Losses mount for construction consultancy

LOSSES have grown for Lancashire construction consultancy Driver Group with its six-month interim dividend payout ditched.

Although revenue for the listed Haslingden company grew 32% to £27.9m (2015: £21.1m) in the half-year to March 31, pre-tax losses amounted to £3.4m (2015: loss of £2.1m).

Nevertheless, the company managed to increase its headcount from 461 to 541.

Chairman Steve Norris said: "During the last six months the group has undergone profound change both in terms of management, cost... For the full story register now for free or login below...