Business combinations

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.

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.

Renewi Plc Monitor

Renewi Plc Annual Report 2019
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0123
Company covered: 
Renewi Plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2018
Report issued on 31 January 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
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”.
Restatement
Finalisation of provisional fair values in respect of a prior year business acquisition.
Restatement
Restatement of non-controlling interest disclosures.
Change
Changes made to segmental reporting structure following integration of acquired entity.
Change
Exceptional tax credit recognised following change in Belgian tax rate.
Change
Change in allocation of goodwill to cash generating units for impairment test purposes.

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.

Smiths Group plc Monitor

Smiths Group plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0113
Company covered: 
Smiths Group plc
Period End: 
31 July, 2018
Report issued on 22 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
Change in deferred tax recognised linked to a reduction in US tax rate and disclosure of a European Commission Investigation.
Restatement
Prior year business combination amounts finalised leading to an increase in goodwill.

Kier group plc Monitor

Kier group plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/1206
Company covered: 
Kier group plc
Period End: 
30 June, 2018
Report issued on 11 December 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Detailed disclosure in respect of business acquisitions made during the year.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the impact of the new accounting standards including IFRS 9 “Financial instruments”, IFRS 15 “Revenue from contracts with customers” and IFRS 16 "leases".
Restatement
Restatement of prior year cash flow and income statement to correct prior year error.
Change
Discussion of new key audit matter included in the audit report.
Change
Reclassification of amounts in respect of cash flow hedging instruments.
Change
Extended disclosure of principal risks including identification of new risk factors.

RPC Group plc Monitor

RPC Group plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/1207
Company covered: 
RPC Group plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2018
Report issued on 11 December 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the impacts of new accounting standards including, IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Restatement
Prior year business combination amounts finalised leading to an increase in goodwill.
Change
Disclosure in respect of events after the reporting period.
Change
Change in deferred tax recognised linked to reduction in US tax rate.
Change
Added disclosure in respect of alternative performance measures.
Change
Change in presentation of income statement due to added disclosure on profit attributable to non-controlling interest.

Convatec Group plc Monitor

Convatec Group plc  Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/1115
Company covered: 
Convatec Group plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 20 November 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 16 "Leases", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers", and IFRS 9 "Financial instruments".
Pronouncements
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in liabilities arising from financing activities following adoption of amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Change
Disclosure of reduction in corporate income tax rate.
Change
Disclosure of main risks linked to defined benefit pension scheme.
Change
Detailed disclosure in respect of business acquisitions made during the year.
Restatement
Restatement of comparative figures in relation to compensation paid to key management personnel.

Melrose Industries PLC

Melrose Industries PLC Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/1109
Company covered: 
Melrose Industries PLC
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 13 November 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Provisional values finalised in respect of prior year business acquisition.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of the impacts of IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Reduction in corporate income tax rate results in reassessment of Deferred tax balance.
Change
Separate sections included in audit report discussing director and auditor responsibilities.
Change
Disclosure of post balance sheet events added in the current year.