Auditors' reports

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

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.

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.

Superdry Plc Monitor

Superdry Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0205
Company covered: 
Superdry Plc
Period End: 
28 April, 2018
Report issued on 12 February 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
New key audit matter added in the current year.
Change
New Exceptional items identified in the current year.

Kingfisher plc Monitor

Kingfisher plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0122
Company covered: 
Kingfisher plc
Period End: 
31 January, 2018
Report issued on 31 January 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".
Change
Discussion of key audit matters in the audit report refined including concentration on the impairment testing of French operations.
Change
Detailed disclosure in respect of business acquisition made during the year.
Change
Disclosure of post balance sheet restructuring plan.
Change
Recognition of a tangible fixed asset impairment reversal.

DS Smith Plc Monitor

 DS Smith Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0117
Company covered: 
DS Smith Plc
Period End: 
30 April, 2018
Report issued on 29 January 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Detailed disclosure in respect of business acquisitions made during the year.
New
Recognition of biological assets linked to business acquisitions.
Change
Acquisition accounting identified as key audit matter.
Change
Alteration to reporting segments.
Pronouncements
Additional disclosure in respect of the expected impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers, IFRS 16 “leases”, and IFRIC 23 “Uncertainty over income tax treatment”.
Change
Change in allocation of goodwill to cash generating units for impairment test purposes.

Mitchells & Butlers plc Monitor

Mitchells & Butlers plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0120
Company covered: 
Mitchells & Butlers plc
Period End: 
29 September, 2018
Report issued on 15 January 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers", IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Discussion on a new key audit matter added in the auditor’s report.
Pronouncements
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in net debt following adoption of an amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Change
New note added after acquisition of two associates.
Change
Disclosure of main risks linked to defined benefit pension scheme.
Change
Difference in number of reported weeks.

Dechra Pharmaceuticals plc Monitor

Dechra Pharmaceuticals plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0115
Company covered: 
Dechra Pharmaceuticals plc
Period End: 
30 June, 2018
Report issued on 22 January 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
Discussion of key audit matters included in the audit report including identification of a new key audit matter.
Change
Deferred tax changes recognised following changes to US tax legislation.
Change
Change in allocation of goodwill to cash generating units for impairment test purposes.
Change
Disclosure regarding remeasurement of contingent consideration.

J D Wetherspoon plc Monitor

J D Wetherspoon plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0108
Company covered: 
J D Wetherspoon plc
Period End: 
29 July, 2018
Report issued on 14 January 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Deferred tax liability restated following a review of assets that are subject to tax relief.
Change
Restatement of deferred tax identified as a key audit matter.

Close Brothers Group plc Monitor

Close Brothers Group plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0102
Company covered: 
Close Brothers Group plc
Period End: 
31 July, 2018
Report issued on 08 January 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Separate disclosure regarding discontinued operations.
Pronouncements
Enhanced disclosure in respect of the impacts of the future adoption of IFRS 9 "Financial instruments" including quantification.
Change
Discussion of new key audit matter in respect of IFRS 9 disclosures.
Restatement
Changes in income statement format resulting in restatement of comparative figures.