|Amounts recognised as distributions to equity holders in the year:
|Final dividend for the year ended 31 December 2011 of 7.30p (2010: 5.75p) per share
|Interim dividend for the year ended 31 December 2012 of 4.00p (2011: 3.60p) per share
|Proposed final dividend for the year ended 31 December 2012 of 8.30p (2011: 7.30p) per share
The proposed final dividend is subject to approval by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting and has not been included as a
liability in these financial statements.
The dividend is waived on shares held by the Bodycote International Employee Benefit Trust.