Annual Report and Accounts 2010

27Post-balance sheet events

After the year-end, the directors proposed payment of a final dividend in respect of 2010 of 1.74 pence per share. Subject to shareholder approval, the final dividend will be paid on 18 May 2011 to shareholders on the register on 3 May 2011. The final dividend has not been recognised as a distribution during the year ended 31 December 2010.