Legal & General Group Plc grants share-based payments to employees within the Legal & General Group. The Group recognises an expense for these payments measured indirectly by reference to the fair value of the equity instruments granted. The expense is recognised over the vesting period as the services are received. The relevant company is recharged its share of this expense with reference to the benefits it receives from the employees. The full disclosures required by FRS 20 are provided in the Group’s consolidated financial statements.
The total expense recharged to the Company in relation to share-based payments was £nil (2010: £nil).