NoteBefore
Other
items*
2016
£m
Other
items*
2016
£m
Total
2016
£m
Before
Other
items*
2015
£m
Other
items*
2015
£m
Total
2015
£m
Revenue12,739.8105.42,845.22,463.1103.32,566.4
Cost of sales2(2,009.0)(84.6)(2,093.6)(1,798.3)(79.7)(1,878.0)
Gross profit730.820.8751.6664.823.6688.4
Other operating expenses2(639.5)(203.1)(842.6)(564.9)(57.6)(622.5)
Operating (loss)/profit91.3(182.3)(91.0)99.9(34.0)65.9
Finance income31.20.51.71.01.0
Finance costs3(15.0)(2.0)(17.0)(12.3)(3.3)(15.6)
(Loss)/profit before tax477.5(183.8)(106.3)88.6(37.3)51.3
Income tax expense6(19.5)7.2(12.3)(21.4)6.4(15.0)
(Loss)/profit after tax58.0(176.6)(118.6)67.2(30.9)36.3
Attributable to:
Equity holders of the Company57.5(176.6)(119.1)66.9(30.9)36.0
Non-controlling interests0.50.50.30.3
 
Earnings per share
Basic and diluted (loss)/earnings per share89.7p(29.8)p(20.1)p11.3p(5.2)p6.1p

* Other items relate to the amortisation of acquired intangibles, goodwill and intangible impairment charges, profits and losses on agreed sale or closure of non-core businesses and associated impairment charges, net operating losses attributable to businesses identified as non-core in 2016, net restructuring costs, acquisition expenses and contingent consideration, the defined benefit pension scheme curtailment loss, other one-off items, unwinding of provision discounting, fair value gains and losses on derivative financial instruments, one-off recognition of deferred tax assets, the taxation effect of Other items and the effect of changes in taxation rates. Other items have been disclosed separately in order to give an indication of the underlying earnings of the Group. Further details can be found in Note 2 and within the Statement of Significant Accounting Policies.

The accompanying Statement of Significant Accounting Policies and Notes to the Accounts are an integral part of this Consolidated Income Statement.