TUI Group

Operating Lease disclosures under IFRS

This report sets out our findings in respect of a review of the operating lease disclosures when acting as lessee of 35 companies listed on the London stock exchange. We consider a number of points including the disclosure, as currently governed under IFRS by IAS 17 “Leases”, of total future minimum lease payments focusing on the assets identified and the time periods presented; disclosure of minimum sublease payments expected to be received; disclosure of lease and sublease payments recognised in the period; and disclosure of the general terms of significant leasing arrangements including contingent rent payable basis, the existence and terms of renewal or purchase options and escalation clauses and restrictions imposed by lease arrangements such as those concerning dividends, additional debt and further leasing. 

Employment termination benefits: An emerging issue under IFRS

This report covers the accounting treatment of termination benefits in light of additional guidance given by a revised version of IAS 19 “Employee benefits”. It considers changes in classification and recognition of amounts linked to termination benefits and disclosure of the financial impacts arising from related changes in policy.