William Hill, the bookmakers, announced results for the 53 weeks ended 1 Jan (results). They saw profit before tax increase 48 per cent on the 53 weeks prior to £277.7m. The firm today announced that they propose to take full control of William Hill Online (release from Playtech who own a 29 per cent stake).
, the textile service business, has published full year results for the year ended December (results
). The firm saw profit before tax rise by 20 per cent to £94.9m. Berendsen
acquired Netherlands-based Groene Team, a mat and washroom company, in 2012.
, the aviation services company, published results for the year ended December (results
). Pre-tax profits fell by four per cent to £163m.