2015
£000
2014
£000
At start of year182,218142,650
Profit for the financial year42,51450,320
Effective portion of changes in fair value of cash flow hedges(137)(273)
Cash flow hedges recycled to profit and loss account178141
Losses arising in the period on available for sale financial assets(37)
Share-based payments charge1,7671,616
Dividends paid(13,857)(12,579)
New shares issued375949
Own shares purchased(606)
At end of year213,021182,218