|£m (pro-forma* basis)||2017||2016||Change|
|EBITDA before exceptionals||75.4||69.4||8.6%|
|EBITDA margin %||22.8%||23.6%||-80bps|
|PBT before exceptionals||61.1||53.1||15.1%|
|EPS before exceptionals (pence)||24.5||21.0||16.7%|
|Operating cashflow before exceptionals||90.2||69.8||29.2%|
|Total Dividend (pence)||9.5||5.8||63.8%|
*Pro-forma basis is presented as an additional performance measure and is stated before exceptional items and after adjustments to present finance costs and additional plc costs incurred in 2016 as comparative measures.