Accounting policies

WH Smiths Plc Monitor

WH Smiths Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0206
Company covered: 
WH Smiths Plc
Period End: 
31 August, 2018
Report issued on 19 February 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Additional disclosure in respect of the expected impact of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 “Financial instruments”, IFRS 15 “Revenue from contracts with customers” and IFRS 16 “leases”.
Change
Exceptional non-underlying items including restructuring costs highlighted on the face of the income statement.
Change
Non-underlying items identified as a new key audit matter.
Change
Disclosure in respect of business acquisition made during the year.
Change
Disclosure made in respect of post balance sheet share buyback

Marston's plc Monitor

Marston's plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0207
Company covered: 
Marston's plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 19 February 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the expected future impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers", and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Restatement
Change in segmental reporting structure with restatement of comparative information.
Change
Recognition of significant impairment.
Change
Reclassification of certain properties from Level 2 to Level 3 of fair value hierarchy.
Pronouncements
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in net debt following adoption of an amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Change
Extended disclosure of principal risks including identification of new risk factors.

Severn Trent Plc Monitor

Severn Trent Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0209
Company covered: 
Severn Trent Plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2018
Report issued on 19 February 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
New disclosure in respect of the impact of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers” and IFRS 16 “leases”.
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in the audit report.
Restatement
Disclosure made in respect of discontinued operations with restatement of comparative information.
Change
Finalisation of provisional fair values in respect of a prior year business acquisition.
Change
Disclosure made in respect of post balance sheet event.

Brewin Dolphin Holdings plc Monitor

Brewin Dolphin Holdings plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0208
Company covered: 
Brewin Dolphin Holdings plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 19 February 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the expected future impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers", and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Restatement
Separate presentation of current and non-current liabilities within statement of financial position.
Change
Extension of principal risk disclosures following the presentation of risk heat map.

PZ Cussons Plc Monitor

PZ Cussons Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0210
Company covered: 
PZ Cussons Plc
Period End: 
31 May, 2018
Report issued on 19 February 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
New disclosure in respect of the impact of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers” and IFRS 16 “leases”.
Change
Extended disclosure of critical accounting judgements and estimates in relation to a change in exchange rate used for translation.
Restatement
De-recognition of a retirement benefit surplus following a change in respect of whether a unconditional right to refund exists.
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in the audit report.
Change
Adiitional disclosure in relation to provision for potential tax liability.
Change
Sensitivity analysis presented in respect of goodwill impairment tests.

Softcat plc Monitor

Softcat plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0201
Company covered: 
Softcat plc
Period End: 
31 July, 2018
Report issued on 12 February 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the expected impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers", and IFRS 9 "Financial instruments".
Change
Reclassification of amount from ‘reserve for own shares’ to ‘retained earnings’ within statement of changes in equity.
Change
Added disclosure in respect of alternative performance measures following a review by the FRC.
Change
Extended disclosure of principal risks including identification of Brexit and other Macro Economic risk factors as a new principal risk.

Grainger Plc Monitor

Grainger Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0202
Company covered: 
Grainger Plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 12 February 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
New disclosure in respect of the impact of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers” and IFRS 16 “leases”.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of expected impacts of amendment to IAS 40 "Investment property".
Change
Disclosure of information in regards to the disposal of a joint venture.
Change
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in liabilities arising from financing activities following the adoption of an amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Change
Disclosure in respect of events after the reporting period.

Volkswagen AG Interims Monitor

Interim Financial Report
CR Interim Monitor Issue: 
2019/0127
Period End: 
30 June 2018
Listing Status: 
Europe 350
ICB Industry Classification: 
3353 Automobiles
Auditor: 
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Pronouncements
Impact disclosed in respect of adoption of IFRS 9.
Pronouncements
Adoption made in respect of IFRS 15.

Halma plc Monitor

Halma plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0124
Company covered: 
Halma plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2018
Report issued on 12 February 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure in respect of the expected impact of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers” and IFRS 16 “Leases”.
Change
Deferred tax changes recognised following changes to US tax legislation.
Pronouncements
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in liabilities following adoption of an amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Change
Extended disclosure in respect of contingent liabilities.

LondonMetric Property Plc Monitor

Londonmetric Property Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0124
Company covered: 
LondonMetric Property Plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2018
Report issued on 31 January 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Change in segmental reporting structure with restatement of comparative information.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of the expected future impact of new standards issued or amended but not yet adopted including IFRS 9 “Financial Instruments”, IFRS 15 “Revenue from Contracts with Customers”, and IFRS 16 “Leases”.
Change
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in liabilities arising from financing activities following adoption of an amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows" and change in classification of arrangement fees.
Change
Reclassification of financial arrangement fees and break costs in the cash flow statement.