NoteBefore
other
items
2014
£000
Other
items
2014
£000
Total
2014
£000
Before
other
items
2013
£000
Other
items
2013
£000
Total
2013
£000
Continuing operations
Revenue3231,312231,312318,256318,256
Cost of sales(217,830)(2,017)(219,847)(330,945)(1,766)(332,711)
Gross profit/(loss)13,482(2,017)11,465(12,689)(1,766)(14,455)
Other operating income541541993993
Distribution costs(2,432)(79)(2,511)(2,912)(2,912)
Administrative expenses(3,970)(5,633)(9,603)(4,610)(5,664)(10,274)
Movements in the valuation of derivative financial instruments104104
Operating profit/(loss) before share of results of JVs and associates7,621(7,729)(108)(19,218)(7,326)(26,544)
Share of results of JVs and associates(3,038)(353)(3,391)(310)(310)
Operating profit/(loss)44,583(8,082)(3,499)(19,528)(7,326)(26,854)
Finance income7771010
Finance expense7(565)(565)(2,014)(2,014)
Profit/(loss) before tax4,025(8,082)(4,057)(21,532)(7,326)(28,858)
Taxation8(1,427)2,8441,4173,0572,6745,731
Profit/(loss) for the period attributable to the equity holders of the parent2,598(5,238)(2,640)(18,475)(4,652)(23,127)
Earnings per share:*
Basic100.88p(1.77p)(0.89p)(10.78p)(2.71p)(13.49p)
Diluted100.88p(1.77p)(0.89p)(10.78p)(2.71p)(13.49p)

* Earnings per share for the period ended 31 March 2013 has been restated to take account of the impact of the discount element of the rights issue which completed in April 2013 (see note 10). The comparative period represents the 15 month period ended 31 March 2013.

Further details of other items are disclosed in note 5 to the consolidated financial statements.