- Triad Group increased interim profits after lowering expenses.

Pre-tax profit grew to £0.76m, from £0.69m, after revenue edged back to £14.24m, from £14.83m.

The company declared an interim dividend of 0.5p per share, compared to nothing in the previous year.

"Plans to further improve profitability are progressing well, the company said.

"Gross margin remains the key focus, achieved through improvements in daily rates and utilisation levels."

At 8:17am: [LON:TRD] Triad Group PLC share price was +4p at 63.5p

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