|Ordinary shares of 1p each:||2015|
|Allotted, called up and fully paid||199,063,222||1,991||199,063,222||1,991|
During the current period there has been no movement in the Company's share capital (2014: no movement). Share premium has remained at £151.0m (2014: £151.0m) as a result of there being no transactions.
In total the Company received proceeds of £0.7m (2014: £2.1m) from the exercise of share options.
Potential Issue of Ordinary Shares
The Company has three employee share option schemes, which were set up following the Company's flotation. Further information regarding these schemes can be found in note 22 of the Group's financial statements.
Interest in Own Shares
At 3 April 2015 the Company held in Trust 4,745,633 (2014: 5,017,202) of its own shares with a nominal value of £47,456 (2014: £50,172). The Trust has waived any entitlement to the receipt of dividends in respect of its holding of the Company's ordinary shares. The market value of these shares at 3 April 2015 was £21.7m (2014: £23.1m).