Share
capital
£000
Share
premium
£000
Merger
reserve
£000
Retained
earnings
£000
Total
equity
£000
Balance at 31 March 20155,80920,9781,5215,58633,894
Total comprehensive income for the year:
Profit for the year11,06811,068
Total comprehensive income recognised for the year11,06811,068
Issue of share capital (note 24)28183211
Share based payment transactions (including tax)1,7991,799
Dividends (note 24)(2,440)(2,440)
Total transactions with owners28183(641)(430)
Balance at 31 March 20165,83721,1611,52116,01344,532

for the year ended 31 March 2015

Share
capital
£000
Share
premium
£000
Merger
reserve
£000
Retained
earnings
£000
Total
equity
£000
Balance at 31 March 20145,43518,4881,5215,40430,848
Total comprehensive income for the year:
Profit for the year924924
Total comprehensive income recognised for the year924924
Issue of share capital (note 24)3742,4902,864
Share based payment transactions (including tax)827827
Dividends (note 24)(1,569)(1,569)
Total transactions with owners3742,490(742)2,122
Balance at 31 March 20155,80920,9781,5215,58633,894