Revenue £2.2bn (UP 6%)
Adjusted Group operating profit* (UP 15%)
Adjusted Group operating profit margin* increased by 40 basis points
Adjusted Group profit before taxation*
Adjusted basic earnings per share* [UP 19%]
Return on capital employed 12.2% (increased by 110 basis points)
Cash generation from operations year-end gearing of 12%
Dividend [UP 16%]
 2015
£’m
2014
£’m
% change
Revenue 2,212 2,082 +6%
Adjusted*
Operating profit 126.8 110.1 +15%
Operating profit before property tax 120.1 107.9 +11%
Profit before tax 118.9 101.2 +17%
Profit after tax 95.1 80.0 +19%
Adjusted earnings per share – basic 41.0p 34.4p +19%
Statutory
Operating profit 128.2 110.1 +16%
Profit before tax 120.3 101.2 +19%
Profit after tax 96.5 80.0 +21%
Earnings per share – basic 41.6p 34.4p +21%
Dividend 12.50p 10.75p +16%
Net debt 113.6 75.3 +51%
Total equity 989.0 906.3 +9%
Adjusted operating margin 5.7% 5.3% +40 bp
Return on capital employed 12.2% 11.1% +1.1% pts

* Before defined benefit pension scheme past service credit of £2.95 million and an asset impairment charge of £1.52 million in the Belgium business in 2015. There were no non-recurring items in 2014.