b'N O T E S T O T H E A C C O U N T S2.Group turnover 2019 2018* TurnoverTurnover Analysis by class of business 000s000sConstruction 922,699 846,481Residential Developments 146,483 143,500Property Services 474,316 505,975Other4,538 4,653Group total 1,548,036 1,500,609*The classification of comparative figures have been corrected. There is no impact on the total revenue but Residential Developments has increased and Property Services has decreased by 5,600,000.2019 2018* TurnoverTurnover Analysis of Group turnover 000s000sConstruction contracts 1,302,958 1,211,102Rendering of services 177,208 215,795Sale of land and residential properties 63,332 69,059Rental/licence fee income 4,538 4,653Group total 1,548,036 1,500,609*The classification of comparative figures have been corrected. There is no impact on the total revenue but Construction contracts has decreased and Sale of land and residential properties has increased by 5,600,000.Group turnover is materially within the United Kingdom. 3.Group operating profit 2019 2018000s 000sThis is stated after charging/(crediting):Amortisation of goodwill 3,477 3,477Auditors remuneration* - audit of these accounts 32 28 - audit of subsidiaries accounts** 344 286 - taxation compliance services - 8 - non-audit services - 330Cost of stock recognised as expense 52,112 56,906Depreciation of tangible fixed assets(including loss on disposal 71,000 (2018 19,000)) 6,368 5,554Foreign exchange loss /(gain) 280 (470)Hire of plant and machinery 5,295 7,271Operating lease rentals 6,547 6,949Research and development credits (2,241) (1,169)Research and development 10,500 7,108GMP equalisation - 1,300*Excludes fee payments made through joint ventures **2019 includes fee of 18,000 paid to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in respect of the prior year audit82 ANNUAL REVIEW 2019'