Share
capital
£000
Share
premium
£000
Other
reserves
£000
Retained
earnings
£000
Total
equity
£000
At 1 April 20197,60087,2542,98930,195128,038
Changes in accounting policy44
Restated total equity at 1 April 20197,60087,2542,98930,199128,042
Total comprehensive income for the year12,40012,400
Ordinary shares issued*483886
Equity settled share-based payments(571)259(312)
Dividends paid(8,851)(8,851)
At 31 March 20207,64887,2922,41834,007131,365

* The issue of shares represents the shares allotted to satisfy the 2016 Performance Share Plan award which vested in June 2019 and the 2017 and 2018 Sharesave schemes.

Share
capital
£000
Share
premium
£000
Other
reserves
£000
Retained
earnings
£000
Total
equity
£000
At 1 April 20187,49285,7024,60421,357119,155
Total comprehensive income for the year20,64220,642
Ordinary shares issued*1081,5521,660
Equity settled share-based payments(1,615)1,549(66)
Dividends paid(13,353)(13,353)
At 31 March 20197,60087,2542,98930,195128,038

* The issue of shares represents the shares allotted to satisfy the 2015 Performance Share Plan award which vested in June 2018 and the 2015 Sharesave scheme.