Financial instruments

Renishaw plc Monitor

Renishaw plc Annual report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0209
Company covered: 
Renishaw plc
Period End: 
30 June, 2017
Report issued on 20 February 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Prior year restatement following discovery of accounting error in respect of hedge accounting.
Change
Results of discontinued operations highlighted in a separate line item on the face of the income statement.
Change
Auditors report enhanced by inclusion of overview of audit approach section and audit scope diagrams.
Change
Alternative performance measures note added to the financial statements.

Sports Direct International plc Monitor

Sports Direct International plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0205
Company covered: 
Sports Direct International plc
Period End: 
30 April, 2017
Report issued on 13 February 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Segment reporting structure altered to show international retail business separately.
Change
Aggregate information disclosed in respect of immaterial business combinations.
Change
Profit on disposal of a subsidiary highlighted on the face of the income statement.
Change
Introduction of detailed disclosure in respect of related parties.
Change
Purchase of company strategic stakes disclosed in post balance sheet events note.
Change
Identification of "brexit" as a new principal risk factor.

Genus plc Monitor

Genus plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0202
Company covered: 
Genus plc
Period End: 
30 June, 2017
Report issued on 6 February 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discussion of alternative performance measures added to the financial statements.
Restatement
Change in segment reporting to reflect management structure.
Change
Financial instrument disclosures expanded to include table illustrating the ageing of trade receivables that are past due but not impaired.
Change
Identification of new risk factor in respect of "hiring and retaining talented people".
Change
Identification of new key audit matter related to "Orphan pension scheme liabilities related to the Milk Pension Fund".
Change
Presentation of audit report enhanced by inclusion of diagrams.

Hargreaves Lansdown plc Monitor

Hargreaves Lansdown plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0201
Company covered: 
Hargreaves Lansdown plc
Period End: 
30 June, 2017
Report issued on 6 February 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Change in financial statements format to enhance understanding.
Change
Change in segment reporting in order to present a clear and appropriate view of the business.
Change
Inclusion of table disclosing carrying amount of financial instruments and their classification.
Change
Introduction of disclosure in respect of proposed changes to directors' remuneration policy.

Kingfisher PLC Monitor

Kingfisher PLC Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0114
Company covered: 
Kingfisher PLC
Period End: 
31 January, 2017
Report issued on 30 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure on the impacts of IFRS 15, IFRS 16 and IFRS 9.
Change
Auditors' report enhanced by inclusion of a tabular summary of the audit approach.
Change
Disclosure of non-GAAP measures extended to include underlying as well as adjusted measures.
Change
Reconciliation of movements in provisions shows release of an unused amount following changes to restructuring plans.
New
Fair value gains recycled from other comprehensive income form part of profit on disposal.
Restatement
Analysis of deferred tax assets and liabilities by type restated to reflect more appropriate allocation of balances.

J Sainsbury plc Monitor

J Sainsbury plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0115
Company covered: 
J Sainsbury plc
Period End: 
11 March, 2017
Report issued on 30 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
New
Presentation of a detailed breakdown of provisional business combination fair values.
Pronouncements
Non-quantified disclosure of future impacts on adoption of IFRS 9, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16.
Change
Segment disclosures enhanced by inclusion of cash flow breakdown.
Change
Remuneration report includes disclosure of proposed changes in directors remuneration.
Change
Financial risk management disclosures enhanced by inclusion of analysis of maximum credit risk exposures.

RSA Insurance Group Monitor

RSA Insurance Group Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/1206
Company covered: 
RSA Insurance Group
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 12 December 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Operating activities section of cash flow statement restated following a classification review.
Restatement
Segment reporting restated following introduction of new reporting segment.
Change
Financial instrument disclosures enhanced by introduction of table in respect of netting arrangements.
Change
Disposal of legacy insurance business explained in post balance sheet events note.
Restatement
Restatement of investments considered to be a structured entity following review of the definition.
Change
Capital management disclosures enhanced by inclusion of sensitivity analysis.

Yara International ASA Monitor

Yara International Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/1109
Company covered: 
Yara International ASA
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 21 November 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure on expected impacts of impending new revenue standard.
New
Introduction of disclosure in relation to critical judgements.
New
Introduction of tabular presentation explaining future potential reversals of impairment.
Change
Cash flows linked to divested assets disclosed separately in the cash flow statement.
Change
Inclusion of contingent consideration within financial instruments disclosures.
Pronouncements
Detail explanation of amendments to standards that are not yet effective.

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Monitor

Royal Dutch Shell PLC Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/1107
Company covered: 
Royal Dutch Shell PLC
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 21 November 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Change in segment reporting following an alteration to the business management structure.
Change
Financial instrument risk disclosures extended to include a value at risk analysis in respect of carbon emission rights trading.
Restatement
Restatement of amounts offset in respect of derivative contracts to align with a new netting methodology applied this year.
Change
Auditors include discussion of key audit matters in their report instead of areas of focus.
Divergence
No qualitative disclosure as to what goodwill recognised on a business acquisition represents.
Restatement
Restatement of statement of changes in equity in relation to shares held in trust.

Lloyds Banking Group plc Monitor

Lloyds Banking Group plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/1104
Company covered: 
Lloyds Banking Group plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 14 November 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Detailed disclosure of expected impacts on adoption of new financial instruments standard.
Change
Recognition of gain in other comprehensive income following re-classification of instrument from held-to-maturity to available-for-sale.
Restatement
Restatement of segment reporting information following a change in management structure.
Change
Identification of new areas of audit focus in respect of significant transactions and privileged access to information technology.
Change
Reconciliation of movements disclosed in relation to non-life insurance contracts.