Consolidated income statement information

Years ended 31 December

  2018
£’000
2017
£’000
2016
£’000
2015
£’000
2014
£’000
Revenue 89,594 84,769 76,677 68,669 61,370

Profit before tax

Tax

9,714

(2,023)

8,822

(1,944)

7,806

(1,581)

8,649

(1,752)

7,611

(1,538)
Profit attributable to equity holders 7,691 6,878 6,225 6,897 6,073
Earnings per share 72.12p 65.07p 59.60p 66.02p 57.64p
Diluted earnings per share 71.90p 64.79p 59.10p 65.48p 57.30p
Dividends paid and proposed per share 37.50p 34.66p 32.25p 30.00p 26.50p