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Halfords Group plc Monitor

Halfords Group plc-Annual report-2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0109
Company covered: 
Halfords Group plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2017
Report issued on 16 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Detailed disclosure of asset fair values recognised on acquisition including separate disclosure of intangible asset values.
Change
Presentation of audit report enhanced by inclusion of overview section and diagrams.
Change
Risk management disclosures enhanced by inclusion of risk matrix diagram and flow chart explaining risk management framework.
Change
Like for like sales identified as a new key performance indicator.
Change
Directors remuneration policy statement extended to explain impact of good leaver conditions on share based payment awards.

Carpetright plc Monitor

Carpetright plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2018/0105
Company covered: 
Carpetright plc
Period End: 
29 April, 2017
Report issued on 9 January 2018 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Multi-column format income statement highlights underlying performance and separately reported items.
Pronouncements
Enhanced disclosure in respect of the future impacts of new accounting standards including IFRS 15, IFRS 16 and IFRS 9.
Pronouncements
Introduction of disclosure on Alternate Performance Measures.
Change
New principal risk identified in relation to business continuity planning.

FirstGroup plc Monitor

FirstGroup plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/1201
Company covered: 
FirstGroup plc
Period End: 
31 March, 2017
Report issued on % December 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Audit report enhanced by inclusion of summary of audit approach section and diagram explaining materiality.
Pronouncements
Disclosure of new standards enhanced to include non-quantified impact analysis in respect of IFRS 9, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16

Booker group plc Monitor

Booker group plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/1106
Company covered: 
Booker group plc
Period End: 
24 March, 2017
Report issued on 14 November 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Improved disclosures on new standards on Revenue from contracts with customers, financial instruments and leases.
Change
Disclosure of risks associated with defined benefit pension schemes.
New
Sensitivity analysis disclosed in respect of property provisions.
Change
Audit report enhanced by inclusion of overview section and diagrams in respect of audit scope and materiality.
Change
Cash flows linked to interest paid re-classified from operating activities to financing activities in the cash flow statement.

Ryanair Ltd Monitor

Ryanair Ltd Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/1103
Company covered: 
Ryanair Ltd
Period End: 
31 March, 2017
Report issued on 07 November 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Additional disclosures on new impending standards on leases and revenue from contracts with customers.
Change
Cash flows linked to interest paid and interest received disclosed separately.
Change
Discussion of new principal risk factor added within the strategic report in relation to "Substantial dependence over discretionary air travel".

NEXT plc Monitor

NEXT plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/1009
Company covered: 
NEXT plc
Period End: 
28 January, 2017
Report issued on 24 October 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Disclosure of future impending impacts of new revenue, financial instruments, and leases standards.
Change
Defined benefit pension disclosures enhanced to include analysis of the expense recognised in other comprehensive income.
Change
Disclosure of defined benefit pension valuation assumptions and related sensitivity analysis extended.
Change
Principal risk disclosures enhanced to consider the possible impacts of Brexit.
Change
Disclosure of proposed changes in directors' remuneration policy.
Change
Enhancement of auditors’ report by inclusion of tabular presentation explaining audit scope.

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.

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.

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Plc

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0901
Company covered: 
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 5 September 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Pronouncements
Change in non audit services policy in line with revised ethical guidance and EU directive.
Change
Disclosure of proposed changes in directors' remuneration policy.
Change
Disclosure of post balance sheet acquisition of a lease.

Pearson plc Annual Report

Pearson plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0814
Company covered: 
Pearson plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 29 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Change in disclosed basis of valuation for Level 3 fair value measurements following disposal.
Pronouncements
Extended non-quantified disclosure of the future impacts of IFRS 15 “Revenue from contract with customers”.
Change
Identification of "major restructuring programme" and "major finance transformation programme" as new areas of audit focus.
Change
Presentation of tabular disclosure showing a maturity analysis of minimum sub-lease payments expected to be received.
Restatement
Segment reporting restated following changes in management responsibilities.