RWS Holdings upbeat at AGM

RWS Holdings, which provides intellectual property services to FTSE firms, yesterday predicted another years of group sales growth for 2013. Speaking at the business’s annual meeting, executive chairman Andrew Brode hailed an “encouraging” three months for the business as it looks to secure its tenth successive year of growth. The firm bought online patent filing outfit Inovia in October 2011 and yesterday said it expected the buy to help boost results.