GroupShare
capital
£m
Share
premium
account
£m
Revaluation
reserve
£m
Cumulative
exchange
reserve
£m
Merger
reserve
£m
Retained
earnings
£m
Total
£m
At 1 April 2013499.82.9158.8(4.4)329.7885.11,871.9
Profit after taxation739.4739.4
Other comprehensive income
Remeasurement losses on defined benefit pension schemes (see note 19)(200.8)(200.8)
Taxation on items taken directly to equity (see note 7)40.940.9
Foreign exchange adjustments(1.2)(1.2)
Total comprehensive (expense)/income(1.2)579.5578.3
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 2014499.82.9158.8(5.6)329.71,230.32,215.9
Restated*Share
capital
£m
Share
premium
account
£m
Revaluation
reserve
£m
Cumulative
exchange
reserve
£m
Merger
reserve
£m
Retained
earnings
£m
Total
£m
At 1 April 2012499.82.4158.8(5.0)329.7778.91,764.6
Profit after taxation302.4302.4
Other comprehensive income
Remeasurement gains on defined benefit pension schemes (see note 19)35.035.0
Taxation on items taken directly to equity (see note 7)(8.4)(8.4)
Foreign exchange adjustments0.60.6
Total comprehensive income0.6329.0329.6
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 2013499.82.9158.8(4.4)329.7885.11,871.9

* The comparatives have been restated to reflect the requirements of IAS 19 (Revised) 'Employee Benefits'. See accounting policies for details.