The Group has established a solid platform to deliver M&A activity.
- Headline profit before tax of £9.7 million (2018: £10.2 million)
- Diluted headline EPS of 15.8p (2018: 16.7p)
- Net debt of £10.4 million (2018: £6.4 million)
- Committed banking facilities in place to October 2023
1 Headline operating profit excludes exceptional items and amortisation of acquired intangibles. Headline profit before taxation excludes exceptional items, amortisation of acquired intangibles and the net finance cost in respect of the Group’s defined benefit pension scheme. Diluted headline EPS also takes into account the taxation effect thereon.