Highlights of the year

Group revenue* (£m)


Underlying operating profit* (£m)


Operating profit* (£m)


Underlying earnings per share* (pence)


Earnings per share* (pence)


Dividends per share (pence)


* All figures are for continuing operations and restated for revised pensions accounting rules (IAS 19R) where relevant. Underlying measures are stated before exceptional items and they are defined, explained and reconciled to the equivalent statutory measures in the Financial Review on pages 21 to 23.of the Annual Report and Accounts 2017.