Share
capital
£000
Share
premium
£000
Other reserves
£000
Retained earnings
£000
Total
equity
£000
At 1 April 20167,43785,7022,15016,261111,550
Total comprehensive income for the year4,8024,802
Ordinary shares issued*3434
Equity settled share-based payments1,3935971,990
Dividends paid(5,078)(5,078)
At 31 March 20177,47185,7023,54316,582113,298

* The issue of shares represents shares allotted to satisfy the 2013 Performance Share Plan award which vested in June, September and November 2016.

Share
capital
£000
Share
premium
£000
Other
reserves
£000
Retained earnings
£000
Total
equity
£000
At 1 April 20157,43785,7021,10014,144108,383
Total comprehensive income for the year5,0925,092
Equity settled share-based payments1,0501,050
Dividends paid(2,975)(2,975)
At 31 March 20167,43785,7022,15016,261111,550