- Solid State has lifted its FY pretax profit by 40% to £4.2m, from £3.01m. Dividend was 12p a share, unchanged. The company saw revenue skip higher to £44.1m, from £36.56m.

Chairman Tony Frere said:

"Solid State has made two valuable acquisitions in just over 12 months driving integration and cross selling opportunities between the complementary Group divisions.

"We are delighted to have reached a quick and satisfactory settlement with the MoJ and can report that the core Group has continued to progress during the year.

"The Board is optimistic about the prospects for Solid State and believes that the track record of delivery and the scale of the Group will prove to be an increasingly important competitive driver in its markets."

At 9:18am: [LON:SOLI] Solid State Plc share price was 0p at 297.5p

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