- Vp, the equipment rental specialist, says that it is confident about producing growth this year.

Speaking at its AGM, Jeremy Pilkington, Chairman, said: "The sentiments expressed in the Interim Management Statement announced in August still hold. I am pleased to reiterate that the generally upbeat finish to the previous financial year continued into the new financial year with the business delivering growth and capitalising on organic investment opportunities.

"The promising start to the year and a strong balance sheet that enables us to pursue opportunities as they arise, give us confidence that we will deliver further satisfactory results in the current financial year."

At 10:51am: [LON:VP.] VP share price was -1.5p at 231p

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