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Note2015
£m
Restated*
2014
£m
Continuing operations
Revenue11,720.21,688.8
Employee benefits expense:
excluding restructuring costs2(134.1)(129.3)
restructuring costs2(11.0)(4.4)
Total employee benefits expense2(145.1)(133.7)
Other operating costs3(424.3)(425.6)
Other income33.32.7
Depreciation and amortisation expense3(352.6)(336.9)
Infrastructure renewals expenditure(148.2)(165.1)
Total operating expenses(1,066.9)(1,058.6)
Operating profit653.3630.2
Investment income41.06.8
Finance expense5(317.8)(98.7)
Investment income and finance expense(316.8)(91.9)
Share of profits of joint ventures5.15.0
Profit before taxation341.6543.3
Current taxation (charge)/credit6(47.1)65.7
Deferred taxation charge6(23.3)(27.2)
Deferred taxation credit – change in taxation rate6156.8
Taxation6(70.4)195.3
Profit after taxation from continuing operations271.2738.6
 
Discontinued operations
Profit after taxation from discontinued operations70.8
 
Profit after taxation271.2739.4
 
Earnings per share
from continuing and discontinued operations
Basic839.8p108.4p
Diluted839.7p108.2p
Earnings per share
from continuing operations
Basic839.8p108.3p
Diluted839.7p108.1p
 
Dividend per ordinary share937.70p36.04p

* The comparatives have been restated to reflect the requirements of IFRS 11 'Joint Arrangements'. See accounting policies for details.