- GBGroup, the identity intelligence specialist, posts adjusted operating profits of £3.8m for the six months to the end of September - 47% up on last time.

Revenue rose by 28% to £23.2m with both divisions, Identity Proofing and Identity Solutions, contributing to growth.

After-tax profits were up 43% at £1.7m.

Chief executive Richard Law said: "We have made strong progress against our strategy throughout the first half of the year and expect this positive momentum to continue through to the year end and beyond. With the added capabilities, markets and clients bought to the Group by the acquisitions of DecTech and Transactis, we are confident of our continued growth and for the prospects of the Group which we feel are very positive."

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