Jackson (Wm) & Son revealed a drop in pre-tax profits from £2.4m to £1.8m in the six months to 31 October, depressed by a 27 per cent decline in turnover from £85m to £62.4m. Earnings per share tumbled to 67.32p (74.5p). No dividend was declared .
London Industrial, which provides workspace for rent mainly to small businesses in the Greater London Area, announced £730,000 pre-tax profits for the three months to December on higher turnover of £2.6m (£1.7m). Earnings per share were ahead at 6.5p (2.1p).
Throgmorton 1000 Smallest Companies Trust pre-tax profit was £487,000 (£511,000) in the six months to December. Net asset value per share grew to 143.18p (135.44p). No dividend.