The Thorpe (FW) Board to recommend an increased final dividend of 4.84p per share (2022: 4.61p), which gives a total for the year of 6.46p (2022: 6.15p excluding special dividend).
Other financial highlights include:
Strong revenue growth across the Group, both organically with service levels returning to normal and from the contributions of acquisitions
Solid operating profit growth despite inflationary cost pressures
Expanded their presence in Germany with the addition of SchahlLED in September 2022
Net cash generated from operating activities remained strong - £31.9m (2022: £19.7m)
Solid start to 2023/24, with operating performance in line with the start of the prior year