Notes52 weeks to
28 March
52 weeks to
29 March
Cash flows from operating activities
Profit after tax for the period, before non-recurring items55.853.8
Non-recurring items(0.3)(1.1)
Profit after tax for the period55.552.7
Depreciation — property, plant and equipment18.019.9
Impairment charge0.40.8
Amortisation — intangible assets5.35.4
Net finance costs5.06.1
Loss on disposal of property, plant and equipment2.11.7
Equity-settled share based payment transactions1.00.1
Fair value loss/(gain) on derivative financial instruments1.4(0.9)
Income tax expense17.118.3
(Increase)/decrease in inventories(17.0)13.5
Decrease/(increase) in trade and other receivables1.0(8.9)
Increase in trade and other payables10.76.6
Increase in provisions6.70.3
Finance income received0.20.3
Finance costs paid(4.6)(4.2)
Income tax paid(35.3)(18.2)
Net cash from operating activities67.593.5
Cash flows from investing activities
Purchase of intangible assets(5.3)(3.7)
Purchase of property, plant and equipment(21.4)(16.7)
Net cash used in investing activities(26.7)(20.4)
Cash flows from financing activities
Net proceeds from exercise of share options2.10.8
Purchase of own shares(3.2)(0.9)
Proceeds from loans, net of transaction costs305.7202.0
Repayment of borrowings(326.0)(239.0)
Payment of finance lease liabilities(0.3)(0.3)
Dividends paid(27.7)(42.7)
Net cash used in financing activities(49.4)(80.1)
Net decrease in cash and bank overdraftsI.(8.6)(7.0)
Cash and cash equivalents at the beginning of the period3.910.9
Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the periodI.(4.7)3.9

The Notes to the financial statements are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.