Group income statement

 Note 2011
£m
2010
£m
Revenue – continuing operations 1 570.7 499.8
Cost of sales and overheads   (485.2) (447.7)
Operating profit prior to exceptional items   85.5 52.1
Amortisation of acquired intangible fixed assets  (0.9) (0.9)
Impairment charge   (4.2)
Operating profit – continuing operations 3 80.4 51.2
Investment revenue 5 0.2 0.3
Finance costs 6 (4.8) (6.3)
Profit before taxation – continuing operations   75.8 45.2
Taxation7 (19.8) (11.7)
Profit for the year – continuing operations   56.0 33.5
Discontinued operations    
Loss for the year – discontinued operations8 (5.8)
Profit for the year   56.0 27.7
Attributable to:
Equity holders of the parent   55.8 27.6
Non-controlling interests  0.2 0.1
   56.0 27.7
Earnings per share 10
   Pence Pence
From continuing operations:
Basic   30.0 18.0
Diluted   29.4 18.0
From continuing and discontinued operations:      
Basic  30.0 14.9
Diluted   29.4 14.9