Joint ventures

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.

SSE plc Monitor

SSE plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0313
Company covered: 
SSE plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2017
Report issued on 20 March 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Equity accounting applied in respect of joint venture investment following loss of control.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of impacts of future adoption of IFRS 9 "Financial instruments".
Pronouncements
Disclosure of expected future impacts of IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" on revenue streams.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of expected impacts in respect of future adoption of IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Principal risk disclosures enhanced by inclusion of risk heat map.
Change
Alternative performance measures section included in annual report.

Antofagasta plc Monitor

Antofagasta plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/1108
Company covered: 
Antofagasta plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 21 November 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Exceptional items including impairments highlighted separately on the face of the income statement by way of a multi-column format.
Change
Results of subsidiary disposed disclosed separately as a discontinued operation.
Change
Disclosure of negative investment in joint venture.
Change
Presentation of deferred tax assets by reporting segment.
Change
Tabular disclosure of principal risks includes new risk factor in respect of "Corruption activities".
Pronouncements
Quantified disclosure of the expected impact of new leasing standard.

SEGRO plc Monitor

SEGRO plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0906
Company covered: 
SEGRO plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 08 September 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Graph added to directors remuneration report showing potential remuneration under multiple performance scenarios.
Change
Share premium recognised in relation to shares issued under equity placing.
Pronouncements
Introduction of detailed discussion of future impacts of new standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases" plus amendments to IAS 12 "Income taxes".
New
Table showing non-executive directors shareholding introduced to directors remuneration report.
Change
Risk disclosures enhanced by introduction of a risk heat map diagram.
Change
Summarised income statement and balance sheet information disclosed for newly formed joint venture.

Tesco PLC Monitor

Tesco PLC Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0904
Company covered: 
Tesco PLC
Period End: 
25 February, 2017
Report issued on 08 September 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Auditors identify "Tesco Bank payment fraud" as a risk of material misstatement.
Change
Balance sheet format altered to correctly present assets and liabilities as either current or non-current.
Change
Impairment recognised as adjusting post balance sheet event as part of discontinued operations.
New
Discussion of critical judgements introduced.
Restatement
Restatement of carrying amount of non-current liabilities within material joint venture to reflect credit risk valuation adjustments.

Grainger plc Monitor

Grainger plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0809
Company covered: 
Grainger plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2016
Report issued on 15 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Businesses disposed of reflected as discontinued operations
Change
Movements in investment in joint venture no longer disclosed separately for net assets and loans.
Divergence
No presentation of reconciliations of movements in property, plant & equipment, intangible assets and provisions.
Change
Disclosure of significant accounting policies in each individual relevant note.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of change in non-audit services policy in line with FRC guidance
Change
Directors’ remuneration policy revised to align with strategic goals.

Thomas Cook Group plc Monitor

Thomas Cook Group plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0607
Company covered: 
Thomas Cook Group plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2016
Report issued on 20 June 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure of changes to non-audit services policy as a result of new regulation.
Change
'Failure to develop diverse portfolio' and 'Brexit' identified as new principal risks.
Change
Detailed discussion of non-IFRS alternative performance measures added.
Pronouncements
Improved disclosures regarding new standards including IFRS 9 and IFRS 16.
Change
Additional disclosures added in respect of minority interest put and call option including misleading reference to a joint venture.
Change
Changes in directors remuneration policy disclosed in tandem with improved explanation of links to strategy.

Stagecoach Group plc Monitor

Stagecoach Group plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0411
Company covered: 
Stagecoach Group plc
Period End: 
30 April, 2016
Report issued on 25 April 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Joint venture impaired in full.
Change
Early redemption premium reflected as exceptional finance cost.
Change
Impairment of interest in joint venture, onerous contract review and exceptional items identified as areas of audit focus.
Restatement
New reporting segment identified in line with IFRS 8 quantitative thresholds.
Pronouncements
Change in Companies Act 2006 requirements results in disclosure of full list of subsidiaries.
Change
Table showing movement in franchise adjustment introduced to pensions note.

SuperGroup Plc Monitor

SuperGroup Plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0409
Company covered: 
SuperGroup Plc
Period End: 
30 April, 2016
Report issued on 18 April 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Cash flow statement restated bringing presentation into line with stated policy.
Restatement
Segment information restated following allocation of central costs.
Change
Financial statements presented for an extended 53 week accounting period.
Change
Introduction of a reconciliation table showing movements in deferred tax balances.
Change
Disclosure of joint ventures introduced.

Hammerson plc Monitor

Hammerson plc Annual Report 2015
CR Monitor Issue: 
2016/1209
Company covered: 
Hammerson plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2015
Report issued on 19 December 2016 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Restricted monetary assets are shown separately from trade receivables.
New
Introduced chart showing potential impact and probability assessment of principal risks.
New
Acquisition accounting of joint venture identified as risk of material misstatement.
New
Maturity analysis for derivative and non-derivative financial liability disclosed separately.
New
Sensitivity of unobservable inputs used in fair value measurement is provided.
Change
Statement of other comprehensive income clearly split between items that can and cannot be reclassified to profit or loss.