Goodwill

UBM plc Monitor

UBM plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/1012
Company covered: 
UBM plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 16 October 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discussion of a new key audit matter included in audit report.
Change
Separate sections outlining director and auditor responsibilities included in auditors' report.
Restatement
Finalisation of prior year business combination amounts results in prior year adjustments.
Change
Changes recognised in respect of operating segments following disposal.
Change
Deferred tax changes recognised following changes to US tax legislation.
Change
Re-appraisal of brands acquired in the previous year resulting in an increase in the useful economic life.

FirstGroup plc Monitor

First Group plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0905
Company covered: 
FirstGroup plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2018
Report issued on 10 September 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in audit report.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of reconciliation of movements in liabilities arising from financing activities.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Recognition of goodwill impairment based on difficult US trading conditions.
Change
Disclosure of a net asset breakdown in respect of business combination.
Change
Provision for onerous contract recognised in respect of rail franchise.

Tate & Lyle PLC Monitor

Tate & Lyle PLC Annual Report 2017-18
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0903
Company covered: 
Tate & Lyle PLC
Period End: 
31 March, 2018
Report issued on 3 September 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in audit report.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the impacts of new accounting standards: IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 16 "Leases" and IFRIC 23 “Uncertainty over income tax treatments”.
Change
Change in reporting segments reflects economic characteristics and the management structure of the business.
Change
Change in allocation of goodwill to cash generating units for impairment test purposes.
Change
Recognition of exceptional tax credit linked to change in US tax laws.
Change
Disclosure of post balance sheet business acquisition agreement.

Micro Focus International plc Monitor

Micro Focus International plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0204
Company covered: 
Micro Focus International plc
Period End: 
30 April, 2017
Report issued on 13 February 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Amortisation of capitalised research and development costs reclassified to cost of sales to achieve comparability.
Change
Goodwill recognised on business acquisition represents value of the assembled workforce and expected future economic benefits.
Pronouncements
Disclosures on amendments to IFRS 2.
Pronouncements
Qualitative disclosures on the future impacts of new revenue standard.
Change
Risk disclosures enhanced by inclusion of flow chart illustrating the risk management cycle.
Change
Disclosure of principal risk factors extended to identify competition as a new risk factor.

Halma plc Monitor

Halma plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0113
Company covered: 
Halma plc
Period End: 
1 April, 2017
Report issued on 30 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Finalisation of provisional business combinations fair values results in restatement of prior year amounts in respect of one acquisition but adjustments are made in the current year in respect of another.
Change
Detailed description of the factors behind current year acquisition goodwill.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of expected impacts of new standards including IFRS 15, IFRS 9 and IFRS 16.
Change
Non-GAAP disclosures enhanced to include segment organic growth figures at constant currency rates.

BTG plc Monitor

BTG plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0104
Company covered: 
BTG plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2017
Report issued on 9 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
New
Book values, fair value adjustments and fair values disclosed in a tabular format in respect of business acquired.
Pronouncements
Section discussing Alternative Performance Measures introduced to the annual report.
Change
Change in income statement format results in less dis-aggregation.
Change
Enhanced analysis of deferred tax assets.
Change
Change in method for calculating impairment test recoverable amount.
Change
Change in balance sheet format leads to less dis-aggregation.

UBM plc Monitor

UBM plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0902
Company covered: 
UBM plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 5 September 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure of non-quantified impact of amendments to IFRS 2 and new leasing standard IFRS 16.
Change
Disclosure added of reasonably possible changes in assumption that would lead to recoverable amount of goodwill equalling the carrying amount.
Restatement
Restatement of provision in respect of trade receivables without explanation.
New
Subsequent events note added includes disclosure of post balance sheet acquisitions and disposals.
Change
Breakdown of defined benefit pension scheme assets by class in absolute rather than percentage terms.

OMV AG Monitor

OMV AG Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0801
Company covered: 
OMV AG
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 1 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure of key audit matters in the auditors' report as per requirement of new audit standard.
Change
Reallocation of goodwill between cash generating units (CGUs) as a result of changes in managerial structure.
Change
Contribution of acquired business to revenue and profit dislosed.
New
Introduction of table disclosing major class of assets and liabilities of disposal groups.

The Unilever Group Monitor

The Unilever Group Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0608
Company covered: 
The Unilever Group
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 20 June 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Enhanced disclosure in respect of new standards issued but not yet applicable.
Change
Disclosure of “climate change” as a new area of principal risk.
Change
Identification of goodwill and indefinite-life intangibles allocated to new additional significant cash generating unit.
Change
Contingent consideration included in financial instrument fair value hierarchy at level 3.