Taxation

Siemens AG Monitor

Siemens AG Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0410
Company covered: 
Siemens AG
Period End: 
30 September, 2018
Report issued on 9 April 2019 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure as to the expected future impacts of adopting IFRS 9 Financial instruments and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Pronouncements
Early adoption of IFRS 15 Revenue from contracts with customers.
Change
October 2018 business acquisition disclosed as a post balance sheet event.
Change
Changes in deferred tax disclosure, including identification of the impact of the US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which cut the US income tax rate from 35% to 21%.
Change
Extension of risk disclosures including the identification of ‘Restructuring’ as a new material strategic risk factor.
Change
Presentation of a reconciliation showing movements in liabilities arising from financing activities.

PZ Cussons Plc Monitor

PZ Cussons Plc Annual Report 2018
CR Monitor Issue: 
2019/0210
Company covered: 
PZ Cussons Plc
Period End: 
31 May, 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
Extended disclosure of critical accounting judgements and estimates in relation to a change in exchange rate used for translation.
Restatement
De-recognition of a retirement benefit surplus following a change in respect of whether a unconditional right to refund exists.
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in the audit report.
Change
Adiitional disclosure in relation to provision for potential tax liability.
Change
Sensitivity analysis presented in respect of goodwill impairment tests.

Glencore plc Monitor

Glencore plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/1107
Company covered: 
Glencore plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 13 November 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure added in respect of impacts of IFRS 9 "Financial instruments" and IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers".
Change
Presentation of a detailed reconciliation of movements in borrowings following adoption of amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows".
Change
Disclosure added in respect of the sale of a business in accordance with IFRS 5 "Non-current assets held for sale and discontinued operations".
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in audit report.
Change
Deferred tax balance impacted due to reduction in tax rates.
Change
Extended disclosure of principal risks including identification of Cyber Crime as a new risk factor.

Unite Group plc Monitor

Unite Group plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/1110
Company covered: 
Unite Group plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 13 November 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Disclosure in respect of Real Estate Investment Trust status.
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included in audit report including identification of Real Estate Investment Trust status as a key audit matter.
Change
Separate sections outlining director and auditor responsibilities included in auditors' report.
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
Presentation changes within the note on investments in joint ventures.

Sandvik Monitor

Sandvik Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/1015
Company covered: 
Sandvik
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 16 October 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure made in respect of the expected impacts of IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenue from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in liabilities arising from financing activities.
Change
Deferred tax impacted due to reduction in US corporate income tax rate.
Change
Additional disclosure in respect of sustainability risks.

UK Commercial Property Trust Limited

UK commercial Property Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0916
Company covered: 
UK commercial Property
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 24 September 2018 covered the following practice issues:
New
Sustainability reporting section added to annual report.
Change
Separate sections included in audit report discussing responsibilities of directors and auditors.
Change
Disclosure of plan to adopt Real Estate Investment Trust status to mitigate announced tax changes.
Change
Risk disclosures extended to include disclosure of risks linked to the investment manager.

Cobham plc Monitor

Cobham plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0609
Company covered: 
Cobham plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 12 June 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Change in policy in respect of income tax interest and penalties linked to IFRS Interpretations Committee agenda decision.
Pronouncements
Adoption of amendment to IAS 7 "Statement of cash flows" results in additional disclosure in respect of changes in liabilities arising from financing activities.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of the impacts of new accounting standards.
Restatement
Restatement of basic and diluted EPS linked to rights issue.
Restatement
Restatement of segment disclosures following allocation of profits and net assets.

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.

Daejan Holdings PLC Monitor

Daejan Holdings PLC Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0102
Company covered: 
Daejan Holdings PLC
Period End: 
31 March, 2017
Report issued on 2 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Disclosure of taxation significant judgement and estimate enhanced by inclusion of quantification.
Change
Audit report enhanced by inclusion of overview section and diagrams.
Restatement
Cash payments to non-controlling interests reclassified from operating section to financing section of the cash flow statement.

Prudential plc Monitor

Prudential plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0912
Company covered: 
Prudential plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 26 September 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Narrative disclosure of impacts of new standards not yet adopted includes IFRS 16 "Leases" and amendments to IFRS 4 "Insurance contracts" and IAS 12 "Income taxes"
Change
Format of statement of financial position altered by exclusion of sub-totals and headings.
Change
Disclosure of critical accounting policies, estimates and judgements enhanced by use of a tabular format.
Change
Provision recognised in respect of sale of annuities following agreement with Financial Conduct Authority.
Change
Disclosure of relationship between tax expense and accounting profit enhanced by inclusion of additional narrative explanation in addition to the presentation of a reconciliation.
Change
Accruals and deferred income included in financial liability contractual maturity analysis.