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Key Financial Highlights

 

Year ended 31 December.

 

Profit and loss 20152016 2017
Operating revenue £m 17.00 29.73 43.57
Administrative expenses £m (10.88) (22.40) (32.33)
Net finance costs £m (0.12) (0.27) (0.50)
Adjusted operating profit* £m 6.00 5.06 10.74
Profit before tax £m 4.08 4.49 5.86
Tax £m (0.98) (0.66) (0.63)
Profit after tax £m 3.10 3.83 5.23

 

Other data 2015 2016 2017
Total dividends paid per share pence 3.25 4.00 6.25
Diluted earnings per share pence 6.96 7.02 9.26
Adjusted diluted earnings per share** pence 10.99 10.37 15.38
Number of employees (avg.) No. 235 458 578
Number of SIPPs administered No. 39,236 72,983 76,474
Assets under administration £bn 9.0

20.4 24.7

*Adjusted operating profit is profit before tax, amortisation and non-recurring costs

**Diluted earnings per share on adjusted operating profit, less an effective tax rate