- International healthcare communications and public relations group Huntsworth saw a return to modest revenue growth in the year to the end of December.

Revenues rose to GBP168.4m from GBP164.7m but headline operating profit fell to GBP15.3m from GBP18.2m and headline pre-tax profits of GBP13.3m were down from GBP16.0m in 2014.

The group posts an operating loss before tax of GBP37.8m against GBP56.9m last time.

The diluted loss per share was 12.3p compared with 17.6p a year ago,

The dividend of 1.75p per share is unchanged.

Chief executive Paul Taaffe said: "These full year results show Huntsworth returning to modest growth led by Huntsworth Health which delivered double digit revenue growth and is now the largest part of company. After a year of significant change, Huntsworth is now well positioned to see the benefits of the restructuring flow through to its results in the coming year."

At 9:41am: [LON:HNT] Huntsworth PLC share price was +0.25p at 42p

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