NoteShare
capital
£000
Share
premium
£000
Other
reserves
£000
Retained
earnings
£000
Total
equity
£000
At 1 April 20197,60087,2543,81976,334175,007
Changes in accounting policy(895)(895)
Restated total equity at 1 April 20197,60087,2543,81975,439174,112
Total comprehensive income for the year(1,847)20,48618,639
Ordinary shares issued*483886
Equity settled share-based payments23(570)259(311)
Dividends paid(8,851)(8,851)
At 31 March 20207,64887,2921,40287,333183,675

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

NoteShare
capital
£000
Share
premium
£000
Other
reserves
£000
Retained
earnings
£000
Total
equity
£000
At 1 April 20187,49285,7024,74971,054168,997
Total comprehensive income for the year68517,08417,769
Ordinary shares issued*1081,5521,660
Equity settled share-based payments23(1,615)1,549(66)
Dividends paid(13,353)(13,353)
At 31 March 20197,60087,2543,81976,334175,007

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