Profit before tax was up by 13% to £3m. The company’s average amount of students was also up by 26%.
Phil Carter, group chief executive, said: “The group has delivered strong underlying results in the first six months of the year. The acquisitions of Assa and more recently Fern have established Carter & Carter as the market leader in vocational training.
“The integration of these businesses is progressing well. We are well placed to deliver a good performance in the second half of our financial year.”
|Half-year ended Jan 31, 06||Half-year ended Jan 31, 05||Growth %|
|Underlying operating profit (£m)||6.2||4.6||32|
|Underlying profit before tax (£m)||4.7||2.7||76|
|Profit before tax (£m)||9.5||7.3||30|