NoteShare
capital
£000
Share
premium
£000
Other
reserves
£000
Retained
earnings
£000
Total
equity
£000
At 1 April 20132,23146,15252753,491102,401
Loss for the year (attributable
to equity holders of the parent)
(2,640)(2,640)
Proceeds from shares issued5,20639,55044,756
Equity settled share-based payments22243243
Actuarial loss on defined benefit pension scheme30(1,261)(1,261)
Deferred income taxes on defined benefit pension scheme20(101)(101)
At 31 March 20147,43785,70277049,489143,398

The increase in share capital and share premium reflect the 7:3 rights issue of 208,252,511 new ordinary shares at 23p per share which was approved by shareholders on 18 March 2013. The rights issue completed on 5 April 2013, with the Group receiving net proceeds of £44,756,000 consisting of gross proceeds of £47,898,000 offset by transaction costs of £3,142,000.

NoteShare
capital
£000
Share
premium
£000
Other
reserves
£000
Retained
earnings
£000
Total
equity
£000
At 1 January 20122,23146,15246983,446132,298
Loss for the period (attributable
to equity holders of the parent)
(23,127)(23,127)
Dividends paid9(4,462)(4,462)
Equity settled share-based payments225858
Actuarial loss on defined benefit pension scheme30(2,824)(2,824)
Deferred income taxes on defined benefit pension scheme20458458
At 31 March 20132,23146,15252753,491102,401