Business disposals

Johnson Matthey PLC Monitor

Johnson Matthey PLC Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0914
Company covered: 
Johnson Matthey PLC
Period End: 
31 March, 2018
Report issued on 17 September 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Disclosure of two new share-based payment plans.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in relation to the future impacts of IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in audit report.
Change
Inclusion of separate director and auditor responsibility sections in the audit report.
Pronouncements
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in liabilities arising from financing activities.
Change
Disclosure in respect of US tax changes including reduction of corporate income tax rate from 35% to 21%.

Aviva plc Monitor

Aviva plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0818
Company covered: 
Aviva plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 28 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in auditors' report.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of new standards not yet applicable including information in respect of IFRS 17 "Insurance contracts".
Change
Detailed disclosure in respect of business disposals.
Change
Amounts reclassified in relation to equity and expenses.
Change
Recognition of goodwill impairment.
Change
Alteration of segmental reporting structure to reflect reclassification of Irish business.

Serco Group plc Monitor

Serco Group plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0817
Company covered: 
Serco Group plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 28 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the future impact of new accounting standards including detailed quantification in respect of IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers".
Restatement
Restatement of income statement to reflect changes in cost classifications.
Change
Alteration of segmental disclosures following merger of segments.
Change
Detailed disclosure in respect of step business acquisition.
Change
Disclosure of cash flow impact of business disposals.
Change
Disclosure of post balance sheet non-adjusting events including acquisition of Carillion contracts.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Monitor

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0808
Company covered: 
Royal Dutch Shell PLC
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 14 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the future impacts of IFRS 9 "Leases", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Extended disclosure of key audit matters in the audit report.
Change
Format of strategic report disclosure of key performance indicators altered
Change
Fair value of 50% joint venture stake represents value of consideration paid in business combination.
Restatement
Restatement of segment geographical entity wide disclosures.

IMI plc monitor

IMI plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0806
Company covered: 
IMI plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 14 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Gain recognised linked to pension buy-out.
Change
De-recognition of non-controlling interests in subsidiary and pension partnership.
Change
Disposed business does not meet IFRS 5 definition of discontinued operations.
Change
Disclosure of post balance sheet events including business acquisition and pension scheme wind up.

Hammerson plc Monitor

Hammerson plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0714
Company covered: 
Hammerson plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 17 July 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Enhanced disclosure in respect of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Net exchange gain re-classified to profit and loss account.
Restatement
Restatement of cash flow from operating activities to investing activities.
Change
Enhanced disclosure of accounting policies in relation to disposals and derivatives.
Change
Extended disclosure in respect of pensions scheme including asset and sensitivity analysis information.
Change
Disclosure of key inputs employed in the valuation of Level 3 financial instruments. .

Hiscox Ltd Monitor

Hiscox Ltd Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018\0613
Company covered: 
Hiscox Ltd
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 17 July 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure enhanced in relation to impact of IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 17 "Insurance contracts".
Restatement
Restatement of cash flow amount from operating activities to investing activities.
Restatement
Restatement in presentation of investment results to exclude investment management fees.
Change
Extended disclosure of principal risk factors.
Change
Profit and cash flow information disclosed in respect of operations disposed.
Change
Disclosure of change in reporting currency.

Roche Holding Ltd Monitor

Roche Holding Ltd Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0521
Company covered: 
Roche Holding Ltd
Period End: 
31st December 2017
Report issued on 29 May 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the future impacts of new accounting standards.
Change
Additional information disclosed in respect of provisions.
Change
Disclosure of IFRS 5 information linked to business disposals.
Change
Change in presentation of cash flows from investing activities.
Change
Calculation of goodwill linked to step acquisitions takes into account fair value of previously held interests.
Change
Newly acquired investment in associate accounted for using the equity method.

United Utilities Group PLC Monitor

United Utilities Group PLC Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0316
Company covered: 
United Utilities Group PLC
Period End: 
31 March, 2017
Report issued on 27 March 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure of proposed changes to non-audit services policy.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure on the future impact of IFRS 9 "Financial instruments".
Pronouncements
Disclosure on the future impact of IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers".
Pronouncements
Quantified information as to the future impact of IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Summarised disclosure in respect of proposed changes in directors' remuneration policy.
Change
Disclosure of derivatives included in pension scheme asset categories.

Vodafone Group Plc Monitor

Vodafone Group Plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0315
Company covered: 
Vodafone Group Plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2017
Report issued on 27 March 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Subsidiary classified as a discontinued operation following announcement of a plan to contribute it to a newly formed joint venture.
Change
Change in functional currency from pounds sterling to euro.
Change
Reclassification of goodwill to investment in joint venture.
Change
Gain recognised on disposal of subsidiary to a newly formed joint venture.
Change
Post balance sheet disclosure of the transfer of an associated undertaking.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of non-quantified information as to the future impact of IFRS 16.