Share
capital
£000
Share
premium
£000
Employee Benefit
Trust
£000
Special
reserve
£000
Retained earnings
£000
Total
£000
Non-
controlling interests
£000
Total
equity
£000
At 30 June 201520,28134,033(382)6,0599,02769,01869,018
Share-based payments665665665
Dividend payment(2,832)(2,832)(2,832)
Purchase of own shares for deferred bonus plan(331)(331)(331)
Transactions with owners(331)(2,167)(2,498)(2,498)
Total comprehensive income for the year(2,930)(2,930)(2,930)
Total changes in equity(331)(5,097)(5,428)(5,428)
At 30 June 201620,28134,033(713)6,0593,93063,59063,590
Share-based payments464464464
Dividend payment(2,850)(2,850)(2,850)
Issue of ordinary shares85303388388
Purchase of own shares for deferred bonus plan(365)(365)(365)
Transactions with owners85303(365)(2,386)(2,363)(2,363)
Total comprehensive income for the year2,9322,9322,932
Total changes in equity85303(365)546569569
At 30 June 201720,36634,336(1,078)6,0594,47664,15964,159

During the year the Company paid dividends of 1.4p per share (2016: 1.1p). Further information can be found in note 11.

A resolution was passed at the AGM in November 2011 for the capitalisation of the Parent Company's reserves to allow for the possibility of distributions in the future and this was put in the Special Reserve, which is a distributable reserve. A copy of this resolution is available from Companies House.

The accompanying accounting policies and notes form part of these financial statements.