Note2018
£'000
2017
£'000
Net cash from operating activities19(11,018)(8,768)
Finance expenses paid(12)(16)
Tax paid(28)
Net cash from operating activities(11,058)(8,784)
Cash flows from investing activities
Purchase of equity investments(55,228)(50,239)
Purchase of property, plant and equipment(2)(5)
Net cash placed on long-term deposit(60,209)
Net cash from investing activities(115,439)(50,244)
Cash flows from financing activities
Net proceeds from issue of shares83,460105,074
Purchase of own shares for share schemes(1,211)
Net cash from financing activities82,249105,074
Net (decrease)/increase in cash and cash equivalents(44,248)46,046
Cash and cash equivalents at start of period74,93828,929
Effect of exchange rate changes319(37)
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period31,00974,938