Strong H1 sets lighting firm on the path to growth

Worcestershire lighting group, F W Thorpe has reported a strong first half with group revenues up by 23.8% and operating profit increasing almost 20%.

The Redditch-based group is now looking for sustained momentum during the second half, aided by the expansion of one of its local operations.

For the six months to December 31, 2016, revenue reached £51.2m (H1 2015/16: £41.4m), while pre-tax profit claimed 18% to £7.8m (H1 2015/16: £6.6m).

In the group’s interim results statement, chairman A... For the full story register now for free or login below...