• 8.0% growth in Group operating profit(1)(2)
  • Underlying earnings per share(3) up 20.3%
  • Record UK Retail net revenue
  • UK Retail profit(1)(2) per shop growing for the third consecutive year
  • Over 50% growth in operating profit(1)(2) in European Retail
  • Sportsbook net revenue up 26%. New online and mobile platforms on track for 2013 launch.
  • Enhanced trading technology drives increase in margins
  • Acquisition of Betdaq in 2013 will enable a comprehensive and differentiated sports betting offer
(1) Continuing operations excluding High Rollers.
(2) Profit before tax, net finance expense and exceptional items.
(3) Adjusted to exclude exceptional items and High Rollers.

Net revenue(1) (£million)£1,053.3m+7.4%Net revenue

Operating profit(1)(2) (£million)£206.1m+8.0%Net revenue

Dividend (pence per share)8.9p+14.1%Net revenue

Our business at a glance

UK RetailNet revenue£739.5m+8.2%

DigitalNet revenue£178.1m+9.0%

European RetailNet revenue£126.2m+1.7%

TelephoneNet revenue£9.5m+0.0%

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Chairmans statement

Peter Erskine - Chairman

Peter Erskine considers business performance, the role of corporate governance and how Board changes position Ladbrokes for 2013.

Peter ErskineChairman

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The Board and the executive team use a number of key performance indicators (‘KPIs’) to monitor Group and divisional performance against budgets and forecasts as well as to measure progress against our strategic objectives. Here we provide the main KPIs for our two largest divisions.

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Chief Executive's review

Richard I Glynn - Chief Executive

Richard Glynn examines business performance in 2012 and expands on our perfomance objective for 2013.

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Chief Executive's reviewdownload the PDF Our strategic prioritiesdownload the PDF

Business review

Business model

Ladbrokes is in the business of providing excitement to customers. We deliver the excitement of sports betting and gaming in retail, online, via tablet, mobile and on the telephone.

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Financial review

Richard I Glynn - Chief Executive

Ian Bull considers the Group’s performance over the past year and the improving balance sheet.

Ian Bull Chief Financial Officer

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Financial reviewdownload the PDF

Risk and how we manage them

Achieving the strategy outlined in the Chief Executive’s review will deliver long-term growth for the benefit of all stakeholders whilst minimising some of the key risks that Ladbrokes faces. Failure to achieve the strategy has the potential to affect the business and its performance.

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Corporate responsibility at Ladbrokes

Acting responsibly has always been a priority for Ladbrokes. The continued public questioning of the role of business in society has confirmed our view that a successful business is a responsible business.

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The Board continues to be committed to high standards of corporate governance. The Board strives to provide the right leadership, strategic oversight and control environment to produce and sustain delivery of value to all of the Company’s shareholders.

Corporate governancedownload the PDF Board of directorsdownload the PDF Directors' reportdownload the PDF Directors' remuneration reportdownload the PDF

Financial statements

Consolidated financial statements

  •  Notes to the consolidated financial statements
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  •  Statement of directors' responsibilities in relation to the consolidated financial statements
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  •  Independent auditor's report to the members of Ladbrokes plc on the consolidated financial statements
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Financial statements

Company financial statements

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