As a remainer I watched the Brexit vote unfold like a very slow motion car crash. I would dearly love to be proven wrong and maybe this provides hope that I will be but I will keep the bunting in its wrapper just for the time being. These are results to June so don't yet show the financial position in the Brave New World.
Housebuilder Galliford Try is cautiously optimistic about the future, with sales now higher than a year ago. The company reported an 18% increase in pretax profit to £135m in the year to the end of June. Home sales during the period totalled 3,078. The 2% rise in the average selling price was a result of the company gradually moving its focus from London and the southeast to lower-priced areas.