- Air conditioner and boiler hire company Andrews Sykes said it had approved the payment of a special interim dividend of around £10m, or 23.7p pence per share.

The company said it had net cash reserves at 22 July of about £29.9m, which its board had decided was surplus to its requirements.

The dividend would be paid on 28 August to shareholders on the register on 7 August.

At 2:27pm: [LON:ASY] Andrews Sykes Group PLC share price was +45p at 595p

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