IFRS 3 'Business combinations'

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.

J Sainsbury PLC Monitor

J Sainsbury PLC Annual Report Year
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/1006
Company covered: 
J Sainsbury PLC
Period End: 
31 March, 2018
Report issued on 09 October 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Inclusion of separate sections in the audit report discussing directors and auditors responsibilities and key audit matters.
Change
Net debt analysis extended to include a reconciliation of movements in liabilities arising from financing activities.
Change
Disclosure in respect of significant post balance sheet business combination.
Change
Extended dis-aggregation in respect of the disclosure of finance income and costs.
Restatement
Prior year business combination amounts finalised leads to an increase in goodwill.

Elementis plc Monitor

Elementis plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0910
Company covered: 
Elementis plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 17 September 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included within audit report.
Change
Separate sections outlining director and auditor responsibilities included in auditors' report.
Change
Detailed disclosure in respect of the valuation of intangible assets recognised as part of business combination.
Change
Profit from discontinued operations highlighted separately on the face of the income statement.
Change
Segmental reporting change linked to the agreed sale of operations.
Change
Change in calculation of adjusted operating profit to exclude amortisation of intangible assets arising on acquisition.

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.

Croda International Plc Monitor

Croda International Plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0908
Company covered: 
Croda International Plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 10 September 2018 covered the following practice issues:
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
Detailed disclosure in respect of business combination during the year.
Change
Change in segmental disclosure following reclassification between segments.

Domino's Pizza Group plc Monitor

Domino's Pizza Group plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0819
Company covered: 
Domino's Pizza Group plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 28 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Detailed disclosure in respect of business combinations during the year.
Change
Discussion of key audit matters included within auditors' report.
Change
Financial statements presented for 53 week period.
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure in respect of new accounting standards issued but not yet applicable including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments", IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers" and IFRS 16 "Leases".
Change
Change in segmental disclosure following reclassification between segments.
Change
Disclosure of post balance sheet business acquisition.

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.

Drax Group plc Monitor

Drax Group plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0811
Company covered: 
Drax Group plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 20 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
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 auditor's report.
Change
Disclosure of a qualitative description of the factors that make up business acquisition goodwill.
Change
Expansion of detail in the income statement linked to inclusion of additional line items.
Change
Detailed disclosure of new share-based payment plans.
Change
Enhanced segmental reporting including disclosure of capital expenditure by segment.

Investor AB Monitor

Investor AB Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0814
Company covered: 
Investor AB
Period End: 
31 December, 2017
Report issued on 21 August 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Finalisation of prior year business combination amounts results in a change to goodwill.
Pronouncements
Presentation of a reconciliation of movements in liabilities arising from financing activities in line with IAS 7 "Statement of cash flow"
Pronouncements
Extended disclosure of the future impacts of new standards including IFRS 9 "Financial instruments" and IFRS 15 "Revenues from contracts with customers".
Change
Disclosure of post balance sheet business acquisition including quantification.

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.