Simon Thompson 

Driver delivers strong second half

Simon Thompson

Simon Thompson

Driver Group (DRV:56p), a consultancy that provides clients in the construction and engineering sectors with specialist services including project management and dispute resolution support services, has delivered a markedly stronger second half trading performance, reversing a weak first half result when underlying pre-tax profits fell sharply from £2.1m to £762,000. The board expects to report second half underlying pre-tax profits of £2.38m, up from £1.7m in the same period of 2018, albeit this is slightly shy of analysts’ expectations.

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