Owens has returned to profit after three consecutive years of losses, its latest financial results have revealed. The Welsh firm posted a pre-tax profit of £706,782 for the year ended 30 June 2012, up from a loss of £12,562 at the end of the previous year. Its pre-tax profit margin also rose to 1.9%, while turn-over jumped 11.9% to £36.7m (2011: £32.8m). 2012 was the first year since 2009 that the firm posted a pre-tax profit, after seeing losses of […]
Royal Mail offset declining letter volume with its growing parcels operation in a year that saw it surpass the £10bn turnover mark for the first time, but saw pre-tax profit fall by more than a third (37%).
A property revaluation was responsible for scuppering the bottom line at Bradford-based Expect Distribution in the year to the end of November 2012. It was enough to turn the previous year’s profit before tax of £432,500 into a loss of more than £943,700, despite a 14% rise in turnover from £15.8m to £18.1m.