29. Discontinued operations

The results of the discontinued operations relate to the King Systems business which was disposed on 15 February 2013 and were as follows:

20162015
Before
special items
£000
Special
items
£000
Total
£000
Before
special items
£000
Special
items
£000
Total
£000
Revenue
Operating expenses before special items
Finance costs
Profit before tax and special items
Special items
Profit before tax of continued operations
Taxation
Profit after tax of continued operations
Loss on disposal: movement in fair value of contingent consideration(999)(999)(1,314)(1,314)
Net profit attributable to discontinued operations (attributable to the owners of the Company)(999)(999)(1,314)(1,314)

Special items from discounted operations of £1.0m (FY2015 : £1.3m) relate to the movement in the value of the contingent consideration receivable (see note 26).