At 1 April 20154.87.712.5
(Credited)/charged to the income statement(0.2)11.511.3
Utilised in the year(3.7)(5.0)(8.7)
At 31 March 20160.914.215.1
Charged to the income statement7.011.018.0
Utilised in the year(4.2)(2.4)(6.6)
At 31 March 20173.722.826.5

The group had no provisions classed as non-current at 31 March 2017 or 31 March 2016.

The severance provision as at 31 March 2017 and 31 March 2016 relates to severance costs as a result of group reorganisation.

Other provisions principally relate to contractual, legal and environmental claims against the group and represent management's best estimate of the value of settlement, the timing of which is dependent on the resolution of the relevant legal claims.


The company had no provisions at 31 March 2017 or 31 March 2016.