Simon Thompson 

Driver set for a bumper second half

Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson

Driver Group (DRV:52p), a consultancy that provides clients in the construction and engineering sectors with specialist services including project management and dispute resolution support services, warned of weaker trading in the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions in March so the decline in first half reported pre-tax profits from £1.7m to £1m, on revenues down by £2m to £29.7m, was not wholly unexpected especially as the company absorbed £500,000 of restructuring costs in the period.

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