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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.

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.

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

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.

Sky plc Monitor

Sky plc Annual Report 2016
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0603
Company covered: 
Sky plc
Period End: 
3 July, 2016
Report issued on 06 June 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
"Brexit" identified within principal risk disclosures.
Change
Disclosure of non-compliance with the UK Corporate Governance Code.
Change
Disclosure of the introduction of clawback provisions in respect of directors remuneration.
Change
Disclosure of discontinued operations extended to include fair value gain on retained interest.
Change
Financial statements presented for 53 week period.
Pronouncements
Discussion of the impacts of new leasing and revenue standards.

RELX Group Monitor

RELX Group Annual Report 2015
CR Monitor Issue: 
2017/0104
Company covered: 
RELX Group
Period End: 
31 December, 2015
Report issued on 9 January 2017 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Full consolidated financial statements are presented instead of combined financial statements.
Change
Earnings per share presented for separate share classes as part of the consolidated income statement.
Change
Reconciliation introduced for the net defined benefit liability from the opening balance to the closing balance.
New
Past service and settlement costs are recognised after transferring the Netherlands defined benefit pension scheme to a defined contribution scheme.
Change
Change in profit base for calculating net cash from operating activities.

Informa PLC Monitor

Informa PLC Annual Report 2015
CR Monitor Issue: 
2016/1208
Company covered: 
Informa PLC
Period End: 
31 December, 2015
Report issued on 19 December 2016 covered the following practice issues:
Restatement
Finalisation of provisional acquisition accounting results in recognition of separate intangible assets.
New
Risk management framework disclosed.
Change
Operating profit/loss before and after share of results of joint venture disclosed separately on the face of the income statement.
Restatement
Cash flow statement restated following the reclassification of borrowing fees paid from operating activities to financing activities.
Change
Additional disclosure of intangible asset useful lives and capitalisation criteria of product development expenditure.
Change
Current tax charge analysed by geographic location.

Pearson plc Monitor

Pearson plc Annual Report 2015
CR Monitor Issue: 
2016/1006
Company covered: 
Pearson plc
Period End: 
31 December, 2015
Report issued on 9 October 2016 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Impairment loss disclosed as a separate line item in the income statement.
Change
Business disposal results in significant profit.
Change
Identification of four new principal risks as a result of robust risk assessment.
New
Restructuring programme identified as post balance sheet event.

Euromoney Institutional Investor plc Monitor

Euromoney Institutional Investor plc Annual Report 2015
CR Monitor Issue: 
2016/0511
Company covered: 
Euromoney Institutional Investor plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2015
Report issued on 31 May 2016 covered the following practice issues:
Change
Judgements relating to an acquisition made in April 2013 revised, on identification of irregularities.
Change
Profit on disposal limited on transfer of available for sale investment to associate.
New
Funds held by related party identified separately on the face of the statement of financial position.
Restatement
Restatement to receivables and deferred subscription revenues.
New
Goodwill impairments treated as exceptional.

Zoopla Property Group Plc Monitor

Zoopla Property Group Plc Annual Report 2015
CR Monitor Issue: 
2016/0409
Company covered: 
Zoopla Property Group Plc
Period End: 
30 September, 2015
Report issued on 15 April 2016 covered the following practice issues:
New
Earn-out payments treated as remuneration expense.
Change
Regulatory risks identified following business combination.
Change
Revenue recognition added to audit risks.