EMAP reports rise in operating profits

EMAP has reported a seven per cent rise in operating profits to £229m on turnover, up two per cent to £1.68bn for the year to March 31.

EMAP has reported a seven per cent rise in operating profits to &£229m on turnover, up two per cent to &£1.68bn for the year to March 31. But the media group reported a five per cent decline in revenue for April, though it says it will be up 24 per cent for May. Company chairman Adam Broadbent has announced he is retiring next year.

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