- 1PM Plc's H1 pretax profit rose 84% to £0.61m, from £0.33m. Revenue rose 37% to £1.95m, from £1.42m. It also appointed Ian Smith as non-executive chairman, effective from Feb. 1, 2014.

"Notwithstanding the continuing challenging economic climate, current levels of demand lead the Group to anticipate further progress in the second half," the company said.

Story provided by