successful execution of strategy produced 10% PBTA growth (constant currency).
reduced tax rate and charge; 14% eps growth (constant currency).
Energy business continued to grow, managing well the declining oil price and political unrest in the Middle East.
£58m total consideration committed to new acquisitions which will enhance performance in 2015.
balance sheet remains strong with year end net bank borrowings at £73.2m and facility headroom of £87m at the year end.
proposed full year dividend increased by 15%.