Net cash from operating activities25131.6139.4
Investing activities
Purchases of property, plant and equipment(55.3)(56.2)
Proceeds on disposal of property, plant and equipment and intangible assets5.61.9
Purchases of intangible fixed assets(4.1)(3.0)
Acquisition of businesses(2.7)
Purchase of sundry investments(0.1)(0.9)
Disposal of investments1.8
Net cash used in investing activities(54.8)(58.2)
Financing activities
Interest received0.10.1
Interest paid(2.8)(3.4)
Dividends paid(45.2)(24.0)
Repayments of bank loans(0.5)(36.6)
Payments of obligations under finance leases(0.1)(0.1)
Own shares purchased/settlement of share options(7.0)(3.5)
Net cash used in financing activities(55.5)(67.5)
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents21.313.7
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year15.31.6
Effect of foreign exchange rate changes(0.6)
Cash and cash equivalents at end of year2536.015.3