|Half Year ended 30 June 2018
|Financial highlights - continuing operations
||Underlying YOY change
|Profit before tax
|Earnings/(loss) per share
|Free cash flow
|HY 2018 underlying profit before tax1 including trading result from businesses held for sale2
|Underlying profit before tax1
|Significant new contracts and restructuring
|Underlying profit before tax1 before significant new contracts and restructuring
|HY 2018 trading profit for Supplier Assessment Services and ParkingEye
|Underlying profit before tax1 including businesses held for sale, before significant new contracts and restructuring
1 Refer to appendix 1 for calculation of Alternative Performance Measures
2 At 30 June 2018, the recently announced disposals, Supplier Assessment Services (including Constructionline) and ParkingEye, are disclosed as held for sale and their trading profit for HY 2018 is no longer included in underlying performance. The FY 2018 profit guidance of £270-£300m included the trading profit from these two businesses. The table reconciles the HY 2018 underlying profit before tax1 to the half year equivalent of the FY 2018 guidance by including the trading result from these businesses.
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