5000 Consumer Services

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.

JD Sports Fashion Plc Monitor

JD Sports Fashion Plc Annual Report 2017
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0807
Company covered: 
JD Sports Fashion Plc
Period End: 
28 January, 2017
Report issued on 15 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Book values and provisional fair values disclosed in respect of businesses acquired.
Change
Restatement of earnings per share following share split.
Change
Brexit and cyber security identified as areas of principal risk
Change
Recognition of accelerated depreciation following a review of the useful life of assets.
Change
Introduction of glossary including discussion of alternative performance measures

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC Monitor

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0806
Company covered: 
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Period End: 
30 September, 2016
Report issued on 08 August 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Segment reporting restated following implementation of new business strategy.
Change
Mutli-employer pension scheme accounted for as a defined benefit scheme for the first time.
Change
Auditors report extended by inclusion of disclosure of new areas of audit focus.
Change
Method of valuation disclosed in relation to business held for sale.
Change
Extended analysis of deferred income

William Hill PLC Monitor

William Hill PLC Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0705
Company covered: 
William Hill PLC
Period End: 
27 December, 2016
Report issued on 11 July 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Income statement format altered to highlight adjustments to statutory results other than exceptional items.
Change
Newly recognised financial instruments categorised in line with IAS 39.
Change
Detailed breakdown of fair value of assets and liabilities in respect of a 100% business acquisition.
Change
Identification of "transformation programme" as a new principal risk factor.
Restatement
Segment reporting restated following merger of "Telephone" and "Online" segments.

WPP plc Monitor

WPP plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0703
Company covered: 
WPP plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2016
Report issued on 4 July 2017 covered the following practice issues:
New
Audit report enhanced by inclusion of summary of audit approach.
Change
Disclosure of proposed changes in directors' remuneration policy.
Pronouncements
Description of transitional methods regarding new revenue standard.
Pronouncements
Un-quantified disclosure about the impact of impending new leasing standard.

Compass Group PLC Monitor

Compass Group PLC Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0701
Company covered: 
Compass Group PLC
Period End: 
30 September, 2016
Report issued on 4 July 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Discussion of corporate social responsibility framed in terms of UN set sustainable development goals.
Change
Disclosures added on evaluation of board performance by external independent party.
Change
Directors remuneration report enhanced by inclusion of remuneration summary.
Change
Greater clarity given in respect of description of provision class.
Restatement
Reporting segments restated following a change in management structure.

Ocado Group plc Monitor

Ocado Group plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0612
Company covered: 
Ocado Group plc
Period End: 
27 November, 2016
Report issued on 27 June 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Restatement of statement of other comprehensive income brings presentation into line with IFRS.
New
Disclosure of the external-audit tender process.
Change
Tabular disclosure of principal risks extended to identify Brexit as a new principal risk factor.
Change
Disclosure of proposed changes in remuneration policy and the rationale behind the changes.