Eckoh narrows pre-tax losses

Speech recognition specialist Eckoh said it has narrowed annual pre-tax losses to £197,000 as it reported an adjusted pre-tax profit of £0.7m yesterday. Turnover for the year rose to £7.9m, up from £6.7m. Chief executive officer Nik Philpot said the firm has been able to build on good progress made last year, when the firm undertook a massive restructuring programme.