Note2018
£000
2017
£000
Continuing operations
Revenue3111,05178,287
Cost of sales(72,447)(51,722)
Gross profit38,60426,565
Distribution expenses(4,216)(3,175)
Administrative expenses before separately disclosed items:(23,389)(14,309)
— Separately disclosed items4(3,321)(2,467)
Total administrative expenses(26,710)(16,776)
Operating profit3, 47,6786,614
Financial income6116
Financial expenses6(766)(581)
Net financing costs755(575)
Profit from continuing operations before tax36,9236,039
Taxation7(1,992)(1,207)
Profit from continuing operations4,9314,832
Profit for the year attributable to:
Non-controlling interest20
Owners of the parent4,9114,832
4,9314,832
Earnings per share9
Basic earnings per share – continuing operations8.34p9.69p
Diluted earnings per share – continuing operations8.28p9.58p