IAS 8 (revised) 'Accounting policies, changes in accounting estimates and errors'

Thomas Cook Group plc Monitor

Thomas Cook Group plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0206
Company covered: 
Thomas Cook Group plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2017
Report issued on 13 February 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Correction of accounting errors result in prior year adjustments.
Change
Key audit matters section included in auditors report.
Change
Risk disclosures enhanced by disclosure of link to strategy and movements compared to the prior year.
Change
New financing agreement highlighted in post balance sheet events note.

Go-Ahead Group plc Monitor

Go-Ahead Group plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0111
Company covered: 
Go-Ahead Group plc
Period End: 
1 July, 2017
Report issued on 23 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Change in accounting policy in respect of franchise adjustments in relation to the rail pension scheme.
Change
Presentation of auditors' report enhanced by inclusion of a summary of the audit approach and a diagram illustrating the application of materiality.
Change
Identification of new key audit matter linked to rail franchise.
Pronouncements
Summarised non-quantitative disclosure of the expected future impacts of new accounting standards on revenue, leases and financial instruments.

Redrow plc Monitor

Redrow plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0108
Company covered: 
Redrow plc
Period End: 
30 June, 2017
Report issued on 16 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Change in accounting policy in respect of forward land options.
Change
Proposed changes to directors remuneration outlined in directors remuneration report.
Change
Change in presentation of defined benefit pension scheme assumption sensitivity analysis.

Intertek Group Plc Monitor

Intertek Group Plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/1008
Company covered: 
Intertek Group Plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 17 October 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Cash pooling arrangement balances presented gross following IFRIC Agenda decision.
Restatement
Segment reporting restated following a change in basis of monitoring performance.
Restatement
Restatement of deferred share awards under long-term incentive plan in order to correct error.
Change
Auditors identify “presentation and valuation of acquisitions” as a new area of audit focus.
Change
Disclosure of new principal risk factors in respect of “customer service” and “Facilities”.
New
Introduction of tabular analysis of net debt.

Aggreko Plc Monitor

Aggreko Plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0909
Company covered: 
Aggreko Plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 19 September 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Change in contract organisational management structure leads to restatement of segment disclosures.
Change
Segment disclosures expanded to include geographic breakdown of revenue and non-current assets.
Change
Change in depreciation life of tangible fixed asset accounted for prospectively.
Pronouncements
Expanded disclosure of future impending impacts of new standard IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers" without quantification.
Change
Auditors discussion of audit scope enhanced by inclusion of pie charts.
Change
Sensitivity analysis included in discussion of area of significant judgement and estimate in relation to taxation.

Croda International Plc Monitor

Croda International plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0815
Company covered: 
Croda International Plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 29 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
IFRIC interpretation leads to change in presentation in respect of cash pooling arrangements.
Pronouncements
Summarised non-quantified disclosure of future impacts of IFRS 9 "Financial instruments".
Restatement
Restatement of segment information as a result of product reclassification.
Restatement
Restatement of segment disclosure of total assets without explanation.
Change
Enhancement of risk disclosures through introduction of risk heat map.

Bunzl plc Monitor

Bunzl plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0813
Company covered: 
Bunzl plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 28 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Change in accounting policy in respect of cash pooling balances in line with IFRIC guidance.
Change
Software assets re-classified from property plant and equipment to intangible assets.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of future impacts of impending standards, IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases", with no quantification.
Change
Results from US arm of European based business reclassified from European to North American segment following change in management location.
New
Tabular disclosure added summarising business acquisitions completed during the year.

Heineken N.V. Monitor

Heineken N.V. Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0810
Company covered: 
Heineken N.V.
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 22 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
IFRIC interpretation leads to change in presentation in respect of cash pooling arrangements.
Change
Reconciliation of non IFRS segment profit measure to profit before tax added.
Change
Proposed change to the measure of performance applied to awards made to directors under a long-term variable award plan.
Change
Disclosure of key assumption applied when calculating fair value less cost of disposal linked to fixed asset impairment.
Restatement
Restatement of figures for "raw material purchase contracts" and "other off-balance sheet obligations".

GlaxoSmithKline plc Monitor

GlaxoSmithKline plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0811
Company covered: 
GlaxoSmithKline plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 22 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Change in composition of reporting segments linked to restructuring of the business.
Change
Identification of new areas of audit focus in relation to "Acquisition-related liabilities" and "Finance transformation".
Pronouncements
Disclosure of proposed changes in non-audit services policy in line with Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC’s) revised Ethical Standards and new EU Audit Regulation.
Pronouncements
IFRIC interpretation leads to change in presentation in respect of cash pooling arrangements.
Restatement
Analysis of defined benefit scheme assets and obligations restated to exclude defined contribution plan amounts.

JD Sports Fashion Plc Monitor

JD Sports Fashion Plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0807
Company covered: 
JD Sports Fashion Plc
Period End: 
28 January, 2017
Report issued on 15 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Book values and provisional fair values disclosed in respect of businesses acquired.
Change
Restatement of earnings per share following share split.
Change
Brexit and cyber security identified as areas of principal risk
Change
Recognition of accelerated depreciation following a review of the useful life of assets.
Change
Introduction of glossary including discussion of alternative performance measures