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Easyjet plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0103
Company covered: 
Easyjet plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 08 January 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure of the impact of new standards issued or amended but not yet adopted including IFRS 15 “Revenue from Contracts with Customers”, IFRS 9 “Financial Instruments” and IFRS 16 “Leases”.
Change
Disclosure on a new key audit matter added in the auditor’s report.
Restatement
Change in presentation of income statement due to changes in categorisation of total revenue.

Segment Reporting

The requirement to disclose information on operating segments has been around for a number of years, firstly under IAS 14 Segment Reporting, and currently under IFRS 8 Operating Segments which has been applicable for entities with publicly traded debt or equity instruments (or those which are about to publicly trade) since 2009.
 
This report looks at the operating segment disclosures in the consolidated financial statements of 20 UK listed companies selected at random.
 

Risk and viability in the strategic report

In light of recent high-profile collapses such as Carillion, the reporting by companies of risks and long-term viability is once again in the spotlight. Investors and other stakeholders expect detailed, specific information in the annual report which clearly sets out the key risks facing the company and the potential impact of these risks on the company’s longer-term viability. This report analyses the consolidated financial statements of 20 UK listed companies to assess the quality of risk and viability reporting in the annual report.

easyJet plc Monitor

easyJet plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0207
Company covered: 
easyJet plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2017
Report issued on 20 February 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Multi-column income statement format employed highlighting separately headline and non-headline items.
Change
Additional disclosure of earnings per share on a headline earnings basis.
Change
Change in the treatment of maintenance costs in respect of sale and leaseback assets.
Change
Tabular disclosure of key audit matters included in auditors report.

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.

Segment disclosures and the chief operating decision maker under IFRS

This report sets out our findings in respect of a review of the IFRS segment disclosures of 25 UK listed companies, drawn from a range of different industries, as covered by IFRS 8 “Operating segments”. We consider a number of points including disclosures in respect of the chief operating decision maker, the factors used to identify reportable segments and whether there has been aggregation of operating segments and income statement and statement of financial position information reported by segment.

Brexit Disclosures in Listed Company Annual reports

The referendum vote to leave the European Union (EU) has undoubtedly led to uncertainty for business and will potentially have far reaching impacts for companies from many different industries. This report, pulled together in March 2017, focuses on the information that companies have disclosed within their annual reports during the latter half of 2016. It sets out disclosures around risk as well as the disclosure of Brexit impacts which have already been felt and the resulting ramifications.

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. 

easyJet plc Monitor

easyJet plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0102
Company covered: 
easyJet plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2016
Report issued on 3 January 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Hedge accounting applied in relation to bond issue.
Change
"Impact of EU exit" identified as a new principal risk.
Restatement
Reclassification of cash inflow from money market deposits from financing activities to investing activities without explanation.

Viability statements: an emerging issue in the UK

This Emerging issue report analyses the content of early viability statements issued in the annual reports of UK companies, prepared under the UK Corporate Governance Code 2014, effective for periods beginning on or after 1 October 2014.