Year ended
31 Dec 2015
NoteHalf year to
30 June 2016
Half year to
30 June 2015
111.3Net cash from operating activities752.851.0
Investing activities
(61.1)Purchases of property, plant and equipment(28.5)(27.7)
5.4Proceeds on disposal of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets0.70.8
(5.6)Purchases of intangible fixed assets(3.2)(2.3)
(0.2)Purchase of sundry investments(0.2)
1.6Disposal of subsidiary undertakings
(59.9)Net cash used in investing activities(31.0)(29.4)
Financing activities
0.1Interest received0.10.1
(2.7)Interest paid(1.0)(1.3)
(66.0)Dividends paid(38.6)(56.9)
(0.2)Payments of obligations under finance leases(0.1)
0.5New bank loans raised7.312.7
(6.7)Own shares purchased / settlement of share options(6.7)
(75.0)Net cash used in financing activities(32.3)(52.1)
(23.6)Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents(10.5)(30.5)
36.0Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period12.436.0
Effect of foreign exchange rate changes0.1(0.2)
12.4Cash and cash equivalents at end of period72.05.3