CompanyShare
capital
£m
Share
premium
account
£m
Capital
redemption
reserve
£m
Retained
earnings
£m
Total
£m
At 1 April 2013499.82.91,033.32,536.94,072.9
Profit after taxation (see note 23)223.3223.3
Total comprehensive income223.3223.3
Transactions with owners
Dividends (see note 10)(237.9)(237.9)
Equity-settled share-based payments (see note A3)4.44.4
Exercise of share options – purchase of shares(0.8)(0.8)
At 31 March 2014499.82.91,033.32,525.94,061.9
Share
capital
£m
Share
premium
account
£m
Capital
redemption
reserve
£m
Retained
earnings
£m
Total
£m
At 1 April 2012499.82.41,033.32,360.53,896.0
Profit after taxation (see note 23)399.2399.2
Total comprehensive income399.2399.2
Transactions with owners
Dividends (see note 10)(223.5)(223.5)
New share capital issued0.50.5
Equity-settled share-based payments (see note A3)1.71.7
Exercise of share options – purchase of shares(1.0)(1.0)
At 31 March 2013499.82.91,033.32,536.94,072.9