Accounting policies

DS Smith plc Monitor

DS Smith plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0108
Company covered: 
DS Smith plc
Period End: 
30 April, 2017
Report issued on 20 February 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Disclosure of a post balance sheet business acquisition in a subsequent events note.
Pronouncements
Enhanced disclosure explaining the expected impact on adoption of IFRS 15 and IFRS 16.
Change
Enhanced tabular disclosure of principal risks.
Change
Additional disclosure in respect of non-GAAP performance measures.
Change
Audit report presentation enhanced by inclusion of diagrams illustrating audit scope and materiality.

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.

Kingfisher PLC Monitor

Kingfisher PLC Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0114
Company covered: 
Kingfisher PLC
Period End: 
31 January, 2017
Report issued on 30 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure on the impacts of IFRS 15, IFRS 16 and IFRS 9.
Change
Auditors' report enhanced by inclusion of a tabular summary of the audit approach.
Change
Disclosure of non-GAAP measures extended to include underlying as well as adjusted measures.
Change
Reconciliation of movements in provisions shows release of an unused amount following changes to restructuring plans.
New
Fair value gains recycled from other comprehensive income form part of profit on disposal.
Restatement
Analysis of deferred tax assets and liabilities by type restated to reflect more appropriate allocation of balances.

Halma plc Monitor

Halma plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0113
Company covered: 
Halma plc
Period End: 
1 April, 2017
Report issued on 30 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Finalisation of provisional business combinations fair values results in restatement of prior year amounts in respect of one acquisition but adjustments are made in the current year in respect of another.
Change
Detailed description of the factors behind current year acquisition goodwill.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of expected impacts of new standards including IFRS 15, IFRS 9 and IFRS 16.
Change
Non-GAAP disclosures enhanced to include segment organic growth figures at constant currency rates.

J Sainsbury plc Monitor

J Sainsbury plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0115
Company covered: 
J Sainsbury plc
Period End: 
11 March, 2017
Report issued on 30 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
New
Presentation of a detailed breakdown of provisional business combination fair values.
Pronouncements
Non-quantified disclosure of future impacts on adoption of IFRS 9, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16.
Change
Segment disclosures enhanced by inclusion of cash flow breakdown.
Change
Remuneration report includes disclosure of proposed changes in directors remuneration.
Change
Financial risk management disclosures enhanced by inclusion of analysis of maximum credit risk exposures.

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.

Barratt Developments plc Monitor

Barratt Developments plc Annual Report Year
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0107
Company covered: 
Barratt Developments plc
Period End: 
30 June, 2017
Report issued on 16 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Enhanced disclosure in respect of the impending future impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 9, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16.
Change
Separate disclosure of equity accounted investment cash flows on a gross basis.
New
Disclosure of non-adjusting post balance sheet events included in the notes to the accounts.
Change
Presentation of the audit report enhanced by inclusion of a diagram showing the application of materiality.

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.

Electrocomponents plc Monitor

Electrocomponents plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0106
Company covered: 
Electrocomponents plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2017
Report issued on 9 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Geographical breakdown of revenue and non-current assets included within segment information note.
Restatement
Income statement restated to reallocate costs from distribution & marketing expenses to costs of sales.
Pronouncements
Change in presentation in respect of cash pooling arrangements.
Pronouncements
Introduction of disclosure on Alternative Performance Measures.

Carpetright plc Monitor

Carpetright plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0105
Company covered: 
Carpetright plc
Period End: 
29 April, 2017
Report issued on 9 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Multi-column format income statement highlights underlying performance and separately reported items.
Pronouncements
Enhanced disclosure in respect of the future impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 15, IFRS 16 and IFRS 9.
Pronouncements
Introduction of disclosure on Alternate Performance Measures.
Change
New principal risk identified in relation to business continuity planning.