Goldsmiths Group, the jeweller, reduced taxable losses from pounds 1.3m to pounds 817,000 for the six months to 31 August, helped by higher sales of pounds 21.2m ( pounds 18.7m). Loss per share was cut to 2.49p (4.09p). Dividend is 0.8p.
Hamleys, toys and games retailer, jumped from pounds 115,000 to pounds 676,000 pre-tax profit in the six months to 31 July on sales of pounds 8.9m ( pounds 7.6m). Earnings per share rose to 2.7p (1.5p). Dividend is 2p.
Manganese Bronze Holdings, which makes bronze bearings and metal products, pushed pre-tax profits ahead by a third to pounds 2m ( pounds 1.5m) for the year to 31 July on slightly lower turnover of pounds 74.5m ( pounds 75.4m). Earnings per share rose to 7.58p (5.89p). Final dividend is 2.5p, making 4p (2.5p).Reuse content