Auditors' reports

Randstad N.V. Monitor

Randstad N.V. Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0416
Company covered: 
Randstad N.V.
Period End: 
31 December, 2018
Report issued on 23 April 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Adoption of IFRS 9 “Financial instruments” and IFRS 15 “Revenue from contracts with customers” from 1 January 2018.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the expected impact of IFRS 16 “Leases”.
Change
Additional disclosure in relation to the finalisation of purchase consideration for business combinations.
Change
Disposal of subsidiary and recognition of impairment on goodwill and other intangible assets.
Change
Disclosure in respect of tax transparency, tax strategy and dialogue with tax authorities, and additional disclosure in respect of provision for taxation.
Change
Discussion on a new key audit matter included within the auditor’s report.

McCarthy & Stone Plc Monitor

McCarthy & Stone Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0411
Company covered: 
McCarthy & Stone Plc
Period End: 
31 August, 2018
Report issued on 16 April 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Prior year comparative cash flow statement restated following an enquiry by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
Pronouncements
Added disclosure as to the expected future impact of adopting IFRS 9 Financial Instruments
Pronouncements
Added disclosure as to the expected future impact of adopting IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers"
Change
Extended disclosure in respect of alternative performance measures.
Change
Disclosure of a sensitivity analysis in relation to the assumptions applied when assessing goodwill for impairment.

Siemens AG Monitor

Siemens AG Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0410
Company covered: 
Siemens AG
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 9 April 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure as to the expected future impacts of adopting IFRS 9 Financial instruments and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Pronouncements
Early adoption of IFRS 15 Revenue from contracts with customers.
Change
October 2018 business acquisition disclosed as a post balance sheet event.
Change
Changes in deferred tax disclosure, including identification of the impact of the US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which cut the US income tax rate from 35% to 21%.
Change
Extension of risk disclosures including the identification of ‘Restructuring’ as a new material strategic risk factor.
Change
Presentation of a reconciliation showing movements in liabilities arising from financing activities.

Rank Group Monitor

Rank Group Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0409
Company covered: 
Rank Group
Period End: 
30 June, 2018
Report issued on 09 April 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Detailed business combination disclosures in respect of a subsidiary acquired during the year.
Change
Disclosure of a new share-based payment plan.
Change
Auditors identify “compliance with laws and regulations” as a new key audit matter.

Ferguson Plc Monitor

Ferguson Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0404
Company covered: 
Ferguson Plc
Period End: 
31 July, 2018
Report issued on 2 April 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Disclosure relating to a change in functional currency and presentational currency with restatement of comparative information.
Change
Detailed discussion of a new key audit matter added to the auditor’s report.
Change
Deferred tax changes recognised following changes to US tax legislation.
Change
Disclosure of investments in associates in a separate note with impairment recognized during the year.
Pronouncements
Additional disclosure in respect of the impact of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 “Financial instruments” and IFRS 15 “Revenue from contracts with customers”.

Greencore Group Plc Monitor

Greencore Group Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0405
Company covered: 
Greencore Group Plc
Period End: 
28 September, 2018
Report issued on 2 April 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Disclosure made in respect of discontinued operations with restatement of comparative information.
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in the audit report.
Change
Detailed and additional disclosures relating to accounting estimates and judgement.
Pronouncements
additional information 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
Deferred tax changes recognised following changes to US tax legislation.
Change
Disclosure regarding contingencies related to the Guaranteed Minimum Pension.

OSRAM Licht AG Monitor

OSRAM Licht Annual Report 2019
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/03016
Company covered: 
OSRAM Licht AG
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 26 March 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Business acquired during the year consolidated by virtue of contractual rights.
Pronouncements
Additional disclosure in respect of the impact 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 treatments’.
Change
Disclosure in respect of events after the reporting period.
Change
Disclosure of a proposed change in the segmental reporting structure.
Change
Detailed discussion of two new key audit matters added to the auditor’s report.
Change
Deferred tax changes recognised following changes to US tax legislation.

Infineon Technologies AG Monitor

Infineon Technologies AG Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0320
Company covered: 
Infineon Technologies AG
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 26 March 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Separate disclosure in respect of joint ventures with presentation of summarized financial information.
Change
Disclosure related to changes in entity wide disclosures.
Change
Post balance sheet disclosure of the acquisition made.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure as to the future impacts of new accounting standards IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
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
Discussion of a new key audit matter.

Euromoney Institutional Investor plc Monitor

Euromoney Institutional Investor plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0314
Company covered: 
Euromoney Institutional Investor plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 19 March 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Additional 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
Detailed discussion on the new key audit matter added in the auditor’s report.
Restatement
Change in methodology for allocation of corporate cost along with restatement of comparative figures.
Change
Deferred tax changes recognised following changes to US tax legislation.
Pronouncements
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in liabilities arising from financing activities following adoption of an amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Change
Extended disclosure in respect of contingent liabilities.

Imperial Brands Plc Monitor

Imperial Brands Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0313
Company covered: 
Imperial Brands Plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 19 March 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Additional disclosure in respect of the impact of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers” and IFRIC 23 “Uncertainty over income tax treatments”.
Change
Extended disclosure in relation to key judgement made in respect of consolidation of subsidiary.
Change
Disclosure made in respect of post balance sheet events.
Change
Detailed discussion of two new key audit matters added to the auditor’s report.
Change
Disclosure of a proposed change in the segmental reporting structure
Change
Provisional values finalised in respect of business acquired in previous year and information in respect of acquisition made during the year.