Pre-tax profit at Arcese UK fell over 30% in the year to the end of December, accounts posted at Companies House have shown. Turnover at the Thurrock-based firm, which runs around 80 vehicles, rose almost 1.7% during 2013 to £24.07m (2012: £23.67m) but profits before tax fell to just under £259,000 (2012: £372,000). The slide resulted in a profit margin of just 1.07% in the year, down from 1.57% in 2012. Arcese UK MD Keith Luetchford was not available for […]
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