Pdf
Share
capital
£m
Share
premium
account
£m
Capital
redemption
reserve
£m
Retained
earnings
£m
Total
£m
At 1 April 2014499.82.91,033.32,525.94,061.9
Profit after taxation955.5955.5
Total comprehensive income955.5955.5
Dividends (see note 9)(249.4)(249.4)
Equity-settled share-based payments (see note 2)2.92.9
Exercise of share options – purchase of shares(3.5)(3.5)
At 31 March 2015499.82.91,033.33,231.44,767.4
Share
capital
£m
Share
premium
account
£m
Capital
redemption
reserve
£m
Retained
earnings
£m
Total
£m
At 1 April 2013499.82.91,033.32,536.94,072.9
Profit after taxation223.3223.3
Total comprehensive income223.3223.3
Dividends (see note 9)(237.9)(237.9)
Equity-settled share-based payments (see note 2)4.44.4
Exercise of share options – purchase of shares(0.8)(0.8)
At 31 March 2014499.82.91,033.32,525.94,061.9

As permitted by section 408 of the Companies Act 2006, the company has not presented its own income statement. The results of the company for the financial year was a profit after taxation of £955.5 million (2014: £223.3 million) after accounting for a £726.8 million (2014: £nil) reversal of the impairment in the company's investment in United Utilities PLC and dividends received from subsidiary undertakings of £249.4 million (2014: £237.9 million).