- 1. Basis of accounting
- 2. Accounting policies
- 3. Currency conversion
- 4. Operating costs and share of results of associates
- 5. Finance income and finance costs
2. Accounting policies
The unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements comply with the recognition and measurement criteria of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as adopted by the European Union and as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), IAS 34 Interim Financial Reporting and with the accounting policies of the Group which were set out in the 2010 Annual Report and Accounts. No changes have been made to the Group’s accounting policies in the period to 30 June 2011.
Statutory Information and Independent Review
The unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the six months to 30 June 2011 and 30 June 2010 do not constitute statutory accounts. The financial information for the year ended 31 December 2010 does not constitute statutory accounts. The statutory accounts for the year ended 31 December 2010 have been delivered to the Jersey Registrar of Companies and received an unqualified auditors’ report. The interim financial statements are unaudited but have been reviewed by the auditors in their report.
The announcement of the interim results was approved by the board of directors on 24 August 2011.