- 1pm said it expected to post a 75% rise in pre-tax interim profit to £3.5m.

Revenue, it said, would rise by 73% to £13.8m.

"Both revenue and profit before tax and exceptional items are consistent with market expectations for the full year ending 31 May 2018," 1pm said.

"They reflect both organic growth at each of the businesses ... and strategic growth from the more recently acquired entities."

At 9:59am: [LON:OPM] 1pm PLC share price was +3.25p at 49p

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