Consolidated Income Statement For the year ended 30 April 2016

Notes2016
Before special
items
£000
2016
Special items
(notes 6, 29)
£000
2016
Total
£000
2015
Before special
items
£000
2015
Special items
(notes 6, 29)
£000
2015
Total
£000
Revenue2276,910276,910184,825184,825
Operating expenses3(239,935)(21,018)(260,953)(159,770)(16,891)(176,661)
Operating profit36,975(21,018)15,95725,055(16,891)8,164
Finance income71111132132
Finance costs8(3,328)(3,328)(2,072)(288)(2,360)
Other finance costs9(1,399)(1,399)(424)(424)
Profit before tax32,259(21,018)11,24122,691(17,179)5,512
Taxation10(4,181)8,9084,727(3,269)4,019750
Profit for the financial year from continuing operations28,078(12,110)15,96819,422(13,160)6,262
Loss for the financial year from discontinued operations29(999)(999)(1,314)(1,314)
Profit for the financial year28,078(13,109)14,96919,422(14,474)4,948
 
Earnings per share, attributable to the owners of the parent
From continuing operations:
Basic earnings per ordinary share1132.7p15.4p
Diluted earnings per ordinary share1132.3p15.1p
 
From continuing and discontinued operations:
Basic earnings per ordinary share1130.7p12.2p
Diluted earnings per ordinary share1130.3p12.0p
 
Non-GAAP measures:
From continuing operations:£000£000
Profit before tax before special items32,25922,691
Profit after tax before special items1128,07819,422
Adjusted basic earnings per ordinary share1157.6p47.8p
Adjusted diluted earnings per ordinary share1156.8p46.9p