Income Statement: Half Year 2021

For half year ended 30 June 2021

? ? Six months ended 30 June 2021 Six months ended 30 June 2020 Year ended 31 December 2020
? ? Results before specific adjusting items Specific adjusting items1 Total Results before specific adjusting items Specific adjusting items1 Total Results before specific adjusting items Specific adjusting items1 Total
? Note £m £m £m £m £m m £m £m £m
Revenue 3 461.2 - 461.2 477.8 - 477.8 910.7 - 910.7
Operating costs before amortisation of intangible assets ? (402.1) 3.7 (398.4) (424.9) (68.9) (493.8) (819.0) (87.4) (906.4)

Profit/(loss) from operations before amortisation of intangible assets

3

59.1 3.7 62.8 52.9

(68.9)

(16.0)

91.7

(87.4)

4.3

Amortisation of intangible assets

?

(2.6) - (2.6) (3.7)

-

(3.7)

(6.1)

-

(6.1)

Operating profit/(loss)

3

56.5 3.7 60.2 49.2

(68.9)

(19.7)

85.6

(87.4)

(1.8)

Finance income ? 0.4 - 0.4 0.5 - 0.5 0.9 - 0.9
Finance expense ? (4.8) - (4.8) (6.4) - (6.4) (12.8) - (12.8)
Net financing costs 5 (4.4) - (4.4) (5.9) - (5.9) (11.9) - (11.9)
Share of profit of associate (net of income tax) ? 0.4 - 0.4 0.1 - 0.1 0.6 - 0.6
Profit/(loss) before taxation ? 52.5 3.7 56.2 43.4 (68.9) (25.5) 74.3 (87.4) (13.1)
Income tax (charge)/credit 6 (14.4) 0.3 (14.1) (11.7) 10.2 (1.5) (20.2) 13.3 (6.9)
Profit/(loss) from continuing operations ? 38.1 4.0 42.1 31.7 (58.7) (27.0) 54.1 (74.1) (20.0)
Profit from discontinued operations 7 - - - - 0.8 0.8 - 2.0 2.0
Profit/(loss) for the period ? 38.1 4.0 42.1 31.7 (57.9) (26.2) 54.1 (72.1) (18.0)

Profit/(loss) for the period attributable to:

Shareholders of the Company

? 33.6 4.0 37.6 29.1 (56.5) (27.4) 48.1 (70.6) (22.5)
Non-controlling interests ? 4.5 - 4.5 2.6 (1.4) 1.2 6.0 (1.5) 4.5
Profit for the period ? 38.1 4.0 42.1 31.7 (57.9) (26.2) 54.1 (72.1) (18.0)

Earnings per share

Continuing and discontinued operations

8 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Basic earnings/(loss) per share ? ? ? 13.2p ? ? (9.6)p ? ? (7.9)p
Diluted earnings/(loss) per share ? ? ? 13.1p ? ? (9.6)p ? ? (7.9)p
Continuing operations ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Basic earnings/(loss) per share ? ? ? 13.2p ? ? (9.9)p ? ? (8.6)p
Diluted earnings/(loss) per share ? ? ? 13.1p ? ? (9.9)p ? ? (8.6)p
Dividends2 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

Interim dividend

- pence

? ? ? 3.20p ? ? - ? ? 2.00p
- £m ? ? ? 9.1 ? ? - ? ? 5.7

Proposed final dividend

- pence

? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 3.50p
- £m ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 10.0
1. Details of specific adjusting items are given in note 4 to the condensed consolidated financial statements.
2. The proposed interim and approved final dividends are based upon the number of shares outstanding at the balance sheet date.