstly in March 2018 looking at the disclosure of the impacts of the forthcoming standard in annual reports, and then again in September 2018 when the report focussed on the software and telecommunications industries which were expected to be most impacted.

This report looks at a selection of December 2018 and January 2019 year ends where full year disclosures in relation to the actual adoption of IFRS 15 are being made for the first time. This report covers both the impact of the adoption of IFRS 15, and what disclosures have been made in relation to the adoption.