- 1pm has won Independent Lessor of the Year and chief operating officer Maria Lewis was presented with the Editor's Choice award at the seventh annual easing World Awards 2015.

Chairman Ian Smith said: "These awards are deserved recognition of the Company's continued outstanding commercial and financial performance which has seen the business more than double in size in recent years. This has been driven by the executive team of Maria Lewis and Helen Walker, supported by the entire staff."

At 2:01pm: [LON:OPM] 1pm PLC share price was +4p at 73.5p

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