5555 Media Agencies

Moneysupermarket.com Group plc Monitor

Moneysupermarket.com Group plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0603
Company covered: 
Moneysupermarket.com Group plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2018
Report issued on 01 June 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
The segmental information has been restated to reflect changes in the presentation of reportable segments.
Pronouncements
IFRS 9 Financial Instruments and IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers have been adopted from 1 January 2018.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure for the expected future impacts of IFRS 16 Leases.
Change
Auditor’s report includes a new key audit matter and an additional statement on the going concern assumption.
Change
A detailed discussion is presented for a business acquired during the year.
Change
Discussion on reallocation of goodwill to the cash-generating units and on additional goodwill recognised after acquisition.

WPP plc Monitor

WPP plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0703
Company covered: 
WPP plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 4 July 2017 covered the following practice issues:
New
Audit report enhanced by inclusion of summary of audit approach.
Change
Disclosure of proposed changes in directors' remuneration policy.
Pronouncements
Description of transitional methods regarding new revenue standard.
Pronouncements
Un-quantified disclosure about the impact of impending new leasing standard.

Zoopla Property Group Plc Monitor

Zoopla Property Group Plc Annual Report 2015
CR Monitor Issue: 
2016/0409
Company covered: 
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2015
Report issued on 15 April 2016 covered the following practice issues:
New
Earn-out payments treated as remuneration expense.
Change
Regulatory risks identified following business combination.
Change
Revenue recognition added to audit risks.

Intangible assets - Aegis plc

Period End: 
31 December 2011
Period End Date: 
2011-12-31
Listing Status: 
FTSE Mid 250, S&P Europe 350
ICB Industry Classification: 
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Auditor: 
Ernst & Young

WPP Group plc Period End 31 December 2005

Equity reduces by 23% on transition to IFRS
UK marketing services company WPP moves from UK GAAP to IFRS and retrospective application of IAS 21 "The effects of changes in foreign exchange rates" contributes to a reduction in equity of £900 million.


Merger accounting creates distributable reserve
UK marketing services company WPP applies merger accounting principles to its group reconstruction that results in transfer of £5.8 billion to distributable reserves.