Financial year ended 31 January 2017
Interim dividend Date
Ex-dividend date 06.10.16
Record date 07.10.16
Payment date 11.11.16
Final dividend Date
Ex-dividend date 04.05.17
Record date 05.05.17
Payment date 19.06.17

Payment of dividends in Euro by cheque

Shareholders have the option of receiving their cash dividends in Euro by cheque. It is not possible to request a partial election. Shareholders, who wish to receive their cash dividend in this way, should contact our Registrar, Computershare, using the contact details below.

Payment of dividends by BACS

Many shareholders have already arranged for dividends to be paid by mandate directly to their bank or building society account. The Company mandates dividends through the BACS (Bankers' Automated Clearing Services) system. The benefit to shareholders of the BACS payment method is that the Registrar posts the tax vouchers directly to them, whilst the dividend is credited on the payment date to the shareholder's bank or building society account.

Shareholders who have not yet arranged for their dividends to be paid direct to their bank or building society account and wish to benefit from this service should contact our Registrar to arrange for a Dividend/Interest mandate form to be sent to them. Alternatively, shareholders should complete and return the mandate form attached to their dividend confirmation form.

Global Payments Service

This service provided by our Registrar enables shareholders to have dividend payments paid directly into their bank account in their chosen local currency. To view terms and register, please visit www.computershare.com/uk/investor/GPS.

Contact the Company's Registrar:

By Post:Computershare Investor Services PLC, The Pavilions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol, BS99 7ZZ.

By Telephone:+44 (0) 370 702 0129*


*Lines are open from 8.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays). Calls to 03 numbers are charged at local or national landline numbers.